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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

9:00 PM on 09.27.2013

Contest: Win the Steampunk Bundle from Groupees!

[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 Steampun...

Mr Andy Dixon

6:00 PM on 09.20.2013

Contest: Win the Be Mine Special Edition bundle!

[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 ...

Mr Andy Dixon

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

6:30 PM on 08.26.2013

Contest: Win a code for the Be Mine 9 bundle!

[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 commun...

Mr Andy Dixon

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

4:00 PM on 07.25.2013

Summer Games Done Quick is back with more speedruns

Speed Demos Archive puts on some great livestreams of speedruns, as I came to realize far too late into the last marathon. I'm heading into the latest event, Summer Games Done Quick 2013, bright and early -- you should join m...

Jordan Devore

2:00 AM on 06.02.2013

Sales of new Chrono Trigger nerdcore album go to charity

Last year, I discovered a nerdcore rapper by the name of Richie Branson, who laid verses atop anime tracks from Cowboy Bebop, Gurren Lagann, and more. He was also a very vocal proponent of bringing Toonami back onto Cartoon N...

Tony Ponce

6:30 PM on 05.28.2013

Humble Indie Bundle says you can't spell great without 8

By now, you all should be intimately familiar with the Humble Bundle, which lets customers pay what they want for DRM-free copies of videogames, often includes soundtracks, and puts a portion of the proceeds toward charity. ...

Darren Nakamura

12:45 PM on 05.08.2013

The original 151 Pokemon as imagined by 151 artists

Peter Le and Amy Kim thought it would be cool if they got 151 different artists to each take on one of the first-generation Pokémon, and present the collection in an art gallery called Rare Candy. Then they decided to ...

Darren Nakamura

1:15 PM on 04.15.2013

Cliff Bleszinski goes bald for charity

Sticking to the promise he made several days ago, designer Cliff Bleszinski has gone ahead and had his hair shaved off in the name of charity. The former design director for Epic Games raised some $15,000 that will be going ...

Harry Monogenis