Last year, digital retailer GOG.com ran a one-week promotion for charity, offering up a large bundle of games at a discount. As it turns out, a lot of people were interested.
It was basically a pay-what-you-want deal where, out of a large pack of 13 indie and retro PC games, you could pick three or more and choose to have GOG send your money (a minimum of $5 at three games) to either one of three charities: the World Wide Fund for Nature, Worldbuilders, or Gaming for Good. According to a recent press release, the promo was quite popular, managing to raise $1.9 million in total. That's right, almost $2 million, in just one week. Damn. Here's what they said: