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Launching an online multiplayer game is challenging in the best of conditions. Try launching one in the midst of a natural disaster, though. That's what Guns of Icarus developer Muse faced in October of 2012 as Hurricane Sandy battered the northeastern United States and left New Yorkers -- includin...

June 4th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Warcraft players around the world showed their generosity by purchasing the Cinder Kitten pet from the Blizzard store. Blizzard announced in November that every Cinder Kitten purchased by the end of December 21, 2012, would have the profits from the sale go straight to the victims of Superstorm S...

January 11th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've been eagerly awaiting Blizzard's release of the fiery little furball pictured above, your wait is over. The Cinder Kitten is now available for purchase on the Blizzard Pet Store for $10. As mentioned last month, 100% of the proceeds from any Cinder Kitten purchased between now and Dec...

December 4th 2012 at 12:18pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard is making a habit out of using its cash shop to benefit the victims of various natural disasters. On the heels of the Cenarion Hatchling pet that raised $1.9 million for Japanese earthquake relief efforts in 2011 comes a new Cinder Kitten critter, the proceeds from which will assist thos...

November 8th 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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As with the Cenarion Hatchling of years past and the tsunami that devastated coastal Japan, 100% of proceeds from the sales of the oddly late Cinder Kitten will be given to the Red Cross' Superstorm Sandy relief efforts. Blizzard will be updating us with info on when the $10 gato en fuego will be...

November 7th 2012 at 7:20pm 0 Comments
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Apple and the American Red Cross are making it easy for you to donate towards relief efforts in the wake of the this week's devastating Hurricane Sandy. Simply by clicking on the American Red Cross tile that now appears on the main iTunes Store screen in iTunes, you can pledge from US$5 to $200...

October 31st 2012 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Listen, we get it, we'd go out in a hurricane too for Assassin's Creed 3, but the simple fact of the matter is GameStop stores in the path of today's storm in the northeast United States won't be open at midnight."Our top priority is the safety of our employees and customers. In compliance with dir...

October 29th 2012 at 6:30pm 0 Comments