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April 16th, 2017 by Cherry

IndieCade Festival 2017 is accepting submissions for festival and showcases for East and Europe


IndieCade is a great platform for independent game makers from across the world that has a competition to showcase indie games and interactive media with innovative games unlike anything you might see anywhere else.

Who:               Independent Game Developers, Designers, and Artists


What:                         Games and Interactive creative. Finished games as well as work-                            in-progress projects can be entered.


When:             Regular Submissions are due by April 30, 2017

Late Submissions are due by June 15, 2017




Details:           For complete details, submission criteria and how to submit your                              game, visit

IndieCade recommends these multiplayer games from past festivals! Our CM *still* plays Ultimate Chicken Horse & Who Lurks 


Applauded as the “Sundance of the videogame industry,” IndieCade supports independent game development globally through a series of international events highlighting the rich, diverse, artistic and culturally significant contributions of indie game developers. IndieCade’s programs are designed to bring visibility to and facilitate the production of new works within the emerging independent game community. Annual events include IndieCade East, IndieCade Europe, IndieCade’s Showcase @ E3, and IndieCade Festival, the largest gathering of independent game creators in the nation.

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March 22nd, 2016 by Cherry



Loot Crate is moving on up to offer fans the next level in the monthly subscription game.


It’s called Loot Crate DX and it’s putting luxury into geek hands for $49.99 (retail value $100.00). Loot Crate announced the new premium box at the Silicon Valley Comic-Con and hints of what to expect when the first box arrives on your doorstep. The first box will have items from Adventure Time, Legend of Zelda and World of

Loot Crate DX is priced at $49.99 (including S/H)

Warcraft and other geek culture franchises … oh my what a fun treat! The new DX crate will include
curated high-quality collectibles, apparel, home goods and surprises that will appeal to the geek lover who loves the lifestyle. The subscription boxes introduces subscribers to beloved and new characters that can be word or played to your hearts 194517-600x900_LootGaming_Legacy_Artwork_v2-f3c6ae-original-1454089062content. You can still subscribe to the original Loot Crate or the Loot Gaming Crate (April sold out already) or Loot Crate Anime in partnership with Crunchy Roll (has sold out every month). The fans speak every month with over half million Looters for the original Loot Crate subscription service. Loot Crate’s relationships with the hottest video game, entertainment and consumer product companies in the world, including Disney, Warner Bros., Nintendo, Activision, Minecraft, Bethesda and many more is what keeps fans looking forward to the box in the mail every month! I know I’m hoping to get my first box soon! Which one would you choose? Leave a comment below rather you will try out one of the specialty boxes or keep enjoying the original with lots of surprises!


“Loot Crate was created to help give a voice to fans of pop culture around the World,” said Matthew Arevalo, co-founder and Chief Experience Officer at Loot Crate. “Those fans have told us they would like to see bigger, bolder and higher end offerings. This is our response, and we know Looters and soon to be Looters will be incredibly pleased with the result.”


*Items shown are examples. Some but not all crates include wearables.









Loot Crate™ was founded in 2012 by an entrepreneurial team of geeks and gamers who thought that online retail was missing the sense of community, interactivity and mystery that we fell in love with at shows like Comic-Con and PAX. We emphasize phenomenal support and content, and include gear from some of the most respected entertainment and consumer product companies in the world.

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December 4th, 2012 by Cherry


You can play games and help out with disaster relief on Thursday, December 6th at Boulevard 3 in Los Angeles, CA!  Come celebrate the holiday spirit of giving, fun, friends and video games at the Charity Game Gala sponsored by CraveOnline.  STiKS Gaming is a new cause-related gaming platform that is having a Arcade event featuring Warner Brothers Interactive’s new release Midway Arcade Origins with two dozen classic games from Tetris to Ms. Pac-Man to Galaga (my ALL time favorite game!!! wahoo) to Gauntlet!!! All proceeds from the event will benefit charities providing Hurricane Sandy Relief to the East Coast.  DJ Nick Cannon, the celebrity host committee and, the official online media partner are wanting to help out our fellow Americans here on the west coast with this event after seeing the devastation from the storm that will take years to rebuild!  If your unable to attend the event in Los Angeles or just want to help out more you go to for additional donation with various perk levels.

WHERE:           Boulevard 3, 6523 West Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028

WHEN:             Thursday, December 6, 2012, 7:30PM-11:30PM

WHAT ELSE:     Complimentary Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres. Other surprise entertainment to be announced.

TICKETS:         Contribute/Pledge $100 (21+ to attend) for entry to the event

CHARITIES:      Kids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.), and Oceanside Community Service, Inc. (OCS)

STiKS Gaming co-founders Michael Wasserman and Brett Claywell; Janina Gavankar (True Blood); Cobi Jones (MLS soccer star); Michael B. Jordan (The Wire, Friday Night Lights); Mike “The Miz” Mizanin (WWE); LaMorne Morris (New Girl); Scott Porter (Friday Night Lights); Ethan Zohn (Survivor); rap duo and The Massey Boyz Kyle Massey; Chris Massey and more celebrities confirmed daily. Event features music by Skam Artist DJ Nick Cannon, as well as DJ Cobra and other surprise musical guests to be announced.

$$$$:  STiKS Gaming has made a limited number of tickets available to the public (21 and over) starting at $100 each.  These special VIP guests will be able to rub elbows — and match joysticks — with celebrities, professional gamers, and Hollywood industry. For donations and information on how to attend please visit the event indiegogo page: or email .

ABOUT STiKS: STiKS GAMING is an online platform that has created a movement and led gaming in a new mainstream and socially conscious direction. Through, fans and celebrities interact to raise money for their favorite charities while playing their favorite online video games. Fans can do this online or in person at numerous STiKS Gaming live charity events.

Michael Wasserman and Brett Claywell co-founded STiKS GAMING with the mission to encourage the burgeoning video game community to unite for a cause. In addition to major sponsored campaigns, supports registered 501(c)3 charities large and small, and to allow players the opportunity to join the STiKS GAMING network to help “Battle for a Better World.” After a successful beta launch in June 2012, the new STiKS Gaming platform has taken part in a number of high profile events and is set to formally launch in January 2013.  For more information, please visit  



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