Jagex To Host SpecialEffect GameBlast15 Charity Gaming Marathon in Late February
RuneScape and Block N Load maker Jagex Games Studio announced that it'll host UK based games charity SpecialEffect GameBlast15 games marathon weekend on February 20th - 22nd. The event is a 24-hour gamer challenge to raise money and help enable those that have physical disabilities play games (the charitys absolute goal).
At the initial GameBlast in 2014, RuneScape and RuneScape Gold Ace of Spades: Battle Builder communities raised over ￡48,000 for SpecialEffect, and greater than 90,000 viewers watched Jagex live stream of gameplay, interviews, and down to earth challenges. Jagex will host this year's event at its Cambridge, England headquarters again, as well as provide RuneScape players benefits as part of a special double XP weekend.
Jagex says that hosting SpecialEffect and involved in GameBlast15 may be the first inside a series of fundraising drives planned with Buy RuneScape Gold the company throughout 2015. During 2014, the studio and also the RuneScape community raised over $300,000 permanently causes, including Oxfam and SpecialEffect. RuneScape was also the very first games partner of United for Wildlife, and helped to increase awareness from the plight facing the globe rhinos having a series of in-game quizzes and limited edition virtual pets.