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Wired Productions to support mental health charity TakeThis

Wired Productions to support mental health charity TakeThis Games publisher and developer Wired Productions says it will be spending the next year supporting non-profit charity TakeThis.The Town of Light is a psychological horror adventure that deals with mental health issues.

UK games industry charity clay pigeon shoot returns

UK games industry charity clay pigeon shoot returns It will take place on the Surrey estate of Les Edgar, the co-founder of Bullfrog.This is the fourth G3 event, and will feature teams from Sega, Sumo Digital, Supermassive Games, Creative Assembly, Rebellion, Climax, Splash Damage, Hutch Games, Future Games of London, Jagex, Natural Motion, West Pier Studios, Slingshot Cartel, Audiomotion, Trailer Farm, Codemasters, Red Kite Games, Wired, Curve Digital, Sheridans and Gamer Network.

Bruno Mars donates $1 million to Flint water crisis

Bruno Mars donates $1 million to Flint water crisis Singer Bruno Mars announced at a concert in Auburn Hills, Michigan that he donated $1 million to aid the Flint water crisis.The foundation gives immediate and ongoing support to the community of of Flint, Michigan, which continues to suffer from toxic water supplies that were tainted when the city switched its water system to the polluted Flint River in 2014.

Trump's Charlottesville remarks are costing Mar-a-Lago big business

Trump's Charlottesville remarks are costing Mar-a-Lago big business After Trump's widely condemned remarks on the neo-Nazi and white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, 18 charities have canceled galas or luncheons at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida.Several groups have announced a move to The Breakers, another resort in Palm Beach, while others are reportedly looking for venues in the area.

Bungie and Games Done Quick supporting Hurricane Harvey relief

Bungie and Games Done Quick supporting Hurricane Harvey relief Various games firms are doing their part to support civilians affected by the recent onslaught of Hurricane Harvey.VG247 reports that Bungie is calling for Destiny players to donate towards relief efforts by offering them a special in-game customisation.

Warner Bros donating Shadow of War DLC revenue to family of late producer

Warner Bros donating Shadow of War DLC revenue to family of late producer Warner Bros Games has created a new character for the next Middle-Earth title to raise money for the family of a former member of the team.Now the team has created a DLC character in honour of him.

Call of Duty Endowment charity fund comes to UK

Call of Duty Endowment charity fund comes to UK The Call of Duty Endowment charitable fund is coming to the UK, Activision has announced.It was designed to fund organisations that place 25,000 veterans in jobs by 2018 - a goal it reached last year and has now been revised to 50,000 veterans by 2019.

Here's how you can help with Hurricane Irma relief efforts

Here's how you can help with Hurricane Irma relief efforts A new organization is taking on the challenge of getting help to people with disabilities during disaster relief.They are accepting donations to fund their Irma relief and Jose preparation efforts.

Final Fantasy XIV charity march raises over $21,000 for hurricane relief

Final Fantasy XIV charity march raises over $21,000 for hurricane relief Square Enix hosted an in-game charity march last weekend where users joined a specific server and marched across the world of Eorzea.PCGamesN reports that the 12-hour event raised a total of $21,550 for Direct Relief, the charity that has been helping with clean-up and rescue following both Hurricane Harvey and Irma.

GamesAid has raised over 3.2m

GamesAid has raised over 3.2m Today, UK games industry charity GamesAid is proud to announce it has raised over �3.Over the past 12 months, �557,839 has been raised by the UK games industry.

One Gamer Fund is The Avengers of Video Game Charities

One Gamer Fund is The Avengers of Video Game Charities But you know what’s better than one video game charity?This fall’s greatest gaming crossover is the One Gamer Fund, and you can join them this weekend.

Supercell, Rovio, Zynga, Remedy, EA and more on board for One Special Day

Supercell, Rovio, Zynga, Remedy, EA and more on board for One Special Day The charity's focus in enabling disabled children to play video games through the use of specialist technology, or by setting up accessible game centres.Following on from the success of last year's inaugural event which raised over �90,000, One Special Day is will see companies donate 100% of their profits on September 29th.

SpecialEffect's One Special Day raises 300,000 for charity

SpecialEffect's One Special Day raises 300,000 for charity UK's SpecialEffect, a charity organization dedicated to helping people with disabilities benefit from the fun and therapeutic effects of video games, has managed to raise over �300,000 during its One Special Day charity event on September 29.Numerous companies from the games industry participated, including Supercell, EA, Unity, Rovio, Twitch and many more (complete list available here).