More than 60 streamers are taking to Twitch today to try to raise $100k for type 1 diabetes research. The weeklong marathon is organized by JDRF, a global nonprofit whose mission is to improve lives today and tomorrow by accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent, and treat T1D and its complications.… Read the rest
Join in 2 minutes of silence to commemorate the end of WW1 and read below about shell shock.
One hundred and one years ago today, the Armistice was signed between the allied powers and Germany. Earlier armistices had already been signed with German allies, and the Armistice of November 11th, 1918 finally ended fighting for good.… Read the rest
SQUARE ENIX® released the latest expansion pack for the wildly popular FINAL FANTASY® TRADING CARD GAME (“FFTCG”) titled “Opus X: Ancient Champions.” With the release of Opus X, FFTCG has now shipped over 200 million cards worldwide. The set introduces the new keyword “Damage,” allowing for deeper tactical strategies by initiating unique effects once a player has taken a specified amount of damage.… Read the rest
Mario, Space Invaders and several other classic video game characters, alongside new characters from indie games, will soon find a one-day home in the lobby of the Akron Art Museum. Open World Arcade, a family-friendly arcade event, will showcase some of the classic video games that inspired the artists whose work is featured in the museum’s current exhibition, Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art.… Read the rest
PAX Unplugged 2019, the tabletop-only show in the international series of PAX events, rolls into the Pennsylvania Convention Center Dec. 6-8 with a jam-packed schedule featuring titans from the world of tabletop gaming, including keynote speaker Eric Lang, Director of Game Design at CMON.
War Child UK and Children in Conflict return with their annual charity gaming fundraiser, Armistice 2019, which encourages peaceful gameplay during the month of November to coincide with Armistice Day.
This year the charity has partnered with its friends at Failbetter Games, I Got Games, Digital Legends and Game Insight to create exclusive in-game content that will raise funds to support children affected by conflict.… Read the rest
The IND13 Awards are back and the indie games specialists have chosen to recognize some of the most exciting and interesting names in indie games through a number of indie gaming categories.
This year’s winners include Sunless Skies winning best game, Sean Han Tani winning the IND13 Award, Remedy Entertainment winning best studio and Baba Is You winning best original concept.… Read the rest
JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research, is kicking off National Diabetes Awareness Month with three video game fundraisers in partnership with Humble Bundle, Twitch, and X Rocker. Rockstar Games and Jackbox Games are among the companies contributing prizes. See below for details!
These fundraisers are the first of JDRF’s new Game2Give initiative spearheaded by Telltale Games co-founder Dan Connors, former PlayStation and EA exec Hans ten Cate, and JDRF’s Greater Bay Area chapter.… Read the rest
Grinding Gear Games provided additional details about ExileCon, the first convention dedicated to their award-winning RPG, Path of Exile. ExileCon is taking place in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday, November 16 and Sunday, November 17, 2019 at the beautiful Aotea Centre and will feature huge announcements and hands-on previews for large expansions to Path of Exile including the 3.9.0 expansion (December 2019) and the highly-anticipated 4.0.0 mega-expansion (late 2020 launch estimate). … Read the rest
From Thursday, Feb. 27 – Sunday, Mar. 1, PAX East will welcome attendees to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center for a four-day celebration of all things gaming.… Read the rest
The annual show, taking place each November and featuring activities for both gamers and game makers, is a fixture in the international calendar now. You can now check out the full schedule for the event. It includes the 2019 Korea Game Grand Prix, G-STAR Welcome Reception, Opening Ceremony, B2b Networking Party, G-CON Global Game Conference 2019, G-STAR Indie Showcase and Game Investment Market.… Read the rest
Get ready for Game2Give, our inaugural charity event to support the Bungie Foundation’s iPads for Kids Program and Children’s Miracle Network benefitting sick kids across America. Between October 24 and November 10, we invite the Destiny Community to join us in celebration of what we can accomplish together through games and giving.… Read the rest
Sir Patrick Stewart and additional cast members from the upcoming Amazon Original Star Trek: Picard series will be among the main guests at the 53rd Edition of Lucca Comics & Games. On Friday November 1st, the popular British actor and his fellow castmates, including Isa Briones, Santiago Cabrera, Michelle Hurd and Evan Evagora, will take the stage and let Star Trek fans from around the world know that Picard is back, as well as share what to expect from these new and returning characters in the beloved Star Trek franchise. … Read the rest
The National Videogame Museum (NVM) in Sheffield is proud to launch a new series of activities and events that will be exploring how the people of Sheffield relate to videogames. In Play: Finding Ourselves in Videogames will open on 25th October, in time for Sheffield Half Term holidays, and will run until 3rd November.… Read the rest