Help: The Game out now, a twelve game bundle of small titles from major studios to benefit charity

Help The Game

The well-titled Help: The Game bundle is out now. It includes twelve games for £9.99 / $14.99 / €14.99 developed in game jam fashion by the likes of Creative Assembly, Team 17 and Sports Interactive. It’s up on Steam and every penny of profit will go towards the War Child charity, which helps children affected by conflict.

A little background in this video:

The studios involved and their games are…

  • 10 Minute Tower by Team 17, a tile-based puzzle game.
  • Anthelion by Rovio, an easy-to-learn, hard-to-master puzzle game.
  • Splash Bash also by Rovio, a local multiplayer brawler for up to 4 players.
  • BlockAid by Hardlight, a lemmings-like management/puzzle game.
  • Captain Curve’s Intergalactic Space Adventure by Curve Digital, an endless runner themed on daydreams.
  • Emily: Displaced by Bossa Studios, a visual novel about a child affected by war.
  • Malkia by Sports Interactive, a real-time strategy about growing a business in Central Africa.
  • Nevermine by Torn Banner Studios, a “ball rolling game” about finding and disarming unexploded bombs.
  • Octamari Rescue by Sumo Digital, a match 3 puzzle game.
  • Rise by Creative Assembly, a “music-driven” platformer.
  • Savana by Modern Dream, a point’n’click set in a remote African village.
  • Verdant Hue by Spilt Milk Studios, a farming game based on a single screen.

You can see some more details on each over on the Steam page. The bundle went live today and you can read a little more about how it came together over on the official page. SEGA, Unreal Engine, Unity and a batch of other support studios also helped out.