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Gamers For Orcas Host 24 Hour Livestream for Conservation Fundraising

Save the whales! No, seriously, this is your chance to help save the whales. Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) is sponsoring a 24-hour live stream to raise funds to help save Orcas. The event is…

March 23, 2019 | 08:07 EDT

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Snag Indie Games with the Humble Indie Playstation Bundle

Humble Bundle's latest gaming bundle for charity features nine indie games from various studios for the PlayStation 4. Games available through the Humble Indie Playstation Bundle 2019 include…

January 29, 2019 | 06:02 EST

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Monte Cook Games' Numenera comes to Humble Bundle

Humble Bundle's RPG Book Bundle continues to deliver quality discounted products for charity. The current Book Bundle features Monte Cook Games' Numenera series, with eight different books available…

January 23, 2019 | 07:50 EST

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[Update] Streamer Hbomberguy Raises Over $230,000 for Trans Charity

[Update]: Hbomberguy finished the stream after achieving 101% in the game. In total, he played 57 hours of Donkey Kong 64, and would raise over $340,000 in charity. After Democratic Congresswoman…

January 20, 2019 | 08:29 EST


Awesome Games Done Quick Raises Nearly 2.4 Million for Charity

During the 2019 Awesome Games Done Quick event, Games Done Quick raised a whopping $2.39 million for charity. This amount tops all previous AGDQs and will be used to benefit the Prevent Cancer…

January 13, 2019 | 12:43 EST

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This War of Mine Developer Raises $500,000 for War Child

Here's a story to help lift your spirits: 11 bit studios, the developer behind the acclaimed This War of Mine and Frostpunk, has succeeded in raising over half a million dollars to benefit children…

December 20, 2018 | 08:59 EST


343 Industries Teams Up With Limbitless For Halo Prosthetic

Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller is an achievement in tech design, making gaming accessible to those with severe disabilities. Once again, they're doing something great for a community that…

December 19, 2018 | 01:42 EST

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Humble Bundle And Yogscast Pair Up For Annual Jingle Jam

Jingle Jam, Jingle Jam, Yogscast’s back again! Counting down till Christmas Day with more fun games to play, hey! Just like every December, Yogscast and Humble Bundle are partnering up for the…

December 3, 2018 | 11:27 EST

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Dogs for Charity - Rare Selling Dog Calendar Supporting Charity

One of the nicest things about holidays is the push for charity that many make, and this year is no exception. Charity calendars are also a staple of the season, and this year Rare Ltd has decided to…

November 22, 2018 | 12:12 EST

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Overwatch's Pink Mercy Skin Funded 3 Critical Programs

The "Pink Mercy" charity skin in Overwatch has funded three critical programs via the Breast Cancer Research Foundation according to a tweet from the game's official Twitter. Pink Mercy was a first…

October 17, 2018 | 09:43 EDT

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Subnautica & Valve Team Up With The Whale And Dolphin Conservation

Subnautica, the open world underwater survival and exploration game published & developed by Unknown Worlds Entertainment, is teaming up with Valve to help out The Whale and Dolphin Conservation…

June 9, 2018 | 02:15 EDT

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Overwatch Reveals Pink Mercy Skin To Support Breast Cancer Research

Blizzard Entertainment has revealed the Pink Mercy Legendary Skin for Overwatch, which is being sold to support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation according to a post on the game's official blog.…

May 8, 2018 | 10:00 EDT

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Humble Bundle to be Acquired by IGN in Undisclosed Deal

Today Humble Bundle, one of the largest gaming online retailers, announced via a press release that the company will be joining IGN for an undisclosed sum. According to the press release, which was…

October 13, 2017 | 04:45 EDT

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Halo 5 Hurricane Relief REQ Pack Announced

Following the recent string of natural disasters that all but decimated everything from the Gulf Coast to Puerto Rico, it is only natural that people want to know how to help those in need. Thanks to…

October 13, 2017 | 02:45 EDT


Ninja Theory Donating Today’s Hellblade Proceeds to Charity

Ninja Theory surprised everyone with Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, a game that boldly tackles the stigma surrounding mental illness. With today being World Mental Health Day, the developers are…

October 10, 2017 | 01:56 EDT


Bungie Raises Over $500,000 For Disaster Relief

Bungie's disaster relief fund crossed $500,000 last week through sales of a commemorative pin. The pin and associated Destiny 2 emblem, which went on sale on August 30th, represent Bungie's latest…

