The New Humble Bundle Is... a Tad Peculiar

By Giuseppe Nelva

November 29, 2012

Everyone knows Humble Bundle as a fantastic way to support both indie developers and charity at the same time, but the new bundle that opened today is just a tad different from the previous ones.

This time the games includes aren’t indie games, but (mostly) AAA titles brought by a rather well known publisher: THQ.

Included in the “pay what you want” bundle are Steam keys for the following games: Darksiders, Company of Heroes, Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts, Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor, Metro 2033 and Red Faction: Armageddon. Paying more than the average (that is currently at $5.22) will also net you Saints Row: The Third.

That’s a hell of a sweet deal, and you can send as much of the money you pay as you want to charity (Child’s Play and the American Red Cross). I don’t think it could get much better than that, and I’d say it turns the fact that the games aren’t exactly indie into a rather inconsequential point. You can find it here, and watch the trailer below.

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Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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