BitMonster Studios, developers of breakout adventure hit Lili for iOS, has got together with soft drink manufacturer Coca-Cola to create (THRED), an endless runner genre title set to a furious techno soundtrack by DJ Poet and Tiësto and other contributing techno artists. The game itself is free to download and offers little in the way of sophistication; you move your craft around the screen as it screams through a tunnel at a blistering pace [...]
It’s that time of year again. Charities and marathons and gaming events that hope to raise money for individual charities. I’m sure quite a few of you who play video games or inhabit some corner of the internet have heard of the gaming marathon ‘Desert Bus’. For those who are not informed, well, click and be informed.
No. Not that type of kitten. Blizzard has announced they will soon be holding a Charity drive to help victims in the wake of Superstorm Sandy by offering a fiery vanity pet. The pet will be available in the World of Warcraft Pet Store later on this year. Blizzard states that 100% of all purchases made towards the feline will be sent to the Red Cross to provide food and shelter for [...]
This time around the Humble Bundle has decided to do something completely different. Right now you can go to the Humble Bundle site and watch live as Mojang, Oxeye Games Studio, and Wolfire Games create games from scratch in the span of a weekend. Pay what you want and you get the games at the end of the weekend. There’s nineteen hours left as of right now, and all proceeds go to [...]
The Charity Vaultathon is now LIVE on LiveStream. Please come over and enjoy us spending over 24 hours playing video games. We’re doing this as a fundraiser for Child’s Play Charity. You can donate to The Charity Vaultathon right here. You can donate any amount at any time before we end the event at 9:00 am PST/12:00pm EST on November 5th. But even if you can’t donate, you can still [...]
In the latest edition of the Humble Indie Bundle comes the Humble Voxatron Bundle, containing the Lexaloffle moment of genius, Voxatron. Regularly priced at $15, Voxatron‘s debut lets you Pay What You Want through the Humble Bundle charity event, instated to help the Child’s Play Charity, the Electronic Frontier Foundation or the good people at Lexaloffle!
If the guys from Penny Arcade aren’t awesome enough already, their charity – Child’s Play – definitely pushes them over into that category. $2,294,317.53 was raised during 2010 for children’s hospitals across the country (and a few offshore from America,) through auctions, donations, and toys bought for hospitals off their Amazon wishlists. Which, according to Tycho (Jerry Holkins, for those politically correct people) is almost over nine million overall that [...]
Modern Warfare 2’s first batch of DLC is currently “planned for the wonderfully vague time-frame of Spring”, according to Infinity Ward’s Rob Bowling on his twitter today. No details at were provided on the content and what it would be, but then, there’s not really much you can say in 140 characters. Ah Twitter, where would us journalists be without you?