RuneScape begins mental health charity drive, plans Orthen digsite launch for October 19

October's destined to be a solid month for RuneScape fans, thanks to the release of a new archaeology digsite rolling out on October 19th....

Cryptic partners with Gameheads charity, Star Trek Online buffs up the Year of the Klingon

MMO developer Cryptic Studios announced this week that it's partnering with Gameheads, an NPO that's dedicated to helping disadvantaged youth in California's Bay Area...

Fall Guys sparks a $325,000 charity bidding war between brands

This may just be the most adorable and wholesome thing you'll read all week. The insanely popular (and insanely bonkers) battle royale Fall Guys...

MMO Business Roundup: Richard Garriott, Square-Enix’s charity, Stadia, and Team Fortress’ racist bots

Welcome back to another quick roundup of video games business and industry news relevant for the MMO genre. Richard Garriott: Apparently, the former icon of...
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Blizzard and Bethsoft donate for racial justice, Riot parts ways with troubling exec, and Raph Koster writes a song

We've got a few more gaming-related Black Lives Matter stories to share this morning. Riot Games: First up, yesterday we reported that Riot Games was...

Neverwinter and Star Trek Online sell special packs to benefit charity

Perfect World Entertainment has joined in on the philanthropic efforts to help those get the mental and physical health services they need with the...
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Albion Online adds mobile improvements like a virtual joystick and Outland banks, raises €42K for COVID-19 relief

If you've been exploring Albion Online on mobile or if you just like the option when you're not at home (there was a time...

Gamigo’s tree planting initiative sees over 80K trees planted, extends another week

The last time we peeked in on Gamigo's Eden Reforestation Projects charity drive, there were over 40K trees planted thanks to players buying up...

COVID-19 roundup: Rockstar and Jagex help save the UK’s National Videogame Museum and more

COVID-19 is still very much a thing in most of our staff's and readers' lives, and it's still very much impacting the games industry. A...

Massively Uplifting: Cake, coloring, and EVE Online’s PLEX4Good COVID-19 relief

The news this past month has been infected with the novel coronavirus. It's everywhere we turn, and we can't escape it even if we...

A fan-made Guild Wars 2 dating sim is arriving on Friday to support charity

How would you like to enjoy some amusing Guild Wars 2 dating options without having to actually log in to Guild Wars 2 and...

Twitch Aid 2020 brings together gamers, musicians, and celebs for COVID-19 charity

The lineup isn't quite as wild as the bands that raised $127M to fight African famines at Live Aid in the '80s, but the...

Razer to manufacture and donate up to a million surgical masks to battle coronavirus

While the idea of gaming peripheral manufacturer Razer creating medical equipment might first bring to mind the Razer Toaster, this change of manufacturing focus...

Black Desert: The Guardian awakens, Valentine’s Day begins, and players raise money for charity

If you happened to miss our Desert Oasis piece on Black Desert's Guardian awakening last week, today is the day to get caught up,...

EVE Online: DDOS, sale, and the player auction that brought in $33,000 for charity

Never let it be said that games can't make a difference. One EVE Online player, struck by the tragedy of the Australian bushfires, put an...
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EVE Online player makes a 1 million PLEX bid for charity

Last week, we reported on a PLEX for GOOD charity event being run by EVE Online to benefit the Australian brush fires victims. That...

EVE Online’s charity campaign to support victims of Australian bushfires is now live

Last week, CCP Games announced that it was reviving its PLEX for GOOD campaign specifically to raise funds for victims of the Australian bushfires...

Destiny 2’s launching a charity campaign to help victims of the Australian brushfires

Bungie is joining CCP Games on the short list (so far) of games studios using their titles to help with the Australian brushfire crisis....

EVE Online will run a PLEX for GOOD charity campaign to support victims of Australian bushfires

On this week's Massively OP Podcast, Justin and I answered an email from an Australian reader (hi Jack!) and mused on how odd it...

Elder Scrolls Online players raise over $200k during the Slay Dragons Save Cats charity campaign

Well done, playerbase of The Elder Scrolls Online. You slew dragons, you saved cats, and you had a hand, however small, in raising over...