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UK games industry records charity Christmas single; GAME pledges GamesAid support

Christopher Dring
UK games industry records charity Christmas single; GAME pledges GamesAid support

The UK games industry is making a bid for Christmas No.1

Choir Games On Song has produced a Christmas single named Games for Good. The single features ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ and ‘We Wish You a Merry Christmas.’ 

The single launches on December 18th and was produced by award-winning composer Richard Jacques.

Game for Good is available for 99p on iTunes with all proceeds going to gaming charity,?GamesAid.

“There are several achievements we could unlock here – 30,000 sales and we’d make the top 10, 100,000 might take us to the top spot. Let’s see what we can do in time for Christmas,” said GamesAid trustee Andy Payne.

Meanwhile, retailer GAME has “announced a new charitable partnership” with GamesAid, which becomes the company’s second nominated charity

“GAME is delighted to be partnering with GamesAid,” GAME CEO Martyn Gibbs said. “The gaming industry has a lot of talented people who are capable of making a real difference to charitable causes and the work GamesAid has done over recent years has been second-to-none.

“Our strategy is centred around local communities and you can expect to see fundraising activity within those communities in both our stores and our online channels through 2014 and beyond.”

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Tags: GAME , Retail , charity , christmas , gamesaid , single , Game for Good

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