September 27, 2017 | 09:30 EDT

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Humble Bundle Hits $100 Million Charity Milestone

Humble Bundle burst onto the scene back in 2010 and has since featured a variety of bundle of games, books, comics, software, and more at a pay what you want price. Chances are, if you keep an eye…

September 15, 2017 | 10:47 EDT

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Hurricane Relief Bundle Supports Irma and Harvey Victims

For the past week, residents across the state of Florida have been dealing with the stress of potentially life altering damage caused by Hurricane Irma. Billboards have been destroyed, trees uprooted…

September 14, 2017 | 01:45 EDT


Street Fighter Pros Help with Hurricane Irma Relief

This weekend, Hurricane Irma has been slamming against southern Florida with winds breaking past 100 miles per hour. Buildings are expected to be ripped apart, homes likely demolished, and many…

September 11, 2017 | 02:15 EDT


The Town of Light Sales Support Mental Health Charity

Italian games studio and independent publisher and developer Wired Productions have announced that they will be donating money from every sale of Town of Light between August 16th and…

August 16, 2017 | 02:25 EDT

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Dead by Daylight Charity Case Supports Brain Research

Charity in gaming is something that has seen a big rise in the last ten years as the industry has gotten more and more mainstream. One of the trends that we've seen is games supporting charity…

August 13, 2017 | 06:58 EDT


Arma 3 Laws of War DLC Announced, Supporting Red Cross

The open world military tactical shooter Arma 3 is receiving new DLC with a twist, according to developer Bohemia Interactive. The Laws of War DLC trades in the military fatigues for orange jumpsuits…

August 13, 2017 | 04:58 EDT

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An Interview with Charity Streamers TheSpeedGamers

July 14th a group of big-hearted gamers will embark on a quest to stream 120 hours of Final Fantasy gameplay to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. TheSpeedGamers are veteran…

July 13, 2017 | 09:00 EDT

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Charitable Gaming - An Interview with Brent Sanchez of Populace Gaming

Populace Gaming is a charitable gaming team based in Los Angeles, California that has raised over $6k for charity. Founder Brent Sanchez is a former U.S. Marine passionate about helping others. He…

July 11, 2017 | 09:00 EDT


Trove Supports Extra Life with Mega Menagerie Pack

Trion Worlds is raising money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals by offering a special in-game item pack for their blocky MMO Trove for Extra Life 2017. The Trove community has supported the…

June 28, 2017 | 05:02 EDT

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EA E3 2017 - EA Play to Give and Free Access Week

Andrew Wilson comes back on stage to tout some the more charitable contributions by Electronic Arts. This year's EA Play to Give would see $1 million donated to HeforShe, PACER's National Bullying…

June 10, 2017 | 04:54 EDT

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Humble Sekai Project Bundle Offers $289 of Visual Novels

Visual novel fans will want to check out the latest Humble Bundle offering a plethora of titles from Sekai Project. The selection includes up to $289 worth of games including the NEKPOPARA series,…

June 7, 2017 | 11:54 EDT


A Closer Look at GameOn, War Child's New Hub For Charitable Gamers

Charity organization War Child has recently launched their new gaming hub GameOn. The group has been raising money for and helping children affected by conflict for a long time and has been…

May 10, 2017 | 11:00 EDT


War Child Launches New Fundraising Hub for Gamers Called GameOn

Charity group War Child has announced the launch of their new hub GameOn. GameOn will showcase gaming projects and will be a place where the gaming industry can share new ideas, put on events and…

May 8, 2017 | 09:45 EDT

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Sega and Humble Bundle Have Raised Over $2m For Charity

Gamers can be proud that their community has contributed a lot of funds to a plethora of charities from support for children in war torn areas to conservation efforts for wild animals. Through…

April 12, 2017 | 01:30 EDT


TheSpeedGamers Stream Final Fantasy Marathon for Charity This July

On Friday, July 14th at 6PM CST a group of gamers from Arlington, Texas called TheSpeedGamers will attempt to stream 120 hours of Final Fantasy in a marathon charity event. This Final Fantasy…

April 3, 2017 | 08:54 EDT

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TechRaptor Will Be Streaming For Extra Life 2017!

