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Top 100 Women in Games: Emily Britt

Emily Britt,PR manager at The PokmonCompany and GamesAid chair, tells MCV about her career working with some of the most iconic titles in video game history Tell us about your career in games. I started as a localisation tester in QA at GT Interactive, testing Abe’s Odyssey and Abe’s Exodus. …

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GMG’s Tracey McGarrigan becomes GamesAid trustee

Games industry charity GamesAid has welcomed Green Man Gaming’s Tracey McGarrigan as its latest trustee. McGarrigan joined the games industry in 2010 as Sci-Fi-London.com’s games editor before subsequently joining GMG as head of global PR and communications. "I’m so proud to now be a trustee,” McGarrigan said. My legs are …

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£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. It’s a huge increase over the previous year’s 260,000, which in itself was a record for the now six-year old games industry charity. In total, GamesAid has raised over 1.2m …

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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. The official amount of money has yet to be announced, but it will be the biggest year yet for GamesAid fundraising. Last year, the charity raise 260,000 for Action for Kids, Lifelites, …

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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. It took the team four days to reach Brighton, passing through the Netherlands, Belgium and France along the way. In total they rode 337 miles over 29 hours and thirty minutes …

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GamesAid opens nominations for 2014 charities

Members of games industry charity GamesAid can now put forward organisations for possible support this year. This process opened on Monday August 4th, and will close on Monday August 18th. Any member of the charity may put an organisation forward. Charities put forward should focus on helping disadvantaged or disabled …

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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. GamesAid’s nominations open from August 4th to August 18th and any member of the charity can put an organisation forward. You can join GamesAid here, and nominate for charities by …

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