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One Special Day initiative will see First Touch Games and New Star give their daily revenues to charity

The video games community is gathering again to support charity SpecialEffect. Publishers First Touch Games and New Star have announced their participation to One Special Day. This initiative, which will happen on July 15th, will see games companies to give 100 per cent of that day’s revenues to the gamers’ …

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SpecialEffect’s GameBlast16 kicks off tomorrow

A 24-hour Twitch stream kicking off tomorrow hopes to raise money for the really very wonderful SpecialEffect. The event is called GameBlast16. It will be broadcast live on Twitch from the Cambridge HQ of Runescape developer Jagex. Activities include the 1,000 litre gunging of the Runescape dev team, who will …

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All together now: how accessibility in games is giving everyone the chance to play

Using the analog sticks on a controller is an action that might seem simple to many gamers. However, for Mark, whose Duchenne muscular dystrophy causes reducing muscle strength, something so apparently simple can be a huge barrier. But through the use of a smaller Xbox controller, modified to include an …

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Codemasters Humble Weekly Sale passes $1m milestone

Codemasters has pulled in a cool $1m this week, thanks to the UK studio’s Humble Weekly Sale promotion. The pay-what-you-want sale has so far sold more than 217,000 bundles and brought in $1.11m, with still a day and change to go at time of writing. Codemasters and Humble Bundle aren’t …

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