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GamesAid bundle support grows

Best Buy, ShopTo and Play.com have all told MCV they will stock the GamesAid PS3 charity pack – and more retailers are expected to show their commitment over the coming weeks. The pack – revealed by MCV last week – is scheduled for release on June 25th with an RRP …

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Retail backs GamesAid charity pack

UK retailers will work together to raise 500,000 by stocking a new charity pack of video games. Put together by GamesAid, the triple-title bundle will retail for just 29.99 and arrives on June 25th. Key titles Tomb Raider: Underworld, Sega Superstars Tennis and Fuel form the bundle and have been …

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Be a winner at the MCV Awards

If you’re going to the MCV Awards, make sure you bring an extra tenner for a very good cause. Everyone at the prestigious trade event is being encouraged to donate 10 in return for the chance to win a brilliant prize offered by Gem Distribution and Logitech. All tenners collected …

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Charity Golf day sold out

One of the most popular events in the UK games industry’s annual events calendar, the GamesAid Third Annual Charity Golf and Spa Day, has sold out. The event, which takes place on May 27th, is already on target to smash the 32,024 raised at last year’s event. Attendees include Microsoft, …

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GamesAid confirms supported charities

UK video games industry charity body GamesAid has announced the results of its vote on which charities are to receive at least 11,000 in funding as a result of its recent fundraising activities. Five organisations have been named – the Royal Hospital for Neuro Disability, The Willow Foundation, Action for …

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MCV Awards 09: GamesAid winners

Gamesaid organisers have thanked attendees at this year’s MCV Awards for their excellent support of a fund-raising raffle. A total of 1,325 was raised on the night and it is hoped that people will now feel encouraged to add Gamesaid ideas to their own industry events going forward. The raffle …

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Win big at MCV Awards with GamesAid

The games industry’s charity is hoping to raise both its profile and much-needed funds at this week’s MCV Awards in London. Up for grabs are a PlayStation 3 with SingStar Queen, a Nintendo DSi console, a Logitech Pure-Fi Dream speaker dock, a Logitech HD Powerline kit and 500Gb media server …

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GamesAid raises £125,000 for charity

GamesAid, the UK games industry charity, today announced that it has raised over 125,000 since October 2008 through a number of industry-led initiatives, alongside the appointments of Andy Payne as Chairman and Sarah Seaby as Vice Chairman. Mark Ward from Bastion and Richard Stickler from Gem Distribution have also been …

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UK games industry raises £1m for Paddington Academy

GamesAid, on behalf of the Entertainment Software Charity, has announced that benevolent donations from the games industry in support of the Paddington Academy have reached 1 million – following a new payment of 214,000. The video games industry adopted The Paddington Academy back in 2005 due to its focus on …

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