EVOKE – new game by Jane McGonigal – launches 3 March 2010 THE EVOKE GAME LAUNCHES MARCH 3, 2020. RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW AT URGENTEVOKE.COM EVOKE is an online game designed to teach collaboration, creativity, knowledge networking, entrepreneurship, courage, resourcefulness, sustainability, and vision. Our goal: to empower young people all over the world, and especially in Africa, to start tackling the world’s toughest problems: poverty, hunger, sustainable energy, water security, conflict, disaster relief, health care, education, human rights. EVOKE is free to play, and open to anyone, anywhere in the world. It launches on March 3, 2010 and concludes on May 12, 2010. EVOKE was developed by the World Bank Institute, and directed by alternate reality game master Jane McGonigal. For press/media inquiries, please contact *protected email* How to help us EVOKE If you have 1 minute: Tweet, blog, or Facebook the game URL to friends and colleagues. The URL is www.urgentevoke.com If you have 5 minutes: Embed the game trailer on your blog, website or Facebook wall. You can grab the embed link at www.vimeo.com/9094186 If you have 20 minutes: Volunteer as an online EVOKE mentor. Send a one-sentence description of your skills & expertise to *protected email*. Sometime during the game (March 3 – May 12, 2010), you’ll receive a message partnering you with a player. Your mentor mission is simple: visit the player’s wall, share some words of wisdom with them, and cheer on their efforts.