We don’t often do “aaah” stories on PCGamesN. Generally speaking, we’re in the business of “ooo”s, “huh”s and “hooray”s – but we’re willing to make an exception for this flame-furred new addition to the Pet Store.
Cinders will go on sale for $10 at some point before Christmas, with all funds headed for the Red Cross’ Superstorm Sandy Response.
Remember the Cenorian Hatchling last summer? That was a similar effort from Blizzard and Red Cross to raise money for tsunami relief efforts in Japan, and eventually accrued $2 million for the charity.
Bought cosmetic items have been a funny old point of contention in the world of online games these last few years, but I will say this for them – they fit the long-established Poppy Appeal model of charity fundraising very snugly indeed. Will you be wearing a kitten?