Gameblast ’17 is Here!

Gameblast 17

Special Effect’s Annual Charity Gaming Marathon Event, Gameblast, is returning on 25th February 2017

Once again Xbox One UK is supporting this great cause by bringing you 24hrs of back to back twitch action all in support of special effect starting at 9am on February 25th.We will be giving away prizes throughout the stream and the top donors will also be in the running for something special.  

Gameblast ’17 LiveStream

Watch live video from OfficialXboxOneUK on

Here is the schedule for the stream:

Time: 09:00 – 11:00am
Name: Shellie D
Game: Gears of War
Forfeit @ £20: Sidearm only for 20 mins
Forfeit @ £50: Truth or Dare

Time: 11:00 – 1:00pm
Name: Shellie D
Game: Black Ops 3
Forfeit@£20: Sidearm for only 5 mins
Forfeit@£50: Truth or Dare

Time: 1:00 – 3:00pm
Name: ChrisNis
Game: Sniper Elite 4
Forfeit@£20: Can only melee kill for 5 mins
Forfeit@£50: Truth or Dare

Time: 3:00 – 5:00pm
