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ESL announces Christmas charity derby

ESL UK has joined forces with four computer retailers for a charity Christmas esports event. The Charity Christmas Derby will see staff from Ebuyer, SCAN, Overclockers UK and PC Specialist compete to earn points across five games including FIFA, Rocket League, and Halo 5. The winner will rightly claim ultimate …

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Wired Productions raises $10,000 for mental health charity

Publisher Wired Productions has announced it’s awarded $10,000 to charity Take This as part of its first mental health awareness campaign. Initially unveiled back in August of this year, 25 per cent of all net receipts from digital sales of LKA’s The Town of Light sold within the promotional window were donated …

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SpecialEffect at 10: “We’ve increased our work tenfold”

SpecialEffect celebrates its 10th anniversary this year and just raised over £300,000 during its One Special Day campaign. We talk to founder and CEO Dr Mick Donegan (pictured below) about what’s next for the gaming charity. Congrats on your 10th anniversary. How has SpecialEffect grown over the last ten years? We’ve increased the number …

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All Hellblade sale proceeds go to charity today for Mental Health Day

Today is Mental Health Day, which aims to raise awareness about mental health issues across the world. To help with this objective, developer Ninja Theory will donate all proceeds from the sale of Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice to UK charity Rethink today (October 10th).  This was announced by the studio in a blog post, …

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SpecialEffect raises over £300,000 for One Special Day

Gaming charity Special Effect has announced it’s raised over 300,000 during its One Special Day campaign, far outstripping its initial target of 100,000. This year’s event saw a number of activities take place on September 29th, including a special charity auction, livestreams, and game-themed cake baking. Revenue from game sales …

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