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Twitch exceeds charity milestones, raises $90K for Typhoon Haiyan relief

Gaming-focused streaming service Twitch announced that its recently concluded Typhoon Haiyan charity drive raised a total of $90,000 for Red Cross relief efforts. Twitch solicited donations via a Teespring store advertised in channel pop-ups, with proceeds from all sales donated to the Red Cross...

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Typhoon Haiyan victims to be aided by CCP 'PLEX for GOOD' campaign

CCP, developer of EVE Online, DUST 514 and the upcoming World of Darkness MMO, is currently holding a donation drive to help aid those affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines earlier this month. Each donation of an EVE player's Pilot License Extension (PLEX) during this "PLEX for G...

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EA teaming up with Red Cross for charitable SimCity DLC

EA is partnering with the Red Cross for special SimCity DLC, the publisher announced. The partnership brings a Red Cross-themed set to the game for $9.99, available to purchase on Origin today for one year. SimCity owners that pick the set up will be able to build Red Cross centers and tents in the...

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PSN, League of Legends charity initiatives bring in big sums

PSN users and League of Legends players have demonstrated the power of really easy participation in charity initiatives. From March 19 through March 31, the PSN charity drive, which allowed users to donate to the Red Cross directly from their PSN wallets (and get a special theme as thanks) raised...

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Gamers Heart Japan: Donate to the Red Cross earthquake and tsunami relief efforts

If you've been looking for an excuse to finally donate to the Red Cross' earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan, consider this your lucky day. The hard-working team at Greedy Productions (see: Electric Playground) organized the following production, coordinating game journos, game develop...

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Gamers Heart Japan aid special airs April 3 online and on G4

Gamers Heart Japan, a 60-minute special airing on April 3 online (read: Joystiq, etc) and on G4, will see several notable industry presences talking about Japan and its impact on our industry, soliciting donations to the American Red Cross for the relief effort. In fact, our own Richard Mitchell ...

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Team Fortress 2 hats help Japan relief effort

Valve is currently supporting the Japanese relief effort with three limited edition hats in the Team Fortress 2 store. The Mann Co. is offering the "Humanitarian's Hachimaki" for $7.99, the "Benefactor's Kanmuri" for $19.99 and the honorable "Magnanimous Monarch" for the big relief spender at $99...

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PopCap discounts iOS games this weekend, proceeds go to Japan relief

PopCap will discount all of its iPhone and iPad games this weekend, beginning at 12:01AM PT tonight, donating all revenues from the 48-hour sale to the Red Cross in support of earthquake relief efforts in Japan. The company's iPhone games will be reduced to $1 each, while its two iPad apps, notab...

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Grasshopper releases free songs in memory of Japan's quake victims

Grasshopper Manufacture has released a trio of songs produced by its audio team in remembrance of those affected by its native Japan's devastating earthquake and subsequent tsunami. Two of the songs, "Otomodachi, as you wake" and "Otomodachi, before you sleep," were created by Silent Hill compose...

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Bungie asking Halo 3 players to show their hearts for Haiti

If you haven't got any cash to donate to charitable organizations who're currently lending a hand with recovery efforts in Haiti, don't fret -- Bungie's organizing a free method for you to show your support. All you have to do is change your Halo 3 (or ODST) emblem to the heart seen in the image ab...

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