Philly: Start-up Round-up – Good Works

Juliana Reyes mentioned Skyless Games in her start-up round-up post. She wrote about how we are making a positive change in the world with video games. She also covered the job exploration opportunity we did with 16 year old Josh Vickery. Take a look at the round-up here:

Skyless Games Recognized as Innovator of the Year

Last night we were recognized by Marcum LLP as the Innovator of the Year in Emerging Technology during their 2014 award show. We are truly honored to have been chosen to win this award in our category. Congratulations to all of the other winners and nominees – together we are the path to Philadelphia becoming a hub […]

Skyless Competing for $400k from Forbes

We are competing to pitch at the Forbes Under 30 Summit. This event is a celebration of young entrepreneurs that will be held in Philadelphia on October 19th-22nd. In order to be selected to participate, we need your help! Please take a moment to visit our company page and follow us to show your support. […]

Welcome to our Newest Co-ops

We recently welcomed a new group of co-op students from Drexel University. For the next six months, these students will be working with us on our game development projects. This new group includes three programmers, a game tester, three 2D graphic artists, a 3D modeler, and a writer. Although they only started this Monday, they […]

Donations in Corrupt Nations Part 3: Ukraine

In the first installment of Donations in Corrupt Nations, I posed several questions regarding the U.S. aid to Ukraine this year. With conflicts abound in the eastern-european nation, will the money intended to help fight corruption truly be used responsibly? I analyzed two large donations made to other nations in the past 4 years to compare and contrast […]

Donations in Corrupt Nations Part 2: Afghanistan

In my last post, I discussed corruption in the African country of Senegal, and the effect that the administration’s financial mismanagement had on donations in aid to the country. This installment will cover a large sum of money pledged back in 2012 at a conference in Tokyo. Roughly $16 billion USD were promised to a Middle Eastern […]

Donations in Corrupt Nations Part 1: Senegal

Recently, the U.S. Government pledged $10 million USD to Ukraine with the intent of fighting corruption. At face value, donating money to combat corruption seems like a worthy cause. But will there be a lasting impact on corruption due to this contribution? What will the long-term effects of this donation be? If we are aware that foreign […]

2 Years at Skyless Game Studios!

Today marks the second year anniversary of Skyless Game Studios. It is at once hard to believe that it’s already been two full years and to believe how much we’ve done in such a short period of time. I suppose that is the effect of doing what you love: time flies but you love every […]

Serious Games Cover Serious Topics

Games for Change Inc., has compiled a great list of serious games that fall into three categories. These serious games are evaluated on their gameplay, their level of innovation, and the degree of impact the game had on its target market. I’ve picked out a game from each of these categories that has won an award in each respective […]

Corruption Case in California

Working on Follow the Money, our anti-corruption training game, has really caused cases of corruption to stand out in the news. All across the globe every day, corrupt officials launder money, commit fraud, and accept bribes. One particular case in recent news really stood out to us – as it represented a corrupt official not only […]