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Green Games Guide – a resource for game businesses

The Green Games Guide is an English perspective towards the games industry way to lower carbon footprint Earlier this year, the PlayCreateGreen initiative was followed by UKIE’s Green Games Guide. This is a resource that contains practical advice and steps for games business to reduce their carbon footprint. Developed in collaboration with Games London, the…Continue readingGreen Games Guide – a resource for game businesses

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How Embracer Group emphasized green energy in the group

The power of raising a question Embracer Group is the parent company of businesses developing and publishing PC, console and mobile games for the global games market. The Group is composed of eight operative groups, 63 internal game development studios and is engaging more than 7000 employees and contracted employers in more than 40 countries.…Continue readingHow Embracer Group emphasized green energy in the group

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Empower and nudge players in-game

Games reach billions of players all over the world. Perhaps one of the largest impacts we can have as an industry, is to make use of our reach to nudge the world in a greener direction. Through our games, we can empower, educate and nudge players. Especially the games that are already launched, live and…Continue readingEmpower and nudge players in-game

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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.  The…Continue readingSpace Ape measured and reduced their carbon footprint – Here is their 4-step-process for you to copy

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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. The designated Green Team  In 2009, GameDuell decided to work towards the vision of making the…Continue readingA designated Green Team drives emission reductions at GameDuell

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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.   Offsetting is a way to compensate for the carbon emissions caused by…Continue readingMAG Interactive’s process and considerations when offsetting their carbon emissions

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Playing For The Planet: A UN initiative to make games greener

In a partnership between game companies and the United Nations, Playing For The Planet has an ambition to reduce the industry’s environmental impact. Playing For The Planet is an open alliance, where companies can join by committing to reduce their negative impact on the environment. The commitments include anything from goals of carbon neutrality and…Continue readingPlaying For The Planet: A UN initiative to make games greener

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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. Two of the leading researchers on energy consumption of gaming computers have made a website describing things you can do to cut gaming computers energy consumption. Via their…Continue readingHow to build a green gaming computer

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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. While a move is a complicated process, they had sustainability in mind from the moment the project started. Renovating an existing building Choosing Eden as their new home allowed Massive to…Continue readingMassive Entertainments considerations when creating a sustainable office

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Avalanche Studios are taking steps towards more climate-neutral offices

In 2018 Avalanche Studios Group opened its offices in Malmö, Sweden. One of the goals for its Studio Manager, Sara Ponnert, was to explore ways to create a truly sustainable office. The office in Malmö became a step on the company’s journey to becoming more climate neutral.Continue readingAvalanche Studios are taking steps towards more climate-neutral offices