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Special Guest: ImCoty

During this year’s Gamers for Giving, we’ll be joined by a number of streamers (both online and on site) from the video game industry who have volunteered their time to make a difference for kids in hospitals! Throughout the weekend, each of these streamers will host broadcasts for their respective communities to help us conquer the…

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Special Guest: LadyDevann

During this year’s Gamers for Giving, we’ll be joined by a number of streamers (both online and on site) from the video game industry who have volunteered their time to make a difference for kids in hospitals! Throughout the weekend, each of these streamers will host broadcasts for their respective communities to help us conquer the $200K…

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Let’s Raise $200K

At this year’s Gamers for Giving, we’re raising $200,000 to help build GO Karts for kids in hospitals. Please consider supporting our efforts by making a donation here. Gamers Outreach is a charity that provides recreation to children in hospitals through the power of video games and the gaming community. As an organization, our intent is…

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Michigan CAT Powers Gamers for Giving

When it comes to running gaming tournaments, ensuring your event has sufficient power is kinda important. For a LAN party of our size, locking down the right equipment can also get kinda expensive! That’s why we’re excited to announce Michigan CAT has stepped forward with plans to BRING THE JUICE! Electricity, that is. The folks from Michigan CAT have…

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Welcome 5-hour ENERGY

One of the best parts about Gamers for Giving is the fact that, for nearly two days straight, our community is dedicated to doing what we love most – GAMING! Long hours of play have always defined the event experience, and we all know the importance of staying focused during heated competition. That’s why this year, we’re excited to…

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Tournament Settings

Quick update for those of you who plan to compete in tournaments at Gamers for Giving: all settings & respective prize pools have been posted! You can see the full details for each game listed on the Tournaments page. If you have feedback, comments, or suggestions on any of the formats, let us know! We…

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Gamers for Giving Tees

In partnership with Design By Humans, we’re excited to release our Gamers for Giving 2017 tee shirts! Available for a limited time, these shirts can be ordered directly through the Gamers Outreach merch store, just in time for this year’s big event! If you’d like to rep the cause, or just want a bit of memorabilia…

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Gamers for Giving 2017 – 4 Weeks Away!

That special time of year is quickly approaching – Gamers for Giving 2017 is just under 4 weeks away!! While LAN seats are entirely sold out, passes still remain for those who wish to compete in our console tournaments for Halo, Call of Duty, and Super Smash Bros Melee. All tickets are sold through our…

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Network Test Successful!

Last week, our IT crew stopped by the EMU Convocation Center to conduct a series of pre-event network tests, assessing the stability of our equipment and configurations. Given last year’s anomaly, our team spent a bit of extra time with Halo, playing through multiple custom games to ensure the title was/is fully compatible with Eastern’s ISP….

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A New Player Enters: NZXT

Exciting news for our PC gaming community! Today, we’re proud to announce NZXT will be joining us at Gamers for Giving 2017! NZXT is a computer hardware manufacturer which specializes in mid tower and full tower cases, as well as computer cooling and power systems. Based in Los Angeles, California, NZXT has become one of…

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