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Safe In Our World To Hold Second Annual Press Pause Fundraiser Next Month

Gaming mental health charity Safe In Our World has announced its second annual Press Pause fundraiser. For the new event, Safe In Our World is teaming up with tech company Elgato, and it's hoping to…

September 11, 2023 | 10:27 EDT

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Honolulu International Airport Released; Hurghada Announced

Third-party developers surprise-released a very relevant airport for Microsoft Flight Simulator, while another has been teased.  We start with iniBuilds' launch of Daniel K. Inouye International…

August 28, 2023 | 02:26 EDT

A cover shot of the new Safe In Our World gaming mental health journal Sidekick

Safe In Our World To Release Gaming Mental Health Journal Sidekick This Weekend

Gaming mental health charity Safe In Our World has announced the impending release of Sidekick, a physical journal full of activities themed around gaming and mental health. The book will be…

July 11, 2023 | 08:35 EDT

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Awesome Games Done Quick Raises $2.6 Million for Prevent Cancer Foundation

Awesome Games Done Quick 2023 Online has just concluded and its organizers at Games Done Quick announced that the popular speedrunning event has been successful once again in raising money to help…

January 15, 2023 | 02:47 EST

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Children Of Morta Raises $300k For Animals Worldwide

11 Bit Studios and Dead Mage have announced that Children of Morta's Paws and Claws DLC has raised a whopping $300,000 for charity. The DLC donates all of its proceeds to the Humane Society, so if…

December 21, 2022 | 11:46 EST

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5 Gaming Charities Worth Supporting

Supporting charities in spaces that you care about is always something worth doing, but it’s not exactly easy trying to pick through every single one, especially if you’re looking at gaming charities…

December 7, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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New Game Abortion Bus Shows Texas Abortion Law Insanity

A new game has been created that aims to show the absurdity of Texan abortion laws, which will reportedly require Texans to undertake a 23-hour round trip for an abortion in some cases. The game is…

November 4, 2022 | 11:59 EDT

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Wizards Announces Extra Life 2022 Secret Lair

Wizards of the Coast has partnered once more with Extra Life 2022. The publisher behind Dungeons & Dragons and Magic: The Gathering has worked alongside the non-profit organization since 2013,…

October 21, 2022 | 02:58 EDT

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Safe In Our World Launches New Initiatives For Third Birthday

Gaming mental health charity Safe In Our World is celebrating its third birthday today (which is also World Mental Health Day, and that's no coincidence). To mark this auspicious occasion, Safe In…

October 10, 2022 | 08:45 EDT

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New Gaming Music Label Spins Up Arcade Paradise Charity EP

Indie gaming publisher Wired Productions has announced the formation of Black Razor Records, a brand new music label aiming to bridge the divide between the worlds of gaming and music. The label's…

September 22, 2022 | 08:51 EDT

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PlayStation Launches Stray Reactions Charity Initiative

Remember when people posted their cats and dogs' reactions to Stray? Well, now PlayStation wants your pets to do that all over again with its new Stray Reactions initiative. All you need to do is…

September 9, 2022 | 11:06 EDT

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Riot Games Announces New Mental Health Charity Partnership

Riot Games has teamed up with mental health charity Take This in order to support the mental health of its community and its content creators. The partnership will initially involve a series of…

September 2, 2022 | 12:29 EDT

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News Bundle For Reproductive Rights Seeks To Raise 150k For Charity

An bundle for reproductive rights has launched, featuring games, books, and other goodies for a minimum payment of $10. The Worthy of Better, Stronger Together for Reproductive Rights bundle…

July 5, 2022 | 09:51 EDT

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Safe In Our World Launches New Gaming Mental Health Initiatives

Gaming mental health charity Safe In Our World has announced a number of new initiatives to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Month. They include Play Your Way, a campaign intended to encourage…

May 11, 2022 | 09:41 EDT

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Stack Up: How Gaming's Military Charity Adapted to the Pandemic

While many games like to capture the excitement and tension of modern-military combat, very few face the realities of life beyond active duty. With post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and a…

May 3, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Open Drive Is An Eye-Controlled Driving Game From Charity Special Effect

Gaming charity SpecialEffect is back with a brand new game, and this one has a focus on eye control. Open Drive is a sandbox driving game with eye gaze control optimization, and it's out right now…

April 8, 2022 | 09:37 EDT

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Fortnite Raises $36m For Ukraine In A Single Day

