At VGA we are always supporters of charity auctions. I mean some would think this should be by default but that’s not always the case. Nonetheless we always try to get the word out there whether it’s a site doing game marathons or auctions for charity.
Today we are featuring charity video game auctions from 1Up.com. Akira made a post for one of the auctions they have up, but I thought I’d go a little more into what they have to offer.
1Up has a bunch of charity auctions that will support the American Red Cross. Basically it’s to help people affected by disasters such as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, wildfires and tornadoes. 100% of the proceeds will go to the American Red Cross which is awesome. All of the auctions 1Up has up are original artworks for games like Ninja Gaiden, Soul Calibur, Darksiders, and Tekken (that’s just only one auction!). The one that stands out for me personally is the Fumito Ueda Drawing and Team Ico Tributes auction.
In the auctions description it says:
“As part of a charity auction to support Red Cross disaster relief, 1UP.com is auctioning off approximately 50 pieces of original video game industry sketch art, split into seven groups. For this group, we’re focusing on action and fighting games, with one of Soul Calibur V from Project Soul, one of Tekken from series head Kazuhiro Harada, one of Darksiders by Joe Madueira, and one of Ninja Gaiden 3 by Team Ninja’s Masahiro Nose. Check out 1UP’s feature hub below for a closer look at these sketches, and feel free to message us with any questions”
Also, if you want to check out 1up’s sketch auction gallery click here! This is for a great cause and you won’t be able to win these again since this is one-of-a-kind. Check them out!