Green Man Gaming have presented GamesAid, a UK based video games charity, with a cheque for £30,163.33 at a ceremony held in London.
At an event at the London Games Festival, staff representing Green Man Gaming officially handed over the funds raised. Totalling over £30,000, the donation was raised via a special charity bundle created in conjunction with GamesAid. GamesAid are a UK based charity, focusing in raising funds to support small charities helping disabled or disadvantaged children and young people.
100% of the proceeds of the GamesAid bundle were donated to the industry charity, with 18 games publishers taking part in the drive. The bundle itself consisted of 50 PC games from indie titles to massive hits. Games included titles such as Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Human Fall Flat, The Flame in the Flood, and Batman: Arkham Knight. In total the bundle saved purchasers over £500.
Publishers involved in the creation of the bundle include Konami, Fatshark, New World Interactive, Rebellion, Green Man Gaming Publishing, Headup Games, Tripwire, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TaleWorlds Entertainment, Team 17, 11 bit studios, Curve Digital, 505 Games, Bethesda Softworks, Codemasters, Paradox Interactive, Double Eleven and Aspyr.
Speaking of the bundle, Paul Sulyok, CEO and founder of Green Man Gaming said “We’re so delighted to have presented a cheque for such a large amount to GamesAid during the London Games Festival this week. We’d like to thank all of the publishers that partnered with us for this bundle, and to our customers who purchased the charity bundle that helped raised a fantastic amount for such a good cause. This charity bundle was our first collaboration with GamesAid with more to come in the near future so watch this space.”