Entries in 'gamesaid' (31)

Nominations open for 2015 GamesAid charities later this month 

Nominations open for 2015 GamesAid charities later this month 

The UK games industry can nominate charities to receive thousands of pounds from GamesAid, later this month. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 3rd 2015 at 5:00PM in News
Full House: GamesAid industry poker tournament raises almost £7,000 for charity

Full House: GamesAid industry poker tournament raises almost £7,000 for charity

GamesAid broke its own poker tournament fundraising record earlier this week, with the industry chipping in almost £7,000 towards the charity.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 16th 2015 at 11:39AM in News
GamesAid: A Short History

GamesAid: A Short History

GamesAid is the spiritual successor to games industry charitable initiatives SoftAid in the 1980s and ESC (The Entertainment Software Charity) in the early noughties, both led by Rod Cousens.

on Jun 10th 2015 at 3:35PM in News
Why you should get involved in GamesAid

Why you should get involved in GamesAid

Out of all the things that the UK games industry has achieved over the past decade, GamesAid must stand as the best.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 10th 2015 at 3:29PM in News

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GamesAid Tenner raises £3,088 at MCV Awards 2015

GamesAid Tenner raises £3,088 at MCV Awards 2015

Games industry charity GamesAid raised more than £3,000 at last week's MCV Awards.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 21st 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Top 100 Women in Games: Emily Britt

Top 100 Women in Games: Emily Britt

Emily Britt, PR manager at The Pokémon Company and GamesAid chair, tells MCV about her career working with some of the most iconic titles in video game history

on Feb 5th 2015 at 2:00PM in News
GMG's Tracey McGarrigan becomes GamesAid trustee

GMG's Tracey McGarrigan becomes GamesAid trustee

Games industry charity GamesAid has welcomed Green Man Gaming’s Tracey McGarrigan as its latest trustee.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2015 at 10:05AM in News
£438,000: GamesAid smashes industry charity record

£438,000: GamesAid smashes industry charity record

At London’s Earls Court today, GamesAid revealed that it had raised £438,000 for seven charities over the last 12 months.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 25th 2014 at 5:00PM in News

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GamesAid charity voting opens as funding hits record high

GamesAid charity voting opens as funding hits record high

The voting is now open to select which charities will receive money raised by games industry charity GamesAid.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 2nd 2014 at 10:00AM in News
PICTURES: GamesAid's Cologne to Brighton bike ride

PICTURES: GamesAid's Cologne to Brighton bike ride

Members of the games industry cycling from Gamescom in Cologne back to Brighton have raised over £4,500 for GamesAid.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 12:59PM in News
GamesAid opens nominations for 2014 charities

GamesAid opens nominations for 2014 charities

Members of games industry charity GamesAid can now put forward organisations for possible support this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 7th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
GamesAid charity nominations start next month

GamesAid charity nominations start next month

Industry charity GamesAid has called on games professionals to sign-up and vote on the charities it will donate money too.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 11th 2014 at 10:59AM in News

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New mobile game gives money to industry charities

New mobile game gives money to industry charities

Red Kite Games is launching a free game called Firefly Runner tomorrow (June 5th) for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 4th 2014 at 5:11PM in News
MCV's five-a-side championship returns next month

MCV's five-a-side championship returns next month

Back by popular demand, the Games 5s five-a-side tournament returns next month.

on May 15th 2014 at 1:00PM in News
GamesAid tenner raises £6,371 at MCV Awards

GamesAid tenner raises £6,371 at MCV Awards

Thanks to the generosity of the UK games industry, last week’s GamesAid Tenner at the MCV Awards raised an incredible £6,371.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2014 at 12:23PM in News
MCV AWARDS: PlayStation will match every GamesAid Tenner donation on the night

MCV AWARDS: PlayStation will match every GamesAid Tenner donation on the night

All £10 donations made to GamesAid in the room at the MCV Awards tonight will effectively be doubled, thanks to Sony PlayStation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2014 at 10:04AM in News

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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
Paul Tonkinson, Ellie Gibson, Jarred Christmas and Holly Walsh join GamesAid comedy night line-up

Paul Tonkinson, Ellie Gibson, Jarred Christmas and Holly Walsh join GamesAid comedy night line-up

Industry charity GamesAid has named the acts that will be performing at the upcoming Stand Up for GamesAid comedy event.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 13th 2014 at 4:56PM in News
Gamesaid comedy night set for April

Gamesaid comedy night set for April

GamesAid patron Imran Yusuf will host the second annual Stand Up for Gamesaid on April 14th, 2014.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 17th 2014 at 11:41AM in News
Stand Up for GamesAid returns in April

Stand Up for GamesAid returns in April

GamesAid's stand up comedy night is returning in two months. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 14th 2014 at 1:07PM in News
GamesAid announces Imran Yusuf as its first patron

GamesAid announces Imran Yusuf as its first patron

Comedian Imran Yusuf has been named as GamesAid’s first patron.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 6th 2014 at 11:42AM in News
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
White Xbox One raises £5,000 for GamesAid

White Xbox One raises £5,000 for GamesAid

The rare white Xbox One has been sold for £5,000, GamesAid has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2013 at 12:17PM in News
GamesAid auctioning off White Commemorative Edition Xbox One console

GamesAid auctioning off White Commemorative Edition Xbox One console

UK video games charity GamesAid has a very special item on auction for those pondering an Xbox One Purchase.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2013 at 3:31PM in News