Entries in 'charity' (81)

PS4 up for grabs in GamesAid Grand National Sweepstake

PS4 up for grabs in GamesAid Grand National Sweepstake

Industry charity GamesAid is giving one generous soul the chance to win a PlayStation 4.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 11:46AM in News
Get-Well Gamers comes to the UK

Get-Well Gamers comes to the UK

Video game charity Get-Well Gamers has added its 200th member hospital.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 4th 2014 at 12:15PM in News
Child's Play raises $7.6m in 2013

Child's Play raises $7.6m in 2013

Video game-focused charity Child's Play raised a record $7.6m for children in hospitals and domestic violence shelters last year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 7:55AM in News

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Go on, empty that cupboard...

Go on, empty that cupboard...

Gamesaid has begun a Christmas campaign to get games firms to donate unwanted merchandise to its eBay activity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2013 at 10:01AM in News
Humble Bundle now has a Humble Store

Humble Bundle now has a Humble Store

Popular PC games discounter Humble Bundle has gone live with its new dedicated storefront.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2013 at 9:25AM in News
GamesAid names charity winners as donations hit record amount

GamesAid names charity winners as donations hit record amount

The five charities that will receive a share of the £260,000 raised by games industry charity GamesAid have been named.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 4:14PM in News
New SimCity DLC to give 80% of revenue to Red Cross

New SimCity DLC to give 80% of revenue to Red Cross

The next piece of DLC for EA’s SimCity will allow gamers to improve the real-world as well as their fictional hangouts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2013 at 1:34PM in News

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GamesAid 2013 charity voting closes this Saturday

GamesAid 2013 charity voting closes this Saturday

Time is running out to vote for the six charities in with a shot of grabbing GamesAid funding in the year ahead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2013 at 11:47AM in News
GamesAid 2013 charity voting now open

GamesAid 2013 charity voting now open

The six charities in with a shot of grabbing GamesAid funding this year have been named.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2013 at 9:57AM in News
GamesAid gets a cut of EA's Humble Origin Bundle

GamesAid gets a cut of EA's Humble Origin Bundle

Electronic Arts is giving a slice of the cash raised by its current Humble Bundle to UK games industry charity GamesAid.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 23rd 2013 at 4:08PM in News
EA Origin Humble Bundle breaks records

EA Origin Humble Bundle breaks records

The latest Humble Bundle has become the fastest selling in the charity’s history.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2013 at 10:31AM in News

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GamesAid opens nominations for 2013 charities

GamesAid opens nominations for 2013 charities

Members of games industry charity GamesAid are now able to nominate charities for possible support in 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2013 at 9:29AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

We interview David Rice from CBS Interactive, EB Games raises over half a million for charity and a new indie forms from Ex-KMM staff.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 31st 2013 at 6:29AM in News
Diablo III auction house fixed, illicit profits heading to charity

Diablo III auction house fixed, illicit profits heading to charity

Blizzard is to hand over the profits generated from a recent bug in the Diablo III Auction house to charity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2013 at 2:51PM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Nintendo is coming to PAX Australia, Naughty Dog is coming to Vivid Festival, and there's a fresh new infographic on Australia's social gamers..

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on May 3rd 2013 at 8:02AM in News

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GamesAid Tenner raises over £3,250 at MCV Awards

GamesAid Tenner raises over £3,250 at MCV Awards

UK games industry charity GamesAid raised an impressive £3,295.92 at last week’s MCV Awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2013 at 11:27AM in News
Don't forget - bring a tenner to the MCV Awards 2013

Don't forget - bring a tenner to the MCV Awards 2013

GamesAid will once again be asking attendees at this year’s MCV Awards to participate in the Gamesaid Tenner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2013 at 12:40PM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Two big pieces of MCV Pacifc news happened this week: the MCV Pacific Award nominations opened and the 30 Under 30 magazine launched.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Apr 12th 2013 at 4:04AM in News
Show Messi how it's done in GamesAid 5-a-side tournament

Show Messi how it's done in GamesAid 5-a-side tournament

Fancy proving your skills in a tournament even John Terry is afraid to attend?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2013 at 2:51PM in News
Last few tickets remain for Stand Up for Games Aid

Last few tickets remain for Stand Up for Games Aid

With less than two weeks to go, tickets are running low for Stand Up for GamesAid.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 3rd 2013 at 10:46AM in News
24-year old cancer victim lives on in Creative Assembly's Total War: War 2

24-year old cancer victim lives on in Creative Assembly's Total War: War 2

Creative Assembly’s community manager Craig Paycock has paid tribute to a cancer victim who will now forever be remembered as a star of upcoming game Total War: Rome 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2013 at 2:41PM in News
Charity indie bundle LittleBIGbunch returns for Christmas

Charity indie bundle LittleBIGbunch returns for Christmas

Gamers can now do their bit for charity by picking up a fresh bundle of acclaimed indie PC titles.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 12th 2012 at 4:00PM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

The MCV Pacific 30 Under 30 was listed this week, plus there's yet more news on the R18+ front and IGN announce an awards night.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Dec 7th 2012 at 2:10AM in News
Humble Bundle launches THQ charity pack

Humble Bundle launches THQ charity pack

A new pay-what-you-want charity bundle of popular THQ games is now available.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Nov 30th 2012 at 10:30AM in News