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  • Blog Post: 7 Entertainment Updates Terms To Prohibit The Resale Of Humble Bundle Keys

    Yesterday we reported on the questionable sale of Humble Indie Bundle game keys on PC distribution sites owned by 7 Entertainment . The company has offered a statement on the situation, and updated its terms and conditions to help prevent future sales of keys purchased through Humble Indie Bundle and... More
  • Blog Post: Retailer Scam Re-Sells Humble Bundle Games, Reaps Profit Off Charity

    Services like Humble Bundle offer a pay-what-you-want service that is beneficial for developers, charities, and consumers. We’ve discovered that the PC games digital distributor 7 Entertainment and other sites are taking advantage of this generosity and obtaining Steam keys from Humble Bundles... More
  • Blog Post: Square Enix Holds Final Fantasy X/X-2 Auction For Charity

    Square Enix recently helped celebrate the launch of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster with a charity art exhibit, and art director Yusuke Naora and producer Yoshinori Kitase made an appearance. As a special surprise to guests, Naora performed a live art demonstration, creating an original piece just for... More
  • Blog Post: Support The Troops With An 8-Bit Salute

    The military gaming charity Operation Supply Drop, which creates video game care packages for deployed soldiers, is looking to raise more than $1 million this year with it's annual "8-Bit Salute" fundraiser. Participants will be creating teams and then gathering donations from family and... More
  • Blog Post: Insomniac Continues To Raise Money For Injured Artist With Signed Xbox One

    Last year, Insomniac Games intern Ana Kessel was involved in a hit and run accident , and the developer has posted an autographed Xbox One on eBay to help continue donation efforts towards Kessel's recovery. We've launched a charity auction for a signed Xbox One on behalf of our former intern... More
  • Blog Post: Deep Silver And Volition Raise Money For Child's Play With Saints Row IV DLC

    Saints Row IV might be a game for mature adults, but developer Volition and publisher Deep Silver are using it to raise money for kids in need. The Child’s Play pack offers in-game items themed after classic toys. All proceeds go to the Child’s Play charity, which raises money to support... More
  • Blog Post: Twitch Raises $90,000 For Typhoon Haiyan Relief

    Twitch has announced that it has donated $90,000 to the relief effort in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan last month. The funds were raised through the sale of limited edition t-shirts on Twitch’s website. Additionally, during Extra Life 2013, Twitch hosted 7,500 users that raised $1.22... More
  • Blog Post: EA Presents Humble Bundle Raised $1.65 Million To American Cancer Society

    Earlier this year, Electronic Arts set records for its Humble Origin Bundle , and recently Peter Moore tweeted out an image of himself and others presenting part of the money to the American Cancer Society. EA's Humble Origin Bundle gave players the opportunity to purchase Dead Space, Dead Space... More
  • Blog Post: Zen Studios Pinball Sale Raising Money For Typhoon Relief In The Philippines

    A new Humble Bundle sale offers more than 20 Zen Studios pinball tables for $6, and a portion of the proceeds go to the Red Cross to help those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. As all Humble Bundle goes, this is a pay whatever you want scenario, but if you want the most attractive tables... More
  • Blog Post: Don't Forget About Game Informer's 2013 Extra Life Live Stream

    We haven't been keeping our involvement with Extra Life much of a secret , but that's because it's for a good cause. Come play some games with us tomorrow and raise some money for children's hospitals. Tomorrow at 9am CST, the Game Informer editors, interns, and friends will be participating... More
  • Blog Post: Sony's Kaz Hirai To Be Honored At ESA's "Nite To Unite"

    The Entertainment Software Association's annual charity fundraiser will honor Sony's top man. It was announced today by the ESA that Sony Corporation CEO Kazuo "Kaz" Hirai will be the 2013 ESA Champion Honoree at Nite to Unite, a gala event that raises funds to for college scholarships... More
  • Blog Post: Pro Gamer Raises $6.5 Million For Charity

    Bachir "Athene" Bourmaaza is a pro gamer that got his start years ago recording YouTube videos of himself and friends playing World of Warcraft. Since then, he has channeled his internet celebrity into helping those struggling in developing nations. His previous ShareCraft 2012 charity campaign... More
  • Blog Post: New Humble Bundle Has Impressive Lineup

    For a small price, you can help charity and get some of the best recent indie games like Trine 2, Mark of the Ninja, and Fez. Humble Bundle 9 is currently on sale . Proceeds from all sales to to charities Child's Play, Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Watsi. You can name your price for DRM-free... More
  • Blog Post: MechWarrior Online Devs Raise Over $100,000 For Cancer Research

    A couple of weeks ago, we shared with you the heartbreaking story of young Sarah Parries , who recently finished her fight with cancer. At age five, Sarah was one of the biggest fans of Piranha Games and Infinite Games Publishing's MechWarrior Online. She and her father, Jon, played together often... More
  • Blog Post: Humble Indie Bundle 8 Released

    The eighth Humble Indie Bundle launched today, stuffed with variety and wrapped in the usual pay-what-you-want package. It includes Little Inferno, Awesomenauts, Capsized, Thomas Was Alone, and Dear Esther. Those who pay more than the average price – currently $5.68 – will also receive Hotline... More
  • Blog Post: Game Devs Raising Money For Orphaned Children

    Two Swedish game developers spend their free time raising money for South African orphanages by soliciting donations on their Charitystream on twitch.tv. What have you done today? Daniel Matros (DICE) and Tim Kjell (Rovio, formerly at DICE) started Charitystream in February. Their first “season”... More
  • Blog Post: 55 Halloween Costumes Coming To Minecraft 360, Proceeds Go To Charity

    Starting tomorrow, Minecraft Xbox 360 players will be able to outfit their characters with 55 new Halloween-themed skins, OXM reports. Developer 4J enlisted the talents of The Behemoth, Twisted Pixel, Toylogic, Rare, and many more to create these spooky skins. This Halloween Skin DLC pack costs 160 Microsoft... More
  • Blog Post: GoldenEye And Nier Highlights From Our Extra-Life Marathon

    This past weekend we gamed for 24 straight hours, earning over $10,500 for hospitals in the Children's Miracle Network . We let big donators choose which games we would play during the livestream as a thank you. For your enjoyment, we're posting our slappers-only GoldenEye multiplayer match and... More
  • Blog Post: Our 24-Hour Extra Life Gaming Marathon Is Complete

    Update: Game Informer's Extra Life team has successfully completed a 24-hour video game marathon for charity. After quickly hitting our initial goal of $8,888, we set our sights on $11,111, of which we raised $10,569. We're ecstatic that this money will be going towards Minnesota's Gillette's... More
  • Blog Post: Reminder: Our 24-Hour Extra-Life Marathon Is This Saturday

    We believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way. That is why Game Informer has teamed up with Extra Life to help give sick kids a fighting chance. On October 20, starting at 8:00 a.m. central time, we’ll begin live-streaming a 24-hour gaming marathon. Game Informer... More
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