Epic has announced that it has already raised a whopping $36 million towards humanitarian relief in Ukraine via Fortnite. This news comes after the company pledged all of its proceeds from Fortnite …

March 21, 2022 | 10:22 EDT

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Nearly 1200-Strong Studio Pledges 2022 Net Profits To Support Ukraine

Room 8 Group, a major work-for-hire studio with over 1,200 employees, has announced that they will be donating all of their net 2022 profits to charities aimed at rebuilding developing an independent…

March 8, 2022 | 11:54 EST Ukraine Bundle cover
News Ukraine Bundle Launches, Supporting Medical Relief and Children

Hyper Gunsport and Gunhouse developer Necrosoft Games has put together the Ukraine Bundle to provide medical aid and support for children affected by the Russia-Ukraine War. Like many online…

March 7, 2022 | 07:55 EST

Frame Fatales

Speedrunning Event Frost Fatales Raises Over $132k for Malala Fund

Games Done Quick's all-women speedrunning event, Frame Fatales, has just hosted its speedrunning winter event, Frost Fatales 2022. It just ended its week-long speedrunning marathon on Sunday and…

March 7, 2022 | 12:13 EST

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TTRPGs For Trans Rights Bundle Now On Sale

If you've been following current events in U.S. politics, chances are you have heard of the discriminatory directives aimed at transgender citizens taking place in the state of Texas. To briefly…

March 4, 2022 | 02:28 EST

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Modiphius Entertainment Announces Support for Ukraine, Charity Donations

The gaming industry as a whole are making their voices heard in light of current events. Russia's unsanctioned invasion of Ukraine, causing untold death and destruction to its people, has led to…

March 3, 2022 | 02:44 EST

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The Pokemon Company Donates $200K to Ukrainian Relief

The Pokemon Company has announced that it is making "an immediate donation" of $200,000 to its partners at GlobalGiving to provide humanitarian relief in Ukraine. The first few months of 2022 have…

March 3, 2022 | 01:39 EST

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Comic Relief Partners with Oxventure For D&D Prize Draw

Those who live in the UK might be familiar with the charity organization, Comic Relief. They are known for working with other like-minded organizations and campaigns to help combat child poverty,…

February 8, 2022 | 03:16 EST

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Shaq Gave Away 1,000 PS5s and Nintendo Switches for Christmas

Legendary basketball player and commentator Shaq has celebrated the holidays with a generous act of charity -- he gave away over 1,000 PS5s and 1,000 Nintendo Switches to needy kids for Christmas.…

January 3, 2022 | 03:54 EST

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Warframe Charity Event Raising Money for Breast Cancer Research

Last year, a Warframe charity event held to help breast cancer research managed to raise over $100,000 with the help of its players. Now, Digital Extremes is going at it again with a second round of…

October 1, 2021 | 10:48 EDT

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Ticket to Ride: Play Pink Launched To Support Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Asmodee and Days of Wonder have announced a partnership with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation with the creation of Ticket to Ride: Play Pink, which is a first in the board game industry. All…

September 27, 2021 | 10:39 EDT

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Supporting Palestinian Civilians In Need

You have no doubt seen coverage of the various attacks against the Palestinian people by Israel, throwing the region into an even deeper crisis than it’s been in before. Civilians are left without…

May 19, 2021 | 12:36 EDT

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Supporting Mental Health - TechRaptor is now partnered with Safe In Our World

This blog post is going to be different than what we/I usually share, but the importance of Mental Health awareness cannot be stressed enough. It’s worth noting that some information below could be…

May 13, 2021 | 10:00 EDT

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Safe In Our World To Hold Major Mental Health Fundraiser In May

Next month, the mental health gaming charity Safe In Our World is holding a major fundraising event. Safer Together aims to promote discussion around mental health issues in gaming and remove stigmas…

April 30, 2021 | 10:03 EDT

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Wizards of the Coast Teams Up With Comic Relief To Give Away Epic D&D Adventure

Creators of D&D and Magic the Gathering, Wizards of the Coast, have teamed up with charity organization Comic Relief to help raise money for starving children. The new partnership will give birth…

February 18, 2021 | 02:43 EST

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Minit Fun Racer Now Available, 100% of Proceeds Going to Charity

Minit Fun Racer is a racing game where 100% of its proceeds of both the developers and publisher are going to charity. There's also multiple tiers to choose from, including the $2.99 tier, $9.99 tier…

February 18, 2021 | 12:03 EST

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Repos Production Donate 2,000 Board Games to Children Charities

