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Nvidia Project Inspire 2016 draws hundreds, $500,000 investment

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Nvidia’s annual day of giving back to the community, known as Project Inspire, has once again drawn hundreds of contributors from Nvidia staff, friends and family, as they invest time and more than half a million dollars in a local school. Project Inspire is Nvidia’s version of a Christmas/Holiday party …

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Tencent founder makes $2 billion charity stock pledge

The CEO and co-founder of Tencent, parent company of game developers like Riot, has announced that he will donate 100 million of the company’s shares to charity. The move is being hailed as one of the biggest philanthropic gestures in China’s history and is estimated to be worth around $2 billion (£1.39 billion). …

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Gigabyte generates vital cash for baby hospice at i54

One thing that everyone notices at major gaming LAN events like the Multiplay Insomnia series, is the overwhelming spirit of ‘goodwill to all’. Breaking with booth babe and blast em up action tradition, Gigabyte decided to do something different at i54 this Easter weekend. KitGuru was on hand to see the …

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The very first 20th Anniversary PS4 has sold for $129,000

The original 20th Anniversary Edition PlayStation 4 console has been auctioned off for just under $130,000 in Japan. The first of the 12,300 units was saved by Sony for a charity auction, which raised $129,000, Sony then matched this making for a total donation of $258,000 for a Japanese charity. …

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Evolve has gone gold- ready to release next month

Evolve, the upcoming 4V1 monster hunting title from Left 4 Dead developer, Turtle Rock studios, has gone gold and is officially ready for release next month on the 10th of February. To celebrate the occasion, the developer released a new cinematic trailer for the game. The game will be launching …

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A new Humble Indie Bundle has launched

It has been a while since we’ve reported on a Humble Bundle but this month’s indie bundle includes some pretty good games, such as Shadowrun Returns, Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, four copies of Risk of Rain and OlliOlli. As always, more games will be announced for those that beat …

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Help charity, play games with Will Ferrell

Despite all the hate that most of the gaming press has been heaping on its readers as of late, in some sort of strange instance of chastising the hand that feeds it, gamers aren’t actually a bunch of misogynistic, hateful, basement dwellers. In-fact, a vast majority are well adjusted adults …

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The 2K Humble Bundle is live

It has been a while since we’ve had a big publisher launch a Humble Bundle but they usually go down pretty well with gamers. This time 2K is in the spotlight, offering up games like Bioshock, The Bureau: XCOM Declassified and Darkness II for as little as you wish to …

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Help charity with your gaming this weekend coming

If you’re not trying to rack up a new Donkey Kong world record, or even if you are, this weekend coming is the one where you should really let your gamer flag fly. You should stream it too as part of the Special Effect charity’s Game Blast event and help …

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UK government admits it blocked the wrong sites

David Cameron spent a lot of time last year talking up the porn filters he wants UK ISPs to ‘voluntarily’ implement and praising Chinese censorship firms like Huawei who he’s been welcoming with open arms, but when they began being implemented, as detractors pointed out before hand, they ended up …

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Bill Gates praises overseas vaccine production

Bill Gates has been one of the world’s biggest game changers in the past thirty years: from helping to revolutionise PC computing, right through to his philanthropy and helping to eliminate polio around the world. In a recent address in his annual letter from his Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, …

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Child’s Play charity raised over $7 million in 2013

Think what you will of the guys behind Penny Arcade with all their dickwolf antics, the Child’s Play charity they set up back in 2003 has been a resounding success. Not only has it become a household name in the gaming scene, especially thanks to its cooperation with sites like …

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