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  The Hibernian Summer Games Have Begun! 2 Weeks of Charity Streams from HitGrab X SickKids Kick Off Today
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07/26/2021
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]


From 12pm EDT today HitGrab will be celebrating the inaugural Hibernian Summer Games through their award winning 2-D action platformer Clan O’Conall and the Crown of the Stag, and raising money for SickKids while the javelins, arrows, and punches fly!
 
Come One, Come All
Livestreamers, gamers and audiences around the world are invited to participate in raising money for SickKids Hospital in Toronto through live events, races, and contests in Clan O’Conall. It's all to play for as developers, content creators and players go head-to-head for a hoard of prizes and the chance to be immortalized in Clan O’Conall itself.
 
SickKids VS: This Is Why
All raised funds from the event will directly support the Toronto based charity SickKids, including 10% of the income from all sales of Clan O’Conall whilst the Hibernian Summer Games are on. The campaign is designed to bring Torontonians closer to the patients at SickKids to demonstrate and support the need to build a new hospital, enabling their physicians and staff to do their best work and empowering the patients and families in their care.
 
Let the Games Begin!
So, take your seats and strap in as the opening ceremony gets under way at 12pm EDT, with HitGrab and the Clan Team jumping into a developer livestream. Audiences are invited to interact with the team, learn more about the SickKids VS initiative, and donate to see the Devs play with increasingly hilarious challenges.
 
Get involved in a packed schedule of events including players doing battle with Dullahan the headless horseman in the Moldy Head Toss, sprinting, sliding, and leaping to the finish line in the Foot Race, and speeding through the Legend of the Faerie Temple before closing out the games with the ultimate test of endurance in a 12 hour long streaming marathon.
 
With other events in the pipeline such as an art auction and a member of the dev team throwing down the gauntlet to the speedrunning community by challenging them to beat their fastest run through the game, there’s never been a better time to don the kilts of cloaks of Clan O’Conall, support a good cause and show your fellow clan members what you’re made of!
 
Where Do I Sign Up and When are the Events?
Sign up and check the schedule here! - Hibernian Summer Games | Clan O'Conall (clanoconall.com)
 
Which Streamers are Competing?
So far our streaming competitors include:

Distortion2
GENGRUSH
The_Happy_Hob
MTashed
MajinPhil
TheMexicanRunner
Ferro
Carsondrewit
Luality
Larxa
Strawbrary
Velyna
CA_In_LA
 
The more the merrier so come on down and join the festivities!
 
Media Contact and Further Event Information:
The Game Marketer on behalf of HitGrab for Clan O’Conall, in partnership with SickKids.
 
Event Links:
●        Twitch: HitGrab - Twitch
●        Event Page: Hibernian Summer Games | Clan O'Conall
 
Clan O’Conall Links:
●        Official Website: Clan O’Conall: The Crown of the Stag | HitGrab, Inc
●        Steam Page: Clan O'Conall and the Crown of the Stag on Steam
 
SickKids Links:
●        SickKids VS initiative: SickKids launches newest campaign – SickKids VS: This Is Why