Category Archives: Charity
Fri, Sep 27, 2013 | 02:26 BST
At a dedicated event at Eurogamer Expo on Thursday, UL charity GamesAid presented a record-breaking £260,000 to five worthy causes.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 | 03:09 BST
Nvidia and Wargaming.net have teamed up for the GeForce eSports World of Tanks 3v3 Tournament Amateur Division. The 128 team tournament offers a prize pool of 1 million in-game gold, and the two companies will pony up $5,000 cash which will be donated to veteran’s charities with an additional $5,000 garnered from registration fees, in-game gold and PC hardware. Visit Nvidia for more details and to register.
Fri, Sep 13, 2013 | 09:00 BST
Groupees’ ‘Be Mine’ series has launched a charity PC game bundle in support of Tierra McElroy’s Kidney funds, including such games as Ravaged- Zombie Apocalypse, Tower Wars, MacGuffin’s Curse, Krater and more. We’ve got 20 bundles to give away. Get the details here.
Fri, Aug 30, 2013 | 17:23 BST
Zoo Tycoon will make use of community-wide conservation efforts in the game which will help raise awareness of endangered species. The game will also introduce dynamic achievements based on real-world animal-related events, where when each player unlocks each specific achievement, money will be donated to the corresponding cause. Frontier Developments has detailed how this will work a bit more.
Thu, Aug 29, 2013 | 06:11 BST
The Humble Bundle website has moved onto its next big sale, but according to a Twitter update, the Origin bundle closed with over 2.1 million sales and $10.5 million in sales. Over 2.1 million bundles were purchased, and as EA declined all revenue, the majority will go to various charitable organisations after organisers deduct administration costs. The triple-A package broke Humble Bundle records.
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 | 13:03 BST
Warner Bros. PR boss Cat Channon et al have completed the third GamesAid charity cycle from gamescom Cologne to Brighton. Give some money. It was a long way.
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 | 00:56 BST
The Humble Origin Bundle has passed the $9 million mark, and still has four days left on the clock.
Thu, Aug 15, 2013 | 23:39 BST
While the Humble EA Bundle sales have slowed a bit (as you’d expect it to at 937k bundles sold), now is a good time to point out that a new Humble Weekly is up, and it includes Botanicula, McPixel, The Showdown Effect and Thomas Was Alone, along With Amnesia: The Dark Descent if you pay above the average, which has been under $3 all day. Soundtracks also included, naturally, and the charity of the week is Water.
Tue, Aug 13, 2013 | 05:40 BST
Spicy Horse has handed over $40,000 worth of Karma, Akaneiro: Demon Hunters’ in-game currency, to Operation Supply Drop.
Mon, Aug 12, 2013 | 00:30 BST
Sales of MechWarrior Online’s limited edition Sarah’s Jenner have garnered $100,000 for charity, in honour of a young fan who passed away earlier this year.
Fri, Aug 09, 2013 | 11:39 BST
Borderlands 2 is being tackled by three charity fund-raisers in Scotland to raise money for Special Effect, the foundation that creates controllers so that anyone – regardless of disability – can play games.
Mon, Aug 05, 2013 | 09:27 BST
EA has helped to raise over $18,000 for AIDs charities by participating in this year’s AIDS Walk San Francisco.
Wed, Jul 24, 2013 | 02:55 BST
To mark the passing of a young fan, Piranha Games has released a limited edition custom mech, and will donate 100% of proceeds to the Canadian Cancer Society.
Fri, Jun 28, 2013 | 10:15 BST
Klei Entertainment has launched a humble weekly sale for both of its Shank games and Eets. It’s the same format as the Humble Bundle, operating on a ‘pay what you want’ basis.
Wed, Jun 26, 2013 | 23:19 BST
Not-for-profit AbleGamers has opened submissions for its 2013 Summer of Fun Grant Program. The program offers one-off gifts of gaming equipment to players with disabilities, of which there are around 60 million, according to EIC Steve Spohn. This year’s grants were generously funded by Minicore Studios, developer of Tumblewords, but if you’d like to throw a few dollars into the hat, I’m sure AbleGamers will welcome your contribution to its many and varied activities.
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 | 09:20 BST
Humble Bundle 8 has shattered $2 million in sales since it launched on May 28.
Tue, Jun 04, 2013 | 17:17 BST
Bundle Stars has launched the Atomic Indie Bundle which comes with 12 standalone PC games for just $5.
Mon, Jun 03, 2013 | 02:52 BST
Social game developer Kixeye has gathered over $50,000 for US charity Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.
Sun, May 26, 2013 | 23:27 BST
World of Tanks publisher Wargaming.net has elected to return some of its proceeds to a number of open-source foundations which underpin its phenomenal success.
Mon, May 13, 2013 | 00:13 BST