Games That Actually Helped Society - Faith In Humanity Restored
By Karen Wong | July 15, 2014 4:35 PM EST
Addictive video games, browser games and app games can cost you but there are actually some games that donate to charities, foundations and others in order to restore faith in humanity.
FarmVille 2: Country Escape was released for mobile devices.
Now you can extend your help without even realizing it.
Everyone has heard of Zynga games, Texas Hold 'em Poker, Farmville and Mafia Wars - some of the most popular games of Zynga has contributed more than $15 million dollars for charitable purposes. By partnering with different organizations, they have extended help to the ones in need.
There latest contribution was the Zynga Poker Cup where $50,000 will be donated to the Challenged Athletes Foundation helping people with disabilities to pursue an active lifestyle. The country awarded for this charitable act was chosen by Zynga poker players by contributing chips to their country of choice. The winning country is Germany with a chip contribution of $333 234 855 073.
For more information about Zynga, click here.
This free browser MMO game lets you save rhinos. Yes, real-living rhinos. Developers of this game together with United for Wildlife have teamed up to protect rhinos from illegal wildlife trade, specifically rhino horn trade.
The United for Rhino campaign raises awareness of the declining population of rhinos by letting RuneScape players answer questions regarding this endangered species. The game is targeting to inform young players and would like them informed and be aware of these illegal acts even at an early age, Wired reports.
For more info and to start playing RuneScape, click here.
This Facebook application game developed by Sojo Studios gives 50% of their profit to non-profit charities. By just leveling up, they can help give joy to the less fortunate children.
You can see proof of this act by clicking here.
These acts may sound simple but it will always be appreciated by the ones in need. What's the best thing about this? It's helping while having fun.
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