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Yogscast and Humble Bundle team up for an awesome cause

Yogscast is fairly popular, even if I couldn't name a single thing they've done. For a few years now, they've been hosting a "Jingle Jam" event to raise money for charities during the holiday season. It was only natural that Humble Bundle w...

 
 
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Axiom Verge fan speedrunning 'Metroidvania' games for charity

Shortly after Axiom Verge launched in 2015, its creator Tom Happ and his wife Chloe had Alastair, their first child. It was shortly after he was born that Tomm and Chloe were told that he suffers from a condition called Kernicterus -- the ...

 
 
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'Desert Bus for Hope' rolls into its tenth year

Desert Bus for Hope, the annual gaming marathon which benefits the Child's Play Charity, is underway right now. Desert Bus for Hope has raised over $3.1 million for Child's Play since 2007, and at the time of writing they've raise...

 
 
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Speedrun marathon Summer Games Done Quick starts this weekend

Oh, heck yes! Not only is it a holiday weekend, but Summer Games Done Quick starts this Sunday. Be sure to get your fun in the sun out of the way so you can watch some of this 160-hour speedrunning-for-charity live stream. It has become one...

 
 
 
 
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Magicians are making a new Desert Bus

Desert Bus has become an unlikely success as something people suffer through for hours on end to raise money for charity. The infamous mini-game -- a painful, realistically paced bus trip from Tucson to Las Vegas with no pause menu -- comes...

 
 
 
 
 
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(Update) Destructoid & Groupees team up for the hungry!

(Update: The kind folks at Groupees have revealed the first mystery game (pic below) and have given us five more bundles to give away!) Destructoid & Groupees have teamed up to raise meals for the hungry this holiday season. Every $1...

 
 
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Mark Cuban: League of Legends is 'a real sport'

If you're like me, you know the name and face of Mark Cuban, but you probably don't know a whole lot about him. I put on my detective coat and hat and did some digging (read: Wikipedia) and found that he is a businessman, investor, fil...

 
 
 
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Who wants a Master Chief helmet covered in crystals?

Here's something I never thought I'd see: a Master Chief helmet covered with 25,000 Swarovski crystals. "A one-of-a-kind Master Chief helmet is up for auction for fans who want to own the unique memorabilia," states the eBay listin...

 
 
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Humble Store now lets you choose from over 35,000 charities

Way back when Humble Bundle started, there were three things they emphasised: pay what you want, DRM-free, and that part of the proceeds went to charity. Over time, two of those points have been flexed and changed to varying success (the Or...

 
 
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QuakeCon 2014's blood donation drive saved 320 lives

As QuakeCon 2015 is currently underway in Dallas, Texas, it’s worth looking back to last year’s event. In particular, a blood donation drive that took place over the course of the event has brought us some good news this week. T...

 
 
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Be sure to watch Summer Games Done Quick this weekend

Brett and I have gotten way into Games Done Quick. Seeing people excel at beating video games as quickly as possible is such a blast, especially when it's happening live. The next event, Summer Games Done Quick, begins on Sunday, July 26 a...

 
 
 
 
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Running of the Trolls raises $500 for The Trevor Project

This weekend Pride marches have been taking place all over the place, from London to Seattle... to Kalimdor. On Saturday, hundreds of World of Warcraft trolls marched across the game to help raise money for The Trevor Project, in an event c...

 
 
 
 
 
 




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Anyone remember that White Wolf Hunter: The Reckoning game where the last boss was literally a bunch of 2x4s? Man that game

 
 

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