PopCap game bundle gives all proceeds to charity
For six bucks or less, you can score some of the all-time great casual games (Bejeweled, Peggle, etc.), with 100 percent of your purchase going straight to charity.
As a general rule I don't do back-to-back deals, especially from the same vendor, but this one was too good to pass up.
Yep, it's another game bundle. Another Humble Bundle game bundle. But this one's not just for Android users. Oh, no.
The Humble Weekly Sale lets you name your own price for a PopCap game bundle (PC/Mac). It's not unusual to see an individual PopCap title on sale, but a whole collection of them is rare. Even better, PopCap owner EA is donating 100 percent of its proceeds to a pair of charities: The Melanoma Research Alliance and The V Foundation, both of which are working to combat cancer.
Kudos to EA. Kudos.
But beware your productivity: The bundle gives you five of the all-time great casual games -- Bejeweled 3, Bookworm Deluxe, Escape Rosecliff Island, Feeding Frenzy 2 Deluxe, and Peggle -- for whatever price you want to pay.
Make it at least six bucks and you'll also get Peggle Nights, Plants Vs. Zombies GOTY Edition, and Zuma's Revenge. That, my friends, is an insanely good game deal. Bejeweled 3 all by itself? $9.99. In fact, pretty much of all these games normally sell for $10 apiece, so you're looking at an $80 value for $6. (Or more, if you want to help some really good causes. $20 wouldn't be out of line at all.)
You get licenses for either the PC or Mac versions (except for Feeding Frenzy, which is Windows-only), and you can unlock them on Origin or Steam, your choice.
The bundle will be available for another week, but why wait? It's not only an incredible deal, but also a great way to support cancer research. Oh, and I can't speak highly enough of Peggle, PvZ, and Zuma, which rank among my all-time favorite time-wasters.
Bonus deal: It's tablet Friday! DailySteals has the HP ElitePad 900 10-inch Windows tablet for $359 shipped. Regular price: $549. CNET called the ElitePad a "well-built business tablet with an impressive array of add-ons and accessories," though many of those accessories (most notably the keyboard case) are on the pricey side. But this Atom-powered Windows 8 tablet features 64GB of solid-state storage, dual cameras, Bluetooth 4.0, and other nice perks. Plus, it's new, not refurbished.
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