Inspiration and examples to help reduce carbon emissions & increase awareness.
Reduce negative impact
Impact during game development and production
Impact during game marketing
Raise awareness in the industry
Inform and influence consumers
For game companies – by game companies
Play Create Green is started by a group of leading Nordic game companies. We believe that knowledge-sharing is necessary for the game industry to become climate-neutral.
Cases and examples from the game industry
Space Ape measured and reduced their carbon footprint
Here is their 4-step-process for you to copy
The London-based mobile games company Space Ape has chosen a quite hands-on approach to lessen their negative impact on the climate. They’ve decided to take the time and do the research on how you can measure and reduce the emissions of a game company – and they’re happy for you to copy their method.
A designated Green Team drives emission reductions at GameDuell
The Berlin-based game company GameDuell is working towards the vision of reducing their carbon emission production to zero. In order to move towards this goal, they set up an internal Green Team to coordinate and implement steps and actions.
MAG Interactive’s process and considerations when offsetting their carbon emissions
Reducing your carbon emissions is an important part of becoming greener. But it can be hard to cut all emissions. Offsetting your emissions through green initiatives has been the way for MAG Interactive to make up for their negative impact on the climate.
Playing For The Planet: A UN initiative to make games greener
In a partnership between game companies and the United In a partnership between game companies and the United Nations, Playing For The Planet has an ambition to reduce the industry’s environmental impact.
How to build a green gaming computer
The energy consumption from gaming computers is an important part of the carbon emission from the life cycle of games. But there are ways to reduce this.
Massive Entertainments considerations when creating a sustainable office
When Massive Entertainment moved from their old offices to their new office building Kvarteret Eden, it was important to remain as sustainable as possible.
Avalanche Studios are taking steps towards more climate-neutral offices
As Avalanche Studios opened their new office in Malmö they also sought to test out how to make it sustainable.
How BetaDwarf became carbon neutral through a change of hosting services
By adding ‘climate-friendly’ to the pro’s and con’s list when searching for hosting services, BetaDwarf reduced their climate impact attributed to distribution to near zero.
Empower and nudge players in-game
At the Green Mobile Game Jam 2020, some of the largest game companies in the industry took it upon themselves to find innovative ways to educate and empower players about climate change through their mobile games.
PlayCreateGreen is a community of industry professionals who’ve joined together to create a greener game industry.