War Child's Armistice raised $260,000

Developers supporting the charity event more than doubled last year's total

By Matthew Handrahan

Jagex GameBlast18 raised 100,000 for SpecialEffect

24-hour charity event was watched by 340,000 unique viewers

Milton Jones leads all-star line-up for 2018 StandUp For GamesAid

Abandoman, Geoff Norcott, Scummy Mummies and more join Imran Yusuf at The Comedy Store

By Christopher Dring

Call of Duty Endowment awards $30,000 each to two UK charities

RFEA - The Forces Employment Charity and Walking With The Wounded are awarded the 'Seal of Distinction'

By Christopher Dring

ESL Battle of the Brands raises 16,000 for SpecialEffect

FIFA, Rocket League, and CS:GO competition smashed 10k funding target

PUBG Corp donating $2m to charity

$1m charity campaign planned for later in the year following various donations in 2017

By James Batchelor

SpecialEffect raises 446,000 during One Special Day 2017

Supercell, SEGA, and Rovio among games companies contributing to fundraising effort

By Haydn Taylor

NSPCC and Aardman partner for mobile game to protect kids from sexual abuse

Playtime with Pantosaurus teaches children how to keep themselves safe as part of wider PANTS campaign

How Playmob is gaming for a better world

CEO and co-founder Jude Ower on the power of playable ads to affect real social change

By Haydn Taylor

$5.2m raised in Yogscast's Jingle Jam

2.5m people watched 700 hours of charity livestreams in December

By James Batchelor

Zeldathon charity event to raise money for Direct Relief

Zelda playthrough events have raised $1.7m since 2009, next is scheduled for December 27

People of the Year 2017: SpecialEffect

This year has been the video game charity's biggest and most important on record

By Christopher Dring

Jingle Jam 2017 raises record-breaking $3m for charity

Funds raised will be divided between eight charities

By Haydn Taylor

Desert Bus for Hope raised another $650k for Child's Play

Lifetime fundraising total sails past $4.4 million in 11th year

Publisher to donate 75% of Axiom Verge sales to support developer's son

BadLands forgoes profits as Axiom Verge prepares for retail launch on Nintendo Switch

Industry rallies behind charity for children affected by war, 11 Bit Studios, and Positech among sponsors for War Child's latest Armistice fundraiser

By Haydn Taylor

Wired Productions donates $10,000 to mental health charity Take This

The money was raised from sales of Town of Light, working with Italian dev LKA and several retailers

Mobile devs donating Google Play revenue to fight hunger

Apps including Marvel: Contest of Champions and Animation Throwdown will donate revenue for World Food Day until October 21

Supercell CEO hands over control to 15-year-old girl for the day

Clash of Clans developer takes part in International Day of the Girl campaign

By Haydn Taylor

Ninja Theory will donate all of today's Hellblade sales to charity

For World Mental Health Day, all proceeds from the game will go to Rethink Mental Illness

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

The money will go towards SpecialEffect's work in creating ways for people with disabilities to experience video games

By James Brightman

SpecialEffect celebrates ten years of life changing work

CEO Dr Mick Donegan reflects on a decade of charity work, the benefits of video games, and how to make them more accessible

By Haydn Taylor

Microsoft selling one-off Fast & Furious console for charity

October 1st raffle will raise money for Reach Out WorldWide, the disaster relief charity founded by Paul Walker

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