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'MineThon 2' Minecraft marathon for Child's Play now mining, crafting

To quote the greatest Christmas movie of all time, "It's not the giving, it's not the getting, it's the loving." But, sometimes loving is giving, especially when you don't expect anything in return. To wit, a group of Minecraft enthusiasts are giving up the next 72 hours of their lives in the hope ...

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Assassin's Creed marathon for Child's Play happening right now

Alpha Iota, an academic honors society from Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, California, is hosting an Assassin's Creed marathon to raise money for the Child's Play charity. This is the second year the organization has hosted the fundraising event; it garnered over $1,400 in donations last yea...

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Humble THQ Bundle ends, earns $5 million from 885,000 bundles

The Humble Indie Bundle's first decidedly non-indie bundle, the THQ Bundle, has come to its anticipated end. All told, says the organization, the bundle raised $5 million, split as buyers chose between THQ, charity donations, and the Humble Bundle group itself. The whole project seems to have been ...

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Desert Bus 6 now accepting donations on its road to Hope

This year's Desert Bus for Hope gaming marathon is now open for donations. In little over 10 days, the bus will leave its virtual depot and take a road trip across several games in an effort to raise money for Child's Play. The full schedule of this year's fundraising festivities isn't online yet; ...

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Indie Games for Good marathon is already massive, starts tomorrow

Indie Games for Good, the massive video game marathon that directly and fully benefits Child's Play Charity, begins tomorrow, October 19, at 10 a.m. PT. Indie Games for Good is an interactive gaming extravaganza, with viewers deciding which games marathoners play (and for how long), and setting cha...

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Steam Greenlight now requires $100 fee, which goes to Child's Play

To make it a little harder to submit jokey "Half-Life 3" games to Steam Greenlight, Valve has instituted a $100 fee for anyone hoping to submit their games for community approval and eventual Steam sale. "The proceeds will be donated to Child's Play," Valve UI designer Alden Kroll notes in the anno...

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Super Mario Marathon 5 raises over $43k for Child's Play (and counting)

Super Mario Marathon 5 is streaming live from a Mario-themed living room in Indiana, where a group of gamers are playing select levels from a variety of Mario games. The levels they play are determined by the amount of money donated, with 800 total levels across ten Mario games available for them t...

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'Retake Mass Effect 3' donations remained largely with Child's Play, 'a handful' requested refunds

When thousands of people took to a Facebook group rallying Mass Effect 3 players to "demand a better ending," their efforts were represented by a "donation protest." The protest raised just over $80,000 in donations to Penny Arcade's "Child's Play" charity, and arguably contributed to BioWare's dec...

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Child's Play expands to assist domestic abuse victims

Penny Arcade's Child's Play charity is expanding its scope to assist children living with a parent in domestic violence shelters nationwide. The charity, known for donating toys, games and cash to hospitalized children, feels this a natural extension of its efforts. "The mission is the same as far ...

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Child's Play shuts down fundraiser aimed at changing Mass Effect 3's ending

Recently, part of that whole "We're the Internet and we're upset about Mass Effect 3's ending" thing manifested itself in a Child's Play fundraising initiative called "Retake Mass Effect 3." The movement attempted to combine raising money for the charity with convincing BioWare to change the ending...

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