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Humble 2K’s Game Together Bundle Supports COVID-19 Relief

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Humble’s newest gaming bundle, 2K’s Game Together, features a collection of older 2K-published titles, such as Borderlands 1 and 2, XCOM Enemy Unknown, and BioShock: The Collection.

Unlike the Conquer COVID-19 Bundle earlier this month, 2K’s Game Together bundle includes multiple tiers of games that are unlocked by spending more money (users can pay what they want). However, 100% of the proceeds made during this sale goes to charity. Normally purchases can choose how to divide their money up between charities and publishers.

The charity for 2K’s Game Together bundle is the International Medical Corps.

Pay at least $1 to unlock the following games:

  • The Darkness 2
  • Sid Meier’s Pirates!
  • Carnival Games VR
  • Spec Ops: The Line

Pay more than the average bundle donation (currently $12.18) to also receive:

  • The Golf Club 2019
  • BioShock: The Collection
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization 3: Complete
  • NBA 2K Playgrounds 2

Pay more than $20 to unlock:

  • NBA 2K20
  • WWE 2K20
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown Complete Edition
  • Borderlands Game of the Year Enhanced
  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

The suggested donation is $25. All games are for PC and redeemed via Steam codes. The Game Together bundle ends April 28.

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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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Over 30 90s Kids Games in the Humble Humongous Entertainment Bundle

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The Humble Humongous Entertainment Bundle at the Humble store features over 30 educational kids games from the 90s from software developer Humongous Entertainment. If you were a kid in the 90s chances are you recognize the likes of Putt-Putt, Pajama Sam, and Freddi Fish.

The games are available to purchase in three different tiers, with the lowest as Humble’s familiar Pay What You Want tier. Each game is rated as being appropriate for kids age 3-8, and all are redeemed through Steam (PC, Mac, Linux).

Pay at least $1 to unlock:

  • Big Thinkers 1st Grade
  • Big Thinkers Kindergarten
  • Fatty’ Bear’s Birthday Surprise
  • Junior Field Trips: Let’s Explore the Airport
  • Junior Field Trips: Let’s Explore the Farm
  • Junior Field Trips: Let’s Explore the Jungle
  • Putt-Putt and Pep’s Balloon-o-Rama
  • Putt-Putt and Pep’s Dog on a Stick
  • Putt-Putt and Fatty Bear’s Activity Pack
  • Putt-Putt: Pep’s Birthday Surprise
  • Spy Fox In: Cheese Chase

Pay more than the average (currently $10.75):

  • Spy Fox 2 “Some Assembly Required”
  • Putt-Putt Travels Through Time
  • Freddi Fish 2: The Case of the Haunted Schoolhouse
  • Pajama Sam 4: Life Is Rough When You Lose Your Stuff
  • Pajama Sam’s Lost & Found
  • Pajama Sam’s Sock Works
  • Pajama Sam: Games to Play on Any Day
  • Spy Fox In: Hold the Mustard
  • Spy Fox in “Dry Cereal”

Pay $14 to also unlock:

  • Pajama Sam 3: You Are What You Eat From Your Head to Your Feet
  • Freddi Fish 5: The Case of the Creature of Coral Cove
  • Freddi Fish 4: The Case of the Hogfish Rustlers of Briny Gulch
  • Spy Fox 3 “Operation Ozone”
  • Putt-Putt Joins the Circus
  • Putt-Putt Enters the Race
  • Pajama Sam 2: Thunder and Lightning Aren’t so Frightening
  • Freddi Fish 3: The Case of the Stolen Conch Shell
  • Freddi Fish and Luther’s Maze Madness
  • Putt-Putt Goes to the Moon
  • Putt-Putt Joins the Parade
  • Freddi Fish and Luther’ Water Worries
  • Freddi Fish and The Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds
  • Putt-Putt Saves the Zoo
  • Pajama Sam: No Need to Hide When It’s Dark Outside

Purchasing through Humble offers the option to support certain charities. For the Humongous Entertainment bundle, you can choose to donate any or all of the purchase to St. Jude Children Research Hospital or the Boy Scouts of America.

Many of the Humongous games are also available on mobile devices, and are slated to arrive later this year on consoles.

The Humble Bundle ends March 22.

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A Hat in Time Review

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Available On: PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One

While I lack much of the fond nostalgia for the 3D platforming genre, I was completely enthralled by A Hat in Time. Its bright, cheery art and music, witty dialogue, and grandiose level designs instantly catapulted Hat Kid among the upper echelon of the late 90s Golden Age classics.

Simply put: A Hat in Time is the most fun I’ve had with a 3D platformer since Psychonauts.

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IGN Acquires Humble Bundle

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The biggest news over the weekend was media titan IGN acquiring Humble Bundle in an undisclosed deal. Humble Bundle will continue to operate independently as a subsidiary of IGN, with no major staffing or business changes.

Humble Bundle is the digital distributor known for raising millions of dollars for various charities through their well-received pay-what-you-want bundles of video games and comics. It began in 2010 with indie games, and has since expanded into its own digital store, subscription service, and publishing division.

“We chose IGN because they really understand our vision, share our passion for games, and believe in our mission to promote awesome digital content while helping charity,” wrote Jeffrey Rosen, Co-founder and CEO of Humble Bundle in a blog post. “I can’t think of a better partner than IGN to help Humble Bundle continue our quest.”

Rosen added: “We will keep our own office, culture, and amazing team with IGN helping us further our plans. We will raise even more money for charity.”

According to Rosen, Humble Bundle has served over 10 million customers and raised $106 million for charity.

Earlier this year Humble Bundle expanded into games publishing, called Presented by Humble Bundle. They revealed their first five games back in August: A Hat in Time, No Truce with the Furies, Staxel, Keyboard Sports, and Aegis Defenders. A Hat in Time recently launched on PC. The other titles are coming later this year or early 2018.

There has been concerns raised over how IGN will treat games published by Humble Bundle. In a statement to USGamer, IGN General Manager Mitch Galbraith said: “Editorial integrity is something we take very seriously at IGN, and I am confident that we will strike the right balance when it comes to our coverage of Humble Bundle and the games they sell. Our readers and customers have always come first – and that won’t change.”