QuakeCon 2017 Partner with Six Charities
QuakeCon 2017 Event Details
Event Date: August 24 -27
Location: Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center
State: Dallas, TX
Event Class: Convention
Platform: Video Games
QuakeCon 2017 unfolds next week at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas Texas. DecayMag will be in attendance on the inaugural launch date Thursday, August 24th, 2017. Our coverage will concentrate on Bethesda’s upcoming slate of video game titles. Part of our report will be initial-hand gameplay on a much-expected Survival Horror title. There’s also a Horror themed First Person Shooter (FPS) scheduled for late 2017 release. For the latter, we’re securing time to present updates and information. Exclusive interviews with developers are pending at this moment, stay tuned.
It is not all fun and games at QuakeCon 2017. Aside from the slate of interactive media attendees will be able to support non-for profit community organizations.
In recent news id Software and Bethesda Softworks announced several charitable organizations that will be on hand.
“We’re honored to host a variety of charities at QuakeCon this year, giving our attendees more opportunities to support a cause that they really connect with…”
“Seeing the community band together to support these organizations has become one of the highlights of our show.”
Pete Hines, VP of PR and Marketing, Bethesda Softworks
Below is a list of the six non-for profit community organizations that will be in attendance at QuakeCon 2017. Be sure to stop by and offer support to these vital services.
1. American Red Cross Blood Drive
American Red Cross blood drive will be held August 25-26 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., in Fort Worth rooms 5-7. Help provide blood during the critical summer months by making an appointment online or signing up at the drive. Those coming to donate will receive a QuakeCon exclusive The Evil Within 2 ice pack, while supplies last.
Donors must be at least 17 years old and meet American Red Cross requirements for donating blood.
1UpOnCancer is an organization dedicated to providing direct financial assistance for adults undergoing cancer treatment will be holding a silent auction at booth #105. Attendees can also stop by to contribute a charitable donation, play games at their booth and enter to win a custom The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Xbox One signed by the Bethesda Game Studios team.
For more information visit the 1UpOnCancer Official Website
3. Dallas Pets Alive!
Dallas Pets Alive!, a local non-profit dedicated to promoting and providing the resources, education, and programs needed to eliminate the killing of companion animals, will be onsite at booth #116 with adoptable dogs eager to find their forever homes.
For more information visit Dallas Pets Alive! Official Website
4. Extra Life
Extra Life a peer-to-peer fundraising group that raises money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through the power of play, will be at booth #106 where they’ll be encouraging attendees to sign up for Extra Life 2017, a 24-hour gaming marathon where all proceeds raised are given to support local children’s hospitals. Since 2008, Extra Life has raised more than $30 million for local CMN hospitals.
For more information visit Extra Life Official Website
5. nonPareil Institute
nonPareil Institute, a non-profit dedicated to building brighter futures for adults on the autism spectrum, enabling them to acquire skills, learn teamwork and find their community, will be located at booth #115 hosting lightning round tournaments of Lightwire, a game developed by individuals currently attending the Institute. They’ll also showcase a VR demo of an upcoming release called Light of Mine, and will be offering daily prizes for participants.
For more information visit nonPareil Institute official website
GameChanger, a nonprofit dedicated to leveraging technology to ease the pain and suffering of children facing life-threatening illnesses, to hold an online event for fans unable to make it to the show. Starting August 24, visit for a chance to win Quake 1, Quake 2 and Quake Live digital codes.
For more information visit GameChanger Official Website