Humble Bundle and Amazon Smile

Over the last few years, there’s been an increasing sense of collaboration between technology and charity. Heck, that’s how we here at Gamer Giving got started! The ability to donate to a cause you care about with just a click of a mouse has opened up the online world for everyone to do some real[…]

Why I Love: Assassin’s Creed 2

After the recent release of a certain Fassbender-centric movie which I shall leave my opinions for another time, I got talking to a friend who’s making her first foray into video games. After a long discussion after seeing the above film, I’d basically told her the entire plot of the franchise over the course of[…]

Super Spooky Extravaganza 2k16 GotY Edition

A 24 hour charity stream is always a somewhat daunting task. From creeping dread of possible technical failures to running out of steam at 3am, getting everything together takes a fair amount of work. This year’s first day-long stream, however, came together like magic. From the initial suggestion 6 weeks ago to the event itself, everything[…]

PC Gamer Weekender – Limitless Potential

One of the biggest things I found from the PC Gamer Weekender was the amount of early-stage games designers there. People who’d just taken their first steps into the world of gaming, and were showing off their first creations to the world. One of the most fascinating experiences I had was at the National Film[…]

A new year, a new you

After the sheer carnage and hedonism that is the holiday season, the majority of people consider the new year to be a fresh start. That’s why many people make new year’s resolutions. “This year I’ll stop smoking. I’ll get a promotion at work. I’ll stop dying in Shovel Knight over and over and over again[…]