Games charity GamesAid, is holding the "Stand Up for GamesAid" night on Tue DEC 15th, hosted by top stand-up comedian Imran Yusuf and featuring awesome improv crew, Shoot From The Hip.
Let's be honest, 2020 has been a fairly rough year for everybody. However, the games industry has been luckier than most. Many people have struggled with issues surrounding Covid-19, employers have struggled with the shift to remote working, but on the whole, the games industry has not only remained reasonably stable, but could be said to... Continue Reading →
Gaming against the Hostile Environment is a series of gaming fundraisers to support community groups and charities that actively tackle the UK governments Hostile Environment by supporting refugees and asylum seekers.
One Special Night is an evening of informative and entertaining punchy 10 minute talks by games industry legends to fundraise for Special Effect. It's a free livestream event, open to anyone - whether in the games industry, around it, or just a gamer eager to hear from the personailities behind some of the world's favourite... Continue Reading →
Some of the UK's leading developers have joined forces with the Department of Culture Media and Sport to include essential health messages to players across the country. Games created in the UK, including Candy Crush Saga, Sniper Elite 4, DiRT Rally 2.0 and Farm Heroes now carry the information: Stay at Home, Protect the NHS,... Continue Reading →
Have you heard about Thanks Gaming yet? It's a new charity group which aims to raise money for good causes through gaming. Organiser Tom Welsh asked if we'd let everyone know about the organisation... ThanksGaming is a new Glasgow based fundraising team, and we play gaming marathons to raise money for good causes. This is... Continue Reading →
Players of Guerilla Tea's Play to Cure: Genes In Space have completed six months worth of research in the month since the game was released. The amount of actual data is quite astonishing. According to Cancer Research UK: If this amount of DNA – tightly-coiled strings of genetic information – was unravelled it would stretch... Continue Reading →
Dundee's radiant beauty Lorraine Kelly and rentagob supercar wrangler Jeremy Clarkson appear in a brand new mobile game, launched today, which aims to raise money for the Help The Heroes charity. Developed by Supersonic and published by the AppyNation collective, the Help For Heroes app is OUT NOW, priced at £1.99, of which £1 goes... Continue Reading →
Sick Kids Save Point is the country's biggest and most successful 24-hour charity gaming marathon. Launched in 2010 in Edinburgh, the event has managed to raise over £50,000 for the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh. In 2013 the event takes place on the weekend 11th-14th October, with hundreds of gamers from across the UK taking... Continue Reading →
WeeWorld is reviving it's Glasgow Mobile Breakfast meetups after a brief hiatus, opening it's conference room doors to a roundtable of developers and mobile businesses for discussion and debate on the stuff that matters to them. Past attendees, who have come from as far as Edinburgh and Dundee, will be familiar with the no holds... Continue Reading →