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As 2011 Comes to a Close…

Though the initial momentum cooled off some time ago (and due to complications in Japan regarding distribution partners for the album), those of us who coordinated Play For Japan’s campaign would like to thank everyone who participated, purchased, bid, cheered-on, … Continue reading

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New Details on Play For Japan: The Album!

Just as game developers, publishers, and press worked together to hold auctions for the last couple months, a collection of the game industry’s finest music composers have joined together to create a relief benefit album featuring original compositions. (original album … Continue reading

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PR: Grasshopper Manufacture Helps Raise over $80,000 for Earthquake and Tsunami Relief

May 19, 2011 – Tokyo, Japan – Grasshopper Manufacture Inc. is pleased to announce it has raised over $80,000 dollars for Japanese earthquake and tsunami aid.  The earthquakes and subsequent tsunamis that struck Japan on March 11th, 2011 left behind a … Continue reading

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PR: Play for Japan Campaign Surpasses $100,000 for Japan Relief Efforts

Unprecedented response from gamers; global relief campaign continues. US, May 3, 2011 :: LOS ANGELES – Play For Japan (PFJ), a global campaign designed to raise funds for the victims of the recent tragedies in Japan, announced today that the … Continue reading

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Dead Space, Dragon Age, and Prince of Persia composers join Play for Japan: The Album!

We’re pleased to announce the latest artists to join Akira Yamaoka’s benefit album! Jason Graves is best known to gamers for his thrilling, BAFTA award-winning soundtrack for Dead Space, and has also composed for the City of Heroes, Command and Conquer, and Star Trek … Continue reading

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CAVE Announces Aid Project

Today, Japanese developer CAVE (Espgaluda, Ibara, Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine) announced they will donate proceeds from two of their titles to support Tohoku earthquake relief efforts. From April 9th – April 17th, for you hip iPhone/iPod Touch owners, the game Mushihimesama … Continue reading

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Have You Posted a Recent Auction?

I felt it was important to post an update. We’re still alive. We’re a little backlogged on auctions right now, but I’m working to unjam our list. If you’re an industry figure who has posted auctions in the past few … Continue reading

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