Songs For Japan – Good tunes, good cause

Here’s another worthwhile purchase where 100% of the proceeds go to helping the Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami relief. Songs for Japan features 38 tracks from some of the world’s top recording artists:

As Japan recovers from the devastating earthquakes and tsunami that struck on March 11, the world’s top recording artists respond to the tragedy with this benefit album. The 38 tracks include some of their biggest hits, featuring an exclusive remix of Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way”, along with original versions of Katy Perry’s “Firework”, Bruno Mars’ “Talking to the Moon”, Adele’s “Make You feel My Love” and more. All proceeds go to the Japanese Red Cross.

You can also donate money to American Red Cross through your iTunes account, in denominations of $5, $10, $25 and up. This can be done here.

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Popcap to Drop Price on iOS Games, donate funds to Japan Earthquake relief

Plants vs Zombies on iPad

Several days after Capcom and SEGA announced that they’ll be donating proceeds of their iOS sales, Popcap Games, who recently opened an office in Tokyo, too will be partnering with Red Cross to donate 100% of their revenue this weekend to the Earthquake and Tsunami relief in Japan.

In an effort to help with the relief efforts in Japan, we are donating all the proceeds from our iPhone/iPad games this weekend (3/19-3/20) to the Red Cross. We hope that you can join us in this effort

As part of this charitable campaign, Popcap will be dropping prices on all their iPhone games to $0.99, while the 2 iPad titles will sell for $1.99 during the next two days. The sale begins March 19 at 12:01 a.m. PDT, so this is a fantastic time to pick up games like Plants vs. Zombies and Peggle, while helping out the relief efforts at the same time.

iPhone games – $0.99 (sale starts March 19 at 12:01 a.m. PDT)

Plants vs. Zombies Plants vs. Zombies (TMA Review), 41.9 MB
Peggle Peggle (TMA Review), 44.8 MB
Bookworm Bookworm (TMA Review), 9.5 MB
Bejeweled 2 + Blitz Bejeweled 2 + Blitz, 11.7 MB
Chuzzle Chuzzle, 6.7 MB
Escape Rosecliff Island Escape Rosecliff Island, 40.6 MB

iPad Games – $1.99

Plants vs. Zombies HD Plants vs. Zombies HD (TMA review), 49.4 MB
Escape Rosecliff Island HD Escape Rosecliff Island HD, 44.5 MB

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All Proceeds from Sonic Hedgehog and Super Street Fighter IV sales go to relief effort in Japan

Fight for a good cause

Capcom and SEGA, two of the most well known games publishers in the world, have temporarily dropped prices on their marquee titles and will be donating 100% of the proceeds to the disaster relief efforts in Japan. Capcom’s STREET FIGHTER IV is now $0.99 (down from $4.99) and SEGA’s own Sonic the Hedgehog games (Sonic 4Sonic Spinball etc) are also on sale for this good cause. If you have yet to buy these iOS games, now is certainly as a good a time as any. Of course, you can also donate money to American Red Cross through your iTunes account, in denominations of $5, $10, $25 and up. This can be done here.

STREET FIGHTER IV CAPCOM, STREET FIGHTER IV (TMA Review), – $0.99
Sonic The Hedgehog 4™ Episode I SEGA, Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Ep I (TMA Review), – $3.99
Sonic the Hedgehog SEGA, Sonic the Hedgehog, 4.0 MB - $1.99
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 SEGA, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, 5.2 MB – $2.99
Sonic Spinball SEGA, Sonic Spinball, 4.0 MB – $0.99

iPhone app donates proceeds to Haiti relief

The devastation and dire situation in Haiti due to the recent earthquakes have opened the hearts (and wallets) of people from all over the world. Donations have been pouring into aid agencies in hopes of saving lives and help rebuild one of the poorest countries in the western hemisphere. Today, Weiner Family Studios have announced that all proceeds from sales this week of their iPhone app A Family Matters, will be donated to AmeriCares.

Family Matters is an iPhone/iPod touch application that allows families to enjoy deeper more meaningful conversations. Mr. Weiner says, “My family created Family Matters to help parents and children communicate more effectively. Unlike most applications targeted at children, this isn’t designed to “keep the kids busy. It is designed to help the family learn from and enjoy each other.”

The app is intended to help foster better communication between parents and children, so needless to say, it won’t appeal to you if you don’t have your own family just yet. However, if you do and would like to check out this family app that was recently featured in the App Store’s What’s Hot section, now would be a great time as your $1.99 will go into helping a good cause. The full press release and video after the gap.

A Family Matters Weiner Family Studios, A Family Matters – $1.99

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