Entries in 'charity' (11)

Tickets go on sale for StandUp for GamesAid

Tickets go on sale for StandUp for GamesAid

One of the year’s best charity nights is now under a month away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2017 at 9:52AM in News
Grab a guitar signed by Motörhead's Phil Campbell and support SpecialEffect

Grab a guitar signed by Motörhead's Phil Campbell and support SpecialEffect

SpecialEffect is currently holding a very special auction that gives you the chance to own a guitar signed by non other than Motörhead’s Phil Campbell.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2017 at 10:46AM in News
The Humble Freedom Bundle raised $6.43m

The Humble Freedom Bundle raised $6.43m

A spectacular Humble Bundle designed to raise money for human rights and pro-immigration charities has made an astonishing $6.43m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 11:02AM in News
World of Tanks streamer dies during 24-hour livestream

World of Tanks streamer dies during 24-hour livestream

Brian Vigneault, better known as Twitch streamer ‘PoShYbRiD’, has died during a 24-hour charity livestream.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2017 at 10:31AM in News

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Games Centre runs Pokémon Go events for charity

Games Centre runs Pokémon Go events for charity

Scottish retail chain Games Centre made the most of the Pokémon Go phenomenon, all in the aid of charity. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 4th 2016 at 12:09PM in News
War Child charity games bundle is now out on Steam

War Child charity games bundle is now out on Steam

Charity outing Help: The Game, which gathers 12 original titles from some of Europe’s biggest studios, is now available.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 27th 2016 at 2:09PM in News
EA donating $1m to five charities, including SpecialEffect

EA donating $1m to five charities, including SpecialEffect

Publishing giant EA is giving away $1m to five different charities, one of which is the UK’s very own SpecialEffect.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 10th 2016 at 12:57PM in News

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Sumo, Apple, King and Google go head-to-head in charity bowling contest

Sumo, Apple, King and Google go head-to-head in charity bowling contest

The UK games industry will gather at the end of the month for a ten-pin bowling tournament.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 12th 2016 at 10:08AM in News
Limited edition Skylanders toys will raise awareness for autism

Limited edition Skylanders toys will raise awareness for autism

Activision has teamed up with charity Autism Speaks to release a number of limited edition Skylanders Superchargers toys designed to raise awareness of the condition.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2016 at 10:52AM in News
SpecialEffect's GameBlast16 kicks off tomorrow

SpecialEffect's GameBlast16 kicks off tomorrow

A 24-hour Twitch stream kicking off tomorrow hopes to raise money for the really very wonderful SpecialEffect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2016 at 2:28PM in News