RE-PLAY retro-inspired gaming campaign

RE-PLAY retro-inspired gaming campaign

Apr 13, 2018

On the 12th April War Child UK, the charity for vulnerable children affected by conflict, are launching RE-PLAY, a fundraising campaign which is all about encouraging gamers to reconnect with the nostalgia of playing as a child with some of their favourite retro games, helping raise money and awareness for children affected by conflict, and protecting their...

You shine a little love on my life

You shine a little love on my life

Aug 17, 2017

We really liked The Town of Light, and now we have reason to like it and the developers, LKA, even more; they’re supporting Mental Health! As a subject that’s near and dear to our hearts (and our heads) here at Critical Gamer, it’s always good to see games tackling issues like these in both the physical and digital realms. This was announced...

Street Fighter Charity Album

Street Fighter Charity Album

Jun 22, 2017

Street Fighter is practically a religion for some people, and the series itself sits amongst the most highly-respected and well received games of all time. The fighting game scene has had its share of well publicised downsides, so it’s a breath of fresh air to be able to talk about something that’s not just good but genuinely great coming from the...

Macmillan Game Heroes 24 hour marathon

Macmillan Game Heroes 24 hour marathon

Apr 11, 2017

We’re not sure about you but we love games (yay!), and we hate cancer (boo!). So whenever something comes along that combines the two, it gives us the warm-and-fuzzies. Macmillan Cancer Support are running a year long event called Macmillan Game Heroes, to raise money for charity with the help of streamers. The big news is that Twitch are also helping out...

Support Alzheimer’s research; buy this hilarious book

Support Alzheimer’s research; buy this hilarious book

Oct 4, 2015

Do you like laughing? Do you like that warm, fuzzy feeling you get inside when you do A Good Thing? In that case, you’re going to want to buy In Memory: A Tribute to Sir Terry Pratchett, which combines the two rather nicely. It’s an anthology of short stories, not a game, but you know what? 100% of profits will be going to Alzheimer’s Research...