Once again, TechRaptor will be going to bat for Extra Life 2017! Extra Life is a fantastic organization that raises money for children's hospitals in the Children’s Miracle Network. Our Lead Streamer…

March 17, 2017 | 09:00 EDT

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Gamers and Devs Give $122,000 to War Child Charity

Over the holiday season, several game developers participated in a holiday armistice event to raise money for and bring awareness to the charity War Child. Positech Games,, iNK Stories…

March 14, 2017 | 09:25 EDT


Supergiant Games Raises $1,000 for Local Animal Shelter

While I like to focus on the games portion of the gaming industry, there's always a story that comes along that's just cool to see. Especially when it involves our friends of the four-legged variety…

January 19, 2017 | 08:52 EST


Awesome Games Done Quick Begins January 8th

Mark your calendars because it's time to punch cancer in the gut! Awesome Games Done Quick, the bi-annual gaming event where speedrunners raise money for charity, is being held beginning January 8th…

January 3, 2017 | 03:30 EST


Verdun Christmas Truce DLC Supports Charity

World War One shooter Verdun is reliving the Christmas Truce this holiday season with some non-traditional DLC. This special seasonal content will include non-violent activities for players that make…

December 17, 2016 | 08:02 EST

itch-io-header Offers 151 Games, Demos, Music, Comics, Assets, Font Packs, and Other Stuff Bundle

Many bundles offer up several games for a reasonable price. has introduced A Good Bundle, a bundle that you can grab for either $2, $8, or $20 that offers up 151 things for you to grab.…

November 22, 2016 | 09:43 EST

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Activision, Gamestop, and Others Team Up to Support Veterans

Activision, Gamestop, and other retail stores are teaming up together to support Activision's Call of Duty Endowment program, to help displaced veterans find employment through new merchandising…

November 14, 2016 | 06:37 EST


Charity Launches Kickstarter for Undertale Book

The video game community is never one to back down from a righteous cause and the opportunity to help others. That is the philosophy of Gamers for Good, a gaming centered charity who just launched an…

October 19, 2016 | 08:35 EDT


AbleGamers Hosting "Ability" Charity Fundraising Event

AbleGamers is a rising video game themed charity benefiting gamers with disabilities, in particular those disabilities which may impair their ability to game. The charity seeks to make video games…

October 4, 2016 | 10:37 EDT


Zelda Fan Receives Care Package from Nintendo to Honor His Brother

Video games can leave a powerful impact on the relationships we have, especially with our siblings that grew up on the couch next to us. Corey Austen has been a Zelda fan since childhood, a love he…

September 12, 2016 | 09:00 EDT

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Call of Duty Endowment Fund Secures 25,000 Jobs for Veterans

The Call of Duty Endowment Fund (CODE) has been a huge success, securing over 25,000 jobs for military veterans. The original goal for CODE was to secure 25,000 careers by 2018 for veterans, a…

August 25, 2016 | 09:03 EDT

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Summer Games Done Quick 2016 Concludes, Raises $1.3 Million

The summer session for the speed-running group Games Done Quick has come to a close, after a week of live streaming classic speed-running titles. The organization, which was streaming for Doctors…

July 10, 2016 | 07:50 EDT

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Summer Games Done Quick Humble Bundle Available

Famous speed-running group Games Done Quick is hosting their annual summer charity stream, with donations benefiting the international medical organization Doctors Without Borders. Games Done Quick…

July 3, 2016 | 05:49 EDT


EGLX Interview - Extra Life Toronto Guild

While this is late coming for a variety of reasons, our EGLX coverage is going to start coming out now as we've fixed some of the technical problems. First up was an interview I had with the new…

June 29, 2016 | 12:00 EDT


Extra Life at E3 2016

Extra Life, the popular gaming charity focused around efforts to fund children's hospitals and improve the lives and care of their young patients, was out on the floor at E3 this year. For the…

June 19, 2016 | 11:00 EDT

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EA to donate $1 Million to Charity

Electronic Arts has announced today that they have created the EA's Play to Give promotion where they plan on donating $1 Million to five different charities. Those five charities that EA is donating…

June 10, 2016 | 12:55 EDT

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EGX Rezzed 2016 - SpecialEffect Charity Interview With Mark Saville

During our time at EGX Rezzed, myself and Alex Baldwin met with Mark Saville, who is a member of an awesome charity, a charity which makes games available again for all of those who have physical…

April 12, 2016 | 01:00 EDT