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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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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. While it will be free, the game is ad-supported. One in-app purchase of 69p will turn the ads off. 15 per cent of money made from the mobile title will …

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

Back by popular demand, the Games 5s five-a-side tournament returns next month. Just in time for the World Cup, the contest will pitch publishers, developers and retailers against each other on June 24th. Games 5s is supported by headline sponsor PlayStation. Replica World Cup trophies and Sony prizes are up …

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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. Big thanks must go to Sony PlayStation, too, which matched every single 10 donated with a tenner of its own. Gamesaid Tenner fund-raising during the MCV Awards has always …

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