Humble Fight for Racial Justice Bundle Includes Over 50 Games and eBooks

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The game industry has responded with dozens of messages of support and cries for equality following the now global Black Lives Matter protests over racial justice.

This week Humble is offering a Fight for Racial Justice bundle, including over 50 games and ebooks worth over $1,200, for $30.

The bundle features an incredible collection of games spread across every genre, including BioShock Remastered, Neo Cab, This War of Mine, FTL, Spelunky, Kerbal Space Program, Hyper Light Drifter, Jackbox Party Pack 4, Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, and NBA 2K20.

Purchasing the games provides a Steam key on PC. A few of the games are also available in DRM-free versions. Comics are available in CBZ, PDF, and ePub file formats, while books are in PDF, MOBI and ePub, and work on PC, e-readers, tablets, and phones.

The included digital comics and ebooks focus on products by black creators and on promoting racial equality, such as Twelve Years a Slave, Decolonizing Wealth, and Baclk women in Science: A Black History Book for Kids. Also, somewhat randomly, the Starfinder tabletop RPG Core Rulebook.

Similar to Humble’s COVID-19 bundle, every game and ebook is featured in a single tier at $30, though you can choose to pay more. One hundred percent of the proceeds goes to the following charities: the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Race Forward, and The Bail Project.

The Humble Fight for Racial Justice Bundle ends June 22.

Cards for Humanity Is a Charity Tournament Featuring Four CCGs

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Esports and event organizer 983 Media is hosting a fundraising tournament to support those affected by the global pandemic of COVID-19. Cards for Humanity will include not one but four different collectible card game (CCG) tournaments, featuring Magic: The Gathering, Gwent, Mythgard, and Legends of Runeterra.

The publishers of each game is supporting the charity tournament with rewards and goodies for winners, participants, and viewers.

The top eight players for each of the four Swiss round events will have their matches aired on 983 Media’s Twitch channel beginning on Saturday, April 18. The massive weekend-long stream is expected to last 16 hours.

During the weekend stream, viewers will be encouraged to donate to the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. The fundraising goal is set at $1000.

To broadcast Cards for Humanity, 983 Media is bringing in some big names from the CCG community. Merchant and AliasV will cast the Magic: the Gathering tournament. WatchFlake and McBeard will be hosting the Gwent event, Wholesome and WhatsUpWoody with Mythgard, and Charm3R and Lazergician for Legends of Runeterra.

Registration for the tournament is open now. More information can be found on the organizer’s official Discord page. The charity tournament begins April 11, with the final broadcast the weekend of April 18 -19.

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Conquer COVID-19 Charity Humble Bundle Includes Over 40 Games

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Digital game store and publisher Humble has been providing charity-supported indie bundles for the last decade. You better believe they’ve whipped up an impressive Humble Bundle for the current COVID-19 crisis.

The Conquer COVID-19 Bundle is available for one week only, featuring over 40 games and 20 ebooks. The sum total lands just over $1000, but you can get the entire bundle for $30. Best of all, 100% of the sales go to the following charities: Direct Relief, International Rescue Committee, Doctors Without Borders, and Partners In Health.

Each charity is directly responding to the pandemic and providing relief efforts, such as delivering personal protective gear to healthcare workers.

Here are the total list of games included in the bundle:

  • Into The Breach
  • Undertale
  • Hollow Knight
  • Wizard of Legend
  • Totally Accurate Battle Simulator
  • The Witness
  • Superhot
  • Tilt Brush
  • LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
  • Killing Floor 2
  • Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered
  • Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition
  • Darksiders Warmastered Edition
  • Sniper Elite 3
  • This is the Police
  • Jackbox Party Pack 2
  • Stick Fight: The Game
  • Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons
  • Party Hard
  • Worms Revolution
  • Europa Universalis 4
  • Tropico 4
  • GNOG
  • Broken Age
  • Brutal Legend
  • Psychonauts
  • Broken Age (+ the Double Fine Adventure documentary)
  • Pac-Man Championship Edition 2
  • Pikuniku
  • World of Goo
  • Super Hexagon
  • VVVVVV
  • Hacknet
  • A Mortician’s Tale
  • A Godo Snowman Is Hard to Build
  • Magicka
  • Rebuild 3: Gangs of Deadsville
  • Agents of Mayhem
  • Ducati – 90th Anniversary
  • Speed Brawl
  • Hiveswap: act 1
  • Alien Spidy
  • Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones
  • LostWinds
  • Zombotron

All game codes are for PC and redeemed via Steam. The bundle also includes a number of digital books, audio books, and graphic novels, including Saga and Red Sonja.

Unlike previous bundles, the Conquer COVID-19 bundle doesn’t include different price tiers. However, consumers are free to pay more than the $30 minimum if they wish to donate more to charity.

After only a single day, the bundle has already raised over $1 million dollars for charity. The Conquer COVID-19 Bundle ends April 7.

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Games Done Quick to Host Corona Relief Done Quick Charity Streaming Event

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Popular gaming charity organizer Games Done Quick will be hosting a special online-only speedrunning event to help provide relief to those impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Corona Relief Done Quick (CRDQ) will stream via the official Games Done Quick Twitch channel during the weekend of April 17-19.

The game list and scheduel wil be released on April 13. Submissions are open now through April 2.

One hundred percent of the donations made during the CRDQ will go to Direct Relief. Direct Relief is a humanitarian aid organization that helps people affected by poverty or emergencies. Their coronavirus responses include delivering personal protective equipment and other medical items to health workers.

Now the bad news. Due to the pandemic, Games Done Quick is postponing its next scheduled speedrunning event, Summer Games Done Quick. It was originally scheduled in June, but now SGDQ 2020 will take place August 16-23 in Bloomington, MN. The associated charity will be Doctors Without Borders.

Interested parties can register beginning June 7. Registration closes July 20. Previous game submissions will be wiped on April 26, and submissions will re-open April 29 – May 9. Volunteer applications will also be removed, and can be resubmitted beginning April 29.

Games Done Quick, like every company and organization, is monitoring the outbreak and watching updates from the World Health Organization and local governments to determine if another reschedule will be necessary.

Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 Kicks Off this Weekend

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Charity organization Games Done Quick will be hosting Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 this weekend in Orlando, Florida. This year also marks the event’s 10 year anniversary.

Awesome Games Done Quick will feature over 130 games, tackled by the world’s most talented speedrunners over a week-long, 24-hour speedrunning marathon. The entire event will be broadcast live at the the official Games Done Quick Twitch channel. The event supports the Prevent Cancer Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to the early detection and prevention of cancer.

One hundred percent of donations go directly to the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Donations can be made during the event at GamesDoneQuick.com.

Since 2010, Games Done Quick has raised over $20 million for charitable organizations around the world, such as AbleGamers and Doctors Without Borders. Last year more than 2,000 people attended AGDQ 2019, while the Twitch live stream peaked at over 200,000 concurrent viewers. More than $2.39 million was raised during the event.

AGDQ 2020 is sponsored by PlayStation, Final Fantasy XIV Online, Yetee, Anapurna Interactive, Fangamer, Team Meat, NIS America, Tokyo Attack!, World 9 Gaming, MAGFest, and Red Bull.

The official schedule for AGDQ 2020 is now live, including games, speedrunners, and hosts. The event starts Sunday, January 5 through Saturday, January 11, with all times converted to your local time zone.