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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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Child's Play raised $7.6 million in 2013

Charitable organization Child's Play has published their year-end total of donations, which comes to a whopping $7.6 million. The organization, which puts entertainment media into the hands of children in over 90 hospitals worldwide, plans ...

 
 
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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 on the official...

 
 
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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! The games are bei...

 
 
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Awesome Plants vs. Zombies 18" Munny auction for charity

PopCap and EA had many of these really funky 18-inch Mega Munny custom pieces on display at their booth here at San Diego Comic-Con today. Many folks from the game development community took one of Kidrobot's big-headed blank canvases and w...

 
 
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There's a Mega Man charity marathon this weekend

Starting Saturday, February 16th at 6:00PM EST, the folks over at Storm Unity will be running a 24-hour Mega Man marathon event to benefit Child's Play. In addition to general Mega Man chicanery, you can also win prizes for participating, a...

 
 
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The Mega Manathon is running at MAGFest right now

MAGFest is a convention of many awesome things, and this year, they've combined two of my favorite things ever: Mega Man, and Child's Play. The fine folks at Half Empty Energy Tank are now running a 72-hour Mega Man charity marathon to bene...

 
 
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Flip tables at MAGFest: Best Child's Play fundraiser EVER

Who says you can't combine charitable giving with righteous anger? During next month's MAGFest at the Gaylord National Hotel in Maryland, you can take part in a very special fundraising activity. By donating a few bucks, you can set up a ta...

 
 
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Win one of 10 early tickets to Ümloud! this Thursday

In the Bay Area this Thursday? Come melt your face at San Francisco's DNA lounge for Ümloud!, the annual California fundraiser that benefits Child's Play. Did I mention Tim Schafer, creator of Psychonauts, Grim Fandango, and&...

 
 
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Pat the NES Punk & brentalfloss channel their inner Queen

[Update: Whoops! The actual NES marathon ended yesterday at 3 PM PST, but Pat is still accepting donations through his site until tomorrow.] Zealous NES collector Pat the NES Punk is holding a Child's Play charity that runs through tomorro...

 
 
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Raging Mass Effect 3 fans do something for charity

The arrogantly named "Retake Mass Effect" group has decided to offset the public bitching by raising some money for Child's Play, which fans are now cynically using to deflect criticism. I know this because Destructoid's tips line was spamm...

 
 
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Be Mine Game & Music bundle debuts

Yes, indie game bundles are now becoming two a penny and a regular occurrence but they're still a great way to get some games for hardly any money. The Be Mine Game & Music bundle is a pay-what-you-want deal where for as little as $1 y...

 
 
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Check out Harmonix live stream for Child's Play charity

Harmonix will live stream some Christmas craziness for the Child's Play charity today. From 5pm to 8pm Eastern they'll host a holiday-themed stream to raise money for the kids. This stream will feature interviews with Harmonix staff, and th...

 
 
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That's a real life Gravity Gun you're looking at

The name Harrison Krix mean anything to you? Well it bloody should, I mean he was the guy that made the new Mr. Destructoid helmet, created kick-ass Portal and Portal 2 guns and a BioShock Big Daddy costume to name a few. Harrison is a...

 
 
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Two more pay-what-you-want indie bundles on PC

We've got two more pay-what-you-want independent bundles for the PC. One of them is available now, and the second one will be available next week. Both of them have some excellent games in them, and they support indie developers and chariti...

 
 
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Umloud 2011: A Rock Band night for Child's Play

Gamers are a naturally creative bunch, and this can definitely be seen in the way that we come together to raise money for charity. This Thursday, December 8th, at the DNA Lounge in San Francisco, Ümloud will be hosting their third an...

 
 
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14k Starman pendant to be auctioned off for Child's Play

Fan craftsman Juno makes a lot of classy custom videogame jewelry, from Triforce earrings to a Metroid pendant. None of them are for sale, however, so you can only admire them from afar. His latest concoction is a 14k gold Starman from the ...

 
 
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Mega Man marathon for charity is happening now

Child's Play kicked off at the start of this month and there are quite a few options open to anyone who wants to donate, such as the Mega Marathon, a 48 hour Mega Man marathon. There is a slight twist though, as there will be three men play...

 
 
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Live show: Dtoid teaming up with GameOn for charity drive

Destructoid is joining forces with the GameOn community in an effort to raise money for the Child's Play charity organization. Child's Play is dedicated to providing videogames, toys, and books to ailing children in hospitals all over the w...

 
 
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This weekend on TwitchTV: So much philanthropy

This weekend, Destructoid's TwitchTV channel is getting into the spirit of giving a little early. King Foom will be championing a 36-hour multiplayer marathon to help raise money for Child's Play, Mash Tactics will be handing out beatings i...

 
 
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Chucky from Child's Play is getting a videogame (WTF?)

Child's Play is one of the few movies to truly terrify me as a child, and one I never watched in full until I was an adult. Dolls are scary at the best of times, but murderous ones voiced by Brad Dourif are ten times more horrifying. Oh, an...

 
 




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