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Gaming for Good raises over $10m for Save the Children

Gaming for Good, a charity organization headed up by Internet personality Bachir Boumaaza (aka Athene), has successfully raised over $10 million for global youth advocacy group Save the Children as of this week. Gaming for Good offers up dozens of downloadable PC games that can be purchased...

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Razer, DC Entertainment and Athene raise over $1 million for African hunger relief

As part of the Sharecraft 2012 Save the Children Challenge, Razer, DC Entertainment and web personality Bachir Boumaaza (more widely known as Athene) have raised over $1 million toward African hunger relief. Athene, sponsored by Razer, used his reach to help garner donations. DC Entertainment...

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OneBigGame assembles 17 game composers for album to benefit children's charities

Gaming charity OneBigGame has partnered with developers for such as Chime and WINtA, with a portion of the profit they've generated going to benefit children's charities. Its new project, while still game-related, is decidedly less interactive -- but nonetheless compelling. The organization has...

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Chime charity drive to end Dec. 1, with XBLA update

Sometimes lost in the rabid daze of "good" deals this Black Friday week are genuine opportunities to spend a little money on good causes. If you've been meaning to pick up "that charity game" on XBLA -- and in doing so, donate 100 percent of your 400-point purchase to charities, including Save the...

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Forza 3 'limited edition' content for sale, some proceeds go to Haiti relief

If you snatched up a used copy of Turn 10 Studios' two-million selling racer, Forza 3, you now have the chance to tune up the game with some new content from Xbox Live. There are four new packs available for purchase, each previously only available through new standard and limited editions of the...

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This Wednesday: Chime for charity on XBLA

Today's lone Xbox Live Arcade release is Chime, the not-for-profit project from Zoe Mode and OneBigGame. 60 percent of proceeds from the 400 ($5) game will go to Save the Children and Starlight Children's Foundation, so consider it a surprisingly entertaining chance to stop being such a selfish...

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