Charity - News

May2018

  • News Sony Insists It's Not Profiting from Overwatch Charity Skin

    You got me begging you for Mercy

    Sony’s said that it’s not profiting from sales of an Overwatch charity skin. Earlier this week, the web managed to infuriate itself when a product description for a new Mercy skin designed to raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation noted that £10.12 of the £12.99 sale price would be donated to the...

  • News Sony Accused of Taking Cut from Charity Overwatch Skin

    VAT's not going to go down well

    Sony is underfire for purportedly taking a cut from an Overwatch skin being sold on the PlayStation Store to raise money for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The Mercy outfit is available for £12.99 in the UK, but the product description states that only £10.12 will go to the charity, as that’s what Blizzard...

June2016

  • E3 2016 EA Play Hosting Charity Initiative, Play to Give

    Five charities to benefit from

    Hidden away among the game announcements and gameplay –or, er, behind the scenes footage – EA unveiled a new scheme entitled Play to Give. During the publisher's pre-E3 2016 event, EA Play, gamers will be able to try and complete various challenges across a handful of games, earning in-game rewards in the...

March2016

January2016

June2015

  • News Ratchet & Clank Stream Chucks a Spanner at Cancer

    Charity starts on Metropolis

    While we can't help but get "agitated" over video games sometimes, it's important to remember that there are real people out there with very real problems. It's nice, then, when our favourite hobby is used to do good – and MrSeanieBop, a Twitch streamer with a big heart, intends to play through the first three Ratchet...

May2015

  • News Sony's Raising Money for the People of Nepal

    Donate for an exclusive theme

    Sony may be out to make a buck, but it's also engaging in a fair amount of charity work these days. The organisation's PlayStation Heroes initiative is all about raising money for important causes, and it's now launched a fresh funding drive designed to help the people of Nepal following the series of devastating...

April2015

  • News Ubisoft's Donating $100,000 to Nepal After Quake

    "Far Cry 4 was heavily inspired by Nepal and its people"

    So often we report on shady business practices here on Push Square, but it's nice to know that companies like Ubisoft still have a heart. Following the devastating earthquake in Nepal at the weekend, Far Cry 4 developer Ubisoft Montreal has pledged a whopping $100,000 to aid with support in...

January2015

April2012

  • News 24-Hour SingStar Marathon Kicks Off Today

    Wish him well

    Julian Hill's SingStar endurance challenge starts today in London, with the dedicated dad raising money for Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital by playing the karaoke game for 24 hours straight. At the Ambassador's Bloomsbury Hotel in London, Hill will make his way through every song in the SingStar series over the next 24 hours...

November2011

March2011