StoryToys partners with international charity Global Angels to support
Philippines Disaster Relief
Proceeds from each download of Goodnight Mo between December 3rd and 17th will go towards supporting Global Angels’ Philippines Disaster Relief
Dublin, Ireland – 3rd December, 2013 - StoryToys, a leading publisher of award-winning 3D interactive books and games for children, today announced that each download of Goodnight Mo between December 3rd and 17th, will go towards supporting international charity Global Angels’ Philippines Disaster Relief as part of the #GivingTuesday initiative. Goodnight Mo is a 3D pop-up book app available for smartphone and tablet from the App Store, Google Play and Amazon.
"Popular mobile app gives players the opportunity to send relief by downloading the game"
Uppsala, Sweden, 03 December 2013 - The iOS and Android game ‘Riddick: the Merc Files’ will allow players to donate towards the relief efforts in the typhoon struck areas of the Philippines by downloading the game.
The independent video game deal site: Indie Royale today announces the exclusive Gaming Tuesday bundle which will be available for just 6 days.
As part of the deal with Gaming Tuesday part of the proceeds from every single unit sold will go towards supporting aid for the Philippines. Giving gamers the chance to support a worthwhile cause whilst playing their favourite games.
A new initiative to showcase charitable activity in the video games industry to launch on #GivingTuesday (3rd December 2013)
London, UK – 28th November 2013… Playmob (www.playmob.com), the London and San Francisco -based technology company championing charitable fundraising through games, today announced the first details of its brand new Youtube channel, Give8-Bit (www.youtube.com/give8bit).
"Playmob is launching Give8-Bit, a YouTube channel designed to act as a hub for charitable campaigns involving video games.
Give8-Bit will work by showing current or upcoming games, channels and livestreams supporting charities. As well as highlighting events, the project will feature the charities themselves and the impact of the funds and resources raised by gamers.”
For the full article on Wired click here
The general press’s reaction to the gaming industry these days is always a mixed bag, with stories a stabbings for copies of GTA V to In-app purchases horror stories we’ve seen a lot of negative press recently. That’s not to say there aren’t good news stories out there, however the horror stories and sensationalistic journalism seem to get more attention than some of the great accomplishments of the industry and the fantastic communities out there.
At Remode (www.remodestudios.com), we’re big believers in the value of the gaming industry to do good in the world, not just through the power of play, but also in reaching people around the world in new and unexpected ways. So we’re proud to be partners of Gaming Tuesday, which supports giving through games this December 3rd.
Brand New Bundle Helps to Raise Funds for Real World Charity
London, 9th November, 2013 – This month, players of High School Story™, the highly rated mobile game, will have the opportunity to help raise awareness and support for the Cybersmile Foundation – when they download the ‘Stop Cyberbullying’ bundle in their game. This will be the first time High School Story players will have had the opportunity to support a charity through the game.
JAGEX LAUNCHES THE WELL OF GOODWILL TO KICK OFF A MONTH LONG NOVEMBER CHARITY DRIVE
Thursday 31st October, Cambridge, UK: Jagex Games Studio, makers of the multi-award winning online adventure game, RuneScape, today announced the launch of a month long charity campaign designed to convert virtual gifting into real-world donations to support disadvantaged, at risk or seriously ill young people.
For independent developers we’ve created a unique initiative for multiple developers to band together and help a unified cause in order to make the largest impact possible. This is an opportunity for multiple indie developers to take action for a single worthwhile cause in a way which is fun and meaningful, whilst simultaneously helping their studio make a business impact, engaging with their player base on a new level and garnering positive PR and additional exposure.