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  • Sep05

    Leo Talks

    Three years ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Luca Dalcò, the founder of LKA, a small indie developer from Italy. He presented a demo of The Town of Light. It blew me away and ticked so many personal and professional boxes: an Italian developer with a great game – a huge Italian heritage tick – based on a real asylum whose building still exists in Volterra, Tuscany – a huge PR tick – and a game that brings attention to mental health (something I am personally interested in) and highlights the atrocities of past treatments – tick, tick, tick.

    Thankfully, Wired had the privilege of publishing it on console recently, and it became the catalyst for starting a year-long campaign to raise awareness of mental health. We decided to give away proceeds from our sales of The Town of Light, and...

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  • Aug16

    Support Mental Health With The Town of Light

    We are pleased to announce the first piece of activity in our year-long campaign to raise money for Mental Health charities.

    Kicking off today and running to September 6th, 25% of profits from all digital sales of The Town of Light will be placed into a new fund to support mental health charities, including Take This, Inc!

    This promotion marks the beginning of a year-long campaign to help raise awareness and bring ongoing attention to the importance of mental health. The proceeds from the campaign will help fund vital services offered by Take This, Inc, which include providing mental health education and referral resources, as well as the popular ‘AFK Rooms’ - staffed mental wellness spaces at some of the world’s most prominent video games events.

    The Town of Light, because of the...

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  • Feb25

    SUPER DUNGEON BROS @ GAMEBLAST 16

    We’re delighted to announce that we’ll be participating in GameBlast 16 in association with GAME Digital and SpecialEffect, the charity organization set up to enable anyone, whatever their physical disability, to enjoy video games, leisure technology and communication.

    In 2015, GameBlast 15 raised over £7,000 for SpecialEffect and this year we’re all hoping to raise more than twice that amount!

    On Saturday 26th February from 2pm – 3pm GMT we’ll be streaming the rock themed co-op dungeon brawler Super Dungeon Bros from GAME’s HQ via twitch.tv/GAMEdigital.

    GameBlast 2016 in association with GAME Digital & SpecialEffect

    What is GameBlast16?

    GameBlast16 is a 24 hour LIVE stream from GAME HQ and multiple GAME Stores throughout the UK, including over 1,000 in store events throughout the UK in the build up to the live stream.

    Taking over the Chill...

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