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Shackcast Episode 011: Charity Shaming Millionaires & Xbox One X Hot Takes

By Asif Khan, Nov 11, 2017 10:30am PST

The Shackcast is back with a look back at the greatest Extra Life performance in Shacknews history and some hot takes on Xbox One X.

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"Another game with bots on consoles that I enjoyed? Red Faction 2. Me and a friend created bots, ..."

- The_CSJR see all 4 comments

How Stack-Up.org Brings Gaming to Veterans at Home and Soldiers Abroad

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 11, 2017 9:00am PST

Gaming is more than just a hobby. To veterans that have fought overseas, they can often provide valuable peace of mind. Shacknews spoke to Stack-Up.org founder and CEO Stephen 'Shanghai Six' Machuga to learn about how this charity helps bring video games to veterans that nee...

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"Thats really awesome. I was in Afghanistan in 2013 and we got a huge donation of a 50 inch TV, ..."

- mrazzino see all 5 comments

Watch Shacknews Extra Life Stream Marathon Here!

By Asif Khan, Nov 04, 2017 6:00am PDT

For the kids!

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"Well... guess that was kind of a dick move by me. I donated. I really didn’t stop to think ..."

- S1ing B1ade see all 24 comments

The Rock Surprises Make-A-Wish Kids with Custom Brahma Bull Xbox One X Consoles

By Asif Khan, Nov 01, 2017 7:00pm PDT

We love the smell of what The Rock is cooking.

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"Dropping The People's Elbow on rare console collectors LOL. Well played, Asif."

- node see all 7 comments

Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 Schedule Released

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 01, 2017 10:25am PDT

There's no Super Metroid this time, but it looks like Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 will be stacked with speedrunning goodness, regardless.

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"Odyssey is going to be lit. Game has been out only a few days and the combos people are ..."

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Harvey Relief Done Quick Marathon Set for This Weekend

By David Craddock, Aug 30, 2017 12:00pm PDT

The charitable run will open to game submissions later today, and is expected to fill up fast.

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QuakeCon to Partner With Six Charities For Events at Show

By John Keefer, Aug 10, 2017 9:30am PDT

Doing charity work is always a good thing, especially when you can mix it with fun.

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Twitch Unveils First Wave of Events for TwitchCon 2017

By Charles Singletary, Aug 09, 2017 10:40am PDT

Twitch is empowering their community and furthering their relationships with charities, software developers, tool creators, and more at their annual TwitchCon.

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Q4TC Twitch Live Stream Marathon to Benefit 10 Charities in 10 Days

By John Keefer, Aug 04, 2017 10:15am PDT

Quest for the Cause will have broadcasters, musicians and streamers trying to raise $100,000 starting today.

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Twitch Streamers Have Raised More Than $75 Million for Charity

By John Keefer, Jul 21, 2017 9:10am PDT

Various drives have benefited more than 100 charities since Twitch launched in 2011.

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"As useless as gaming generally seems, it's nice to think that it's able to give something back. "

- jayacheess see all 2 comments

Snoopy Pop Mobile App Pledges $100K to a Doggone Good Cause

By John Keefer, Jul 11, 2017 5:30pm PDT

The charity gift would provide canine companions for disabled veterans, as well as adults and children.

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Summer Games Done Quick 2017: Day 7 Schedule and Games to Watch

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 07, 2017 12:01am PDT

Summer Games Done Quick 2017 wraps up today. Here's a look at the final day's schedule and which games to carve out some time to watch.

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Summer Games Done Quick 2017: Day 6 Schedule and Games to Watch

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 07, 2017 12:01am PDT

Summer Games Done Quick 2017 continues today. Here's a look at today's schedule and which games to carve out some time to watch. (Save or kill the animals? We find out today!)

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Summer Games Done Quick 2017: Day 5 Schedule and Games to Watch

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 06, 2017 12:01am PDT

Summer Games Done Quick 2017 continues today. Here's a look at today's schedule and which games to carve out some time to watch. (And guess what? It's time for Tetris!)

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"Tonight's Tetris: The Grand Master block is not to be missed! AFAIK, this will be the largest ..."

- TroZ see all 2 comments

Summer Games Done Quick 2017: Day 4 Schedule and Games to Watch

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 05, 2017 12:01am PDT

Summer Games Done Quick 2017 continues today. Here's a look at today's schedule and which games to carve out some time to watch.

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