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4:30 PM on 12.03.2013

RuneScape players raise $90K for charity

Earlier this year, Jagex introduced the Well of Goodwill, an outlet for RuneScape players to donate their in-game currency. In turn, the developer will make charitable contributions per every 10 million gold pieces put into t...

Jordan Devore

11:15 AM on 11.30.2013

Earthbound Bash celebrates Mother for charity

Ben Bizzle is an Earthbound fan. His friend James Hensiek is also an Earthbound fan. James has been diagnosed with cancer. When Ben found out about his friends diagnosis, he got in touch with Fangamer/Starman.net, who in tur...

Jonathan Holmes

2:30 PM on 11.25.2013

Child's Play has raised over $20M in ten years

On its 10th anniversary, the gaming-focused charity Child's Play announced it had raised over $20 million dollars during its ten years of drives and events. To celebrate, the organizers of the charity wrote a passionate post ...

Alessandro Fillari

10:00 PM on 11.14.2013

Awesomenauts updates with new skin to benefit charity

Ronimo Games has made available a special Awesomenauts skin with the game's PC version 1.25 update today. The "Private Mels" skin for Lonestar is result of Ronimo's participation in granting a child (named Mels) his...

Conrad Zimmerman

10:00 PM on 11.05.2013

Want that pretty, white Xbox One? Do you have 27 grand?

Yeah, I want it, but I don't $27,000 want it. Heck, as it stands, I don't exactly $500 want an Xbox One, either. You guys responded well when Jordan posted about the white, employee's only Xbox One. The grandiosely titled "Xb...

Steven Hansen

7:30 PM on 11.05.2013

GOG.com's latest PC and Mac game sale benefits charity

Three games for a total price of five bucks, all of which goes to charity -- that's the setup for GOG.com new promotion. The applicable titles include Pid, Waking Mars, The Whispered World, FTL: Faster Than Light, Oddworld: A...

Jordan Devore





11:15 AM on 11.05.2013

Extra Life raises $3.7 million!

Extra Live, a Children's Miracle Network Hospitals gaming fundraiser, pulled in $3.7 million dollars for the cause. This weekend, more than 31,000 players did their part over 25 hours of play, with participants from every U.S...

Dale North

1:00 PM on 10.31.2013

Runescape players can donate in-game gold to charity

Players of RuneScape can now donate their in-game gold into the "Well of Goodwill," which the game's developer Jaxex will then turn into real-world money to donate to charity. Jagex will donate $1 for every ten million g...

Joshua Derocher

10:30 AM on 10.31.2013

$8 million raised for charities using Twitch platform

The Twitch community has raised more than $8 million across various causes, and that's before counting this year's main gaming charity, Extra Life 2013, set to kick off November 2. So far, more than 4,500 Twitch bro...

Dale North

7:30 PM on 10.25.2013

Lame Game Marathon III is happening right now

What time is it? Well if you're in Australia, it's well into Saturday the 26th and that means it's Lame Game Marathon time again, where our intrepid Australian friends are raising funds for UNICEF by playing some of the worst...

Alasdair Duncan



Contest: Win the Steampunk Bundle from Groupees! photo
Contest: Win the Steampunk Bundle from Groupees!
by Mr Andy Dixon

[Update: Contest over! Winners have been PM'd their codes.]

Our friends at Groupees have just launched their Steampunk Bundle, and to celebrate they've given us 20 codes to hand out to the Destructoid community!

The Steampunk Bundle is a game, music, and comic bundle which helps support the Syrian Refugee Crisis via UNHCR charity. You can pay what you want ($1 minimum) for four games: Vessel, Greed Corp, Jamestown: Legend of the Last Colony, and Naval Warfare, four albums (from The Clockwork Dolls, Bonaparte, Hellblinki, and Marquis of Vaudeville), The Girl Genius graphic novel volume 1, and more! To win a code to unlock it all, just leave a comment in this thread. Limit one entry per person, and you have until this Sunday, September 29 at 11:59pm Pacific to enter.

Good luck!

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Contest: Win the Be Mine Special Edition bundle! photo
Contest: Win the Be Mine Special Edition bundle!
by Mr Andy Dixon

[Update: Contest over! Winners have been PM'd their codes!]

Our friends at Groupees are in the midst of their Be Mine Special Edition bundle (to benefit the Tierra McElroy Kidney Fund), and to celebrate, they've given us 20 codes to hand out to the Destructoid community!

Included in this bundle are Macguffin's Curse, Hamilton's Great Adventure, Krater: Collector's Edition, Ravaged: Zombie Apocalypse, Tower Wars, Zombie Driver HD, and a bunch more awesome stuff. (Each game includes a Steam key and a Steam trading card!) To win a bundle for yourself, just leave a comment in this thread! Limit one entry per person, and the contest is open to everyone in the world.

You have until this Sunday, September 22 at 11:59pm Pacific to enter. Good luck!

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3:00 AM on 08.28.2013

Sonic comic writer will play Lost World for charity

My homeboy David Oxford, writer at The Mega Man Network and and fellow editor on NF Magazine, has planned a special charity event alongside Ian Flynn, lead writer on Archie's Mega Man and Sonic the Hedgehog comic series. For ...

Tony Ponce



Contest: Win a code for the Be Mine 9 bundle! photo
Contest: Win a code for the Be Mine 9 bundle!
by Mr Andy Dixon

[Update: Contest over! Winners have been PM'd their codes.]

Our friends at Groupees have just launched their new Be Mine 9 Game & Charity bundle, and to celebrate they've given us 20 codes to hand out to the Dtoid community! This ninth installment of the "Be Mine" series features a ton of great games and extras at both the $1 and $5 buy-in levels, and buyers can choose to give 20% of the proceeds to Ariel Duell's Brain Cancer Fund.

There are way too many games, soundtracks, and additional content to list out here (plus more being unlocked all the time), so go check out the full details over on the Be Mine 9 home page. To win one of our 20 codes (redeemable for everything in the package), just leave a comment in this thread. Limit one entry per person, and you have until this Friday, August 30 at 11:59 PM Pacific to enter. Contest is open to anyone in the world!

Good luck!

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10:00 PM on 08.21.2013

GameGrumps auctioning off games for Child's Play

The GameGrumps receive a lot of games from their fans to play on the show, and because of that they receive a ton of duplicate copies of titles. So instead of hoarding it all away, they've put them up for auction on eBay! Th...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

7:30 PM on 07.25.2013

Fight cancer with giant mechs

MechWarrior Online, the delightfully complex competitive mech pilot sim, is currently selling "Sarah's Mech." The mech is named in honor of five-year-old Sarah Marie Alida Parries who played MechWarrior Online with her father...

Steven Hansen