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Guest Feature: Wintergaming

Joining us as a member of the Gamers Outreach stream team, local StarCraft hero Evan “Winter” Ballnik will be broadcasting live to help raise funds at Gamers for Giving! With thousands of games of StarCraft 2 logged, Winter is one of the few players in the world to reach Grandmaster Random (all 3 races) in…

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Thank You Twitch!

We have to give a HUGE shout out to Twitch for helping us work with so many incredible streamers this year. Without their platform or their support, a lot of our fundraising efforts simply wouldn’t be possible. Twitch has been fantastically generous in empowering our efforts, helping to coordinate travel for many of our special…

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Online Guest: summit1g

Joining us online during Gamers for Giving – renowned Twitch streamer Jaryd “summit1g” Lazar will be broadcasting this weekend in support of the cause! An ex-competitive Counter-Strike player turned full time streamer, summit1g is one of the most recognized broadcasters online – with over 20,000 Twitch Subscribers, and a viewership community of nearly 2 million strong!…

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Guest Feature: Goldenboy

Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez joined the gaming scene years ago as a competitor when he experienced the same competitive sensations behind the controller as he had as an athlete throughout high school. His love for esports led to pursuing tournament titles in Halo, Call of Duty, and even Asphalt 4 for the cell phone. His lovable…

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Welcome Lightstream

Over the years, we’ve been fortunate to have met a number of generous people in gaming. One such group at the top of our list is the crew from Lightstream (formerly Infiniscene). If you’re not already familiar, the people at Lightstream are a collection of industry veterans who’ve been making content creation easier and more…

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Guest Feature: Ms Vixen

GO Kart builder and champion of charity causes, Lanai “Ms Vixen” Gara will be joining us at Gamers for Giving 2017! Considered one of the most popular female streamers on Twitch, Lanai specializes in First Person Shooters and was formerly ranked #1 in the world for Call of Duty World at War in Free For…

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Zowie Supports Gamers for Giving

Today, we’re excited to welcome Zowie a brand by BENQ as a sponsor of Gamers for Giving 2017! A longtime supporter of our efforts, Zowie / BENQ will once again be providing us with equipment for use at our annual fundraising event. Zowie is the leading monitor brand for competitive gamers. The company delivers a broad range of projectors,…

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DXRacer Sponsors Gamers for Giving

As fellow racing fans, we’re always glad to work with the folks at DXRacer, and the company will once again be joining us as a sponsor of Gamers for Giving! DXRacer chairs are known for their race car aesthetic, but are also ergonomically designed to ensure comfort and proper posture during late night gaming sessions. As…

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Local 4 Detroit

Gamers Outreach founder Zach Wigal had the chance to stop by Local 4 Detroit this morning and discuss this weekend’s big fundraising event! Check out the segment below, brought to you by our Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers!

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DreamHack Supports Gamers for Giving

DreamHack. The mecca of LAN enthusiasts. For years we’ve admired their illustrious events from afar, hoping to one day make the journey to Sweden and participate in the world’s most epic gaming extravaganza. DreamHack started in November 1994 when Kenny “K2-ICE” Eklund and Martin “DH_admin” Öjes rented the local school cafeteria in the small city…

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