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Twitch.TV Partnership

Gamers Outreach Foundation is proud to announce our official broadcast partner for Gamers for Giving 2014, Twitch.tv! In addition to being the Gamers for Giving livestreaming platform, Twitch is one of our event’s headline sponsors. As such, the company is providing an array of promotional support and is making a donation to the cause. “This…

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More LAN Seats

Many of you may have noticed that yesterday, the Gamers for Giving 2014 BYOC LAN party sold out (hooray!). Due to the high amount of demand for spots in the LAN, we have decided to increase capacity and make room for additional seating. If you are someone who was not able to grab a ticket…

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Servers are Live

The Gamers for Giving 2014 DayZ and Battlefield 4 servers are now live! If you’d like to get a head start on slaying zombies or driving tanks before the LAN, check out the information for our event’s servers below! Happy gaming!    

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Special Guest: Bravo

From competitor to coach, from coach to commentator, and from commentator to producer, Andy “Bravo” Dudynsky is a man who has held many titles within the professional Halo community. Fast forward to present day, Andy spends his time working on Halo’s matchmaking system, and helps lead community outreach efforts as part of the team at…

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Raffle

Raffles have become a staple activity at Gamers for Giving, and we plan to continue the tradition at our upcoming February event! Gamers for Giving 2014 will feature a raffle with incredible prizes for our attendees! The full list of prizes will be on display at the event, and will include a wide variety of…

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Special Guest: FourCourtJester

League of Legends caster and MOBA connoisseur Shaun “FourCourtJester” Delaney will be joining us at Gamers for Giving 2014! Shaun makes his voice heard throughout multiple MOBA communities, providing professional tournament insight and commentary to a variety of events across the gaming industry. Shaun joined the caster ranks during the Heroes of Newerth beta, where…

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Halo 4 Prizes

Thanks to our friends over at 343 Industries, the winners of the Gamers for Giving 2014 Halo 4 tournament will be taking home a little more than a cash prize. In addition to $1,000, the team that finishes in 1st place will receive Halo 4 FOTUS armor as well as the Deadeye helmet. These rare…

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Hearthstone Enters Open Beta

As many of you are probably aware, Blizzard recently announced that their digital card game “Hearthstone” has left closed beta and is now available to the general public. While we don’t have plans to moderate Hearthstone activities in any official capacity, that doesn’t mean your fellow LAN neighbors won’t be interested in playing! If you’re…

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Special Guest: “Axeltoss”

Professional StarCraft 2 commentator Alex “Axeltoss” Rodriguez will be joining us for his second year as an on-air personality at Gamers for Giving 2014! During Major League Gaming’s tenure with StarCraft 2 and the WCS in 2013, Axeltoss served as the on-air host for multiple tournaments and on-air broadcasts within the organization. His resume as…

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Halo & KI Settings Posted

Settings and tournament regulations for both Halo 4 and Killer Instinct have been posted! Both tournaments will be taking place on Sunday, February 9th. Team passes for Halo and individual passes for Killer Instinct can be purchased here. The Halo 4 tournament will have a $1,500 prize pot. $1,000 will be awarded to the team…

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