Boardgame designers, Repos Production, have donated 2000 board games to 3 different children's charities around the UK to offer a chance of escapism and enjoyment for children in these dark times.…

January 4, 2021 | 02:00 EST


AbleGamers Charity Partners up with Rainbow Six Siege's Sixth Guardian Program

Ubisoft has announced the launch of the Sixth Guardian Program, which is a series of charity bundles. To start it off, Ubisoft has partnered up with The AbleGamers Charity. The bundle will include…

November 23, 2020 | 12:00 EST

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EVE Online PLEX For Good Campaign Raises $135K for COVID-19 Relief

The EVE Online PLEX For Good campaign has raised over $135,000 to support COVID-19 Relief via the WHO's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund and the John Hopkins Center for Health Security. EVE Online …

November 12, 2020 | 03:41 EST

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JDRF One World Launched On Roblox To Help Stop Type 1 Diabetes

November begins National Diabetes Awareness Month (NDAM), and major organizations dedicated to raising awareness about diabetes and promoting the fight to lower its risks are now in full force…

November 3, 2020 | 01:50 EST

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Child Cancer Patient Luuk Given Special Version of Favorite Game By Creator

We don't often talk about games like Farming Simulator because they are a very specific niche in the gaming market. Yet, Developer GIANTS Software have shown their true colors when it comes to…

September 24, 2020 | 03:14 EDT

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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 Charity DLC Benefits Veterans

A Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 charity DLC has been launched by Activision. 100% of the proceeds from "The United Pack" will be going to the Call of Duty Endowment, a charity that benefits American…

September 8, 2020 | 05:03 EDT

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Children of Morta 'Paws and Claws' Charity DLC Has Been Released

Developer Dead Mage and Publisher 11 bit studios have announced that Children of Morta: Paws and Claws DLC has just been released. It's raising money for Humane Society International, which is "one…

August 24, 2020 | 02:12 EDT

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Donate Spoiled Turnips to Charity in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Are you a fan of Animal Crossing: New Horizons and their turnip-dealing Stalk Market? Have a ton of spoiled turnips because you missed a big score? Well, now there is a new, real life use for those…

August 13, 2020 | 03:58 EDT

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Summer Games Done Quick 2020 Postponed, Charity Event Announced

Summer Games Done Quick 2020 has joined the growing list of gaming events that are being postponed due to the coronavirus. However, we'll be getting an extra event called "Corona Relief Done Quick"…

March 27, 2020 | 02:03 EDT

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GameDev.World Announces Fundraiser For Travel Affected GDC Developers

With the just-announced news of the cancellation of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) GameDev.World has announced plans for a week-long public fundraiser in order to help the GDC Relief Fund and…

February 28, 2020 | 07:48 EST

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Tate Multimedia Supports Australian Wildfire Victims

Since last September wildfires have devastated Australia, killing at least 24 people and destroying at least 2,000 homes, not to mention killing millions of animals. Support has come in from…

January 11, 2020 | 02:00 EST

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Gaming Charity Safe In Our World Launches Today

A new global mental health charity launches today to help tackle issues around gaming and mental wellbeing. The charity is called Safe In Our World and it's launching to commemorate World Mental…

October 10, 2019 | 06:25 EDT

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Esports Star SonicFox Raises Over $22,000 for The Trevor Project

Esports star Dominique McLean, better known by his online name SonicFox, has raised over $22,000 for The Trevor Project. The Trevor Project is a non-profit organization formed in 1998 that focuses on…

August 27, 2019 | 04:20 EDT

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QuakeCon Teams Up with Charities To Shoot Down World Problem

Gaming has become an increasingly prominent place for charities to raise money, and QuakeCon has been a supporter of charity and gaming for a while. This year, dubbed QuakeCon: Year of Doom to…

July 19, 2019 | 01:30 EDT

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Hi-Rez Studios Child's Play Donation Surpasses $400,000

A Hi-Rez Studios Child's Play donation has clocked in at $419,446 thanks to the sale of in-game items from SMITE and Paladins. The company ran special promotions in these two games following a…

July 3, 2019 | 09:17 EDT

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Gameloft Stronger Together Event Raises More Than Triple Its Goal For CARE

French studio Gameloft and it's "Stronger Together" event recently raised over 186,000 euros (around $208,000) for poverty charity CARE. This amount is more than triple the goal set by the studio.…

May 7, 2019 | 10:13 EDT