The lights are on
Several companies and individuals in the gaming industry are doing what they can to help the Red Cross and their relief effort for Japan. Mastiff Games is pledging $100 for every 100 Facebook likes, Capcom slashed the price of Street Fighter IV on iPhone and is donating all proceeds to the effort, and Meagan is selling her DS (signed by Miyamoto, Koji Kondo, and more) to help out. Bungie is the latest to pitch in by offering charity wristbands at their online store.
On top of the $5 wristbands, Bungie is also donating all proceeds from the entire store to the Red Cross until April 30th.
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Bungie has great ppl.
Just purchased one in addition to my Red Cross donation:) They will need all the help they can get, my thoughts and prayers are with the Japanese people!
Thanks for bringing this to our attention GI, I bet there's a hefty spike in sales just from your efforts.
I bought one, definitely a great cause, and a really cool looking wrist-band to boot!
I'll probably be ordering 2 of these either tomorrow or Saturday. Depends on how soon my parents are willing to lend me 10 bucks.
I just bought two for my girlfriend and me. Thanks for the article Dan.
Okay lets hope this makes other Western developers start giving money or starting things like this.
nice, just bought two
it makes me feel happy to see the world helping each other out.
Go Bungie! Definately getting at least one of these.
Great idea - anything to offer help to Japan is good...
Its great to see the amount of support that people all across the globe are showing for the people of Japan and the surrounding areas. Actually makes me happy to be a human being at times like these. I will definitely be buying one of these wrist bands.
Would this include software sales? I'll pick up a pair of Halo Reach for friends in that case, win/bigger win.
Wow, wristbands and a month and a half of store sales, that's very generous of them.
God bless those in Japan and there families
$100 dollars for 100 facebook likes? really?
I just picked up two, I figure I'll give one away. I've been wanting to give and this is a great way to.