I’m sure that by now you’ve heard of the horrible 8.9 magnitude earthquake that struck Japan on Friday. More than a thousand people have lost their lives, countless have been injured and losses worth billions of dollars (or zillions of yen) have shook the country and its people. Those who are able to, are urged to donate to Japanese Red Cross Society … or alternatively, by purchasing an iOS video game!
Yes! Japanese game development studios CAPCOM and SEGA have put selected titles on sale and are going to donate all proceeds from the sales to Japan earthquake relief.
CAPCOM has put the popular Street Fighter IV for sale at 99 cents. SFIV is a renowned arcade fighter that has garnered critical acclaim from fans and critics alike. Whereas SEGA has put Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic Spinball and Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 on sale.
You may purchase (and consequently donate to quake relief) the apps from the Direct iTunes Links embedded below:
- Street Fighter IV
- Sonic Spinball
- Sonic The Hedgehog
- Sonic The Hedgehog 2
- Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 1