dark        
 
 

#Childs Play

FRONT PAGE


 photo

'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...

 
 
Child's Play photo

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 ...

 
 
Child's Play photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 popular around the network
 photo

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...

 
 
Mega Man charity photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
MAGFest photo

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...

 
 
Free ‹mloud! tickets photo

Win one of 10 early tickets to ‹mloud! 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&...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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 ...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 
 photo

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...

 
 




Reviews   filter by...

Lego The Incredibles"Let's be real, this is the best Fantastic Four game we're ever gonna get"

 

Skyrim Very Special Edition"Alexa, cross the rickety bridge"

 

Jurassic World Evolution"Spare no expense! Because it doesn't matter anyway"

 

Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion"I'm an expansion now"

 

Shaq Fu - A Legend Reborn"Shaq is back, but kinda wack"

 

Fortnite (Switch)"Build a fort, last the night (wait it's basically just battle royale now)"

 

Incredibles 2"Jack Jack, baby"

 

Tag"The Hawkeye movie you never knew you wanted"

 

Unravel Two"It takes two, baby! (But not really)"

 

Won't You Be My Neighbor?"You will always find people who are helping"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

homeoftheblues

Octopath Traveler: Wayfarers Edition is up on Amazon I suggest you guys check it The game looks fantastic, and the edition seems really cool You can also check out Best Buy if you have Gamers Club

 
Jiraya

MY INTERNET IS BACK

 
Zer0t0nin

Dayum, that Croatia hype-train is

 
Hypno

I hope I can be a great parent like these two

 
Hlarge4

I know we have a few The Adventure Zone fans And while I fell off the series by the 6th arc, this still seems pretty cool!

 
The Baked Potato

Steam: We have enough server capacity to host legions of But we cant handle the one time a year we know well be

 
chlmera

I wish the steam store could work rn

 
NeoTurbo

Current status

 
Scrustle

Its finally happening!!! Were finally getting a spiritual successor to Burnout from Three Fields! The ex-Burnout devs! Link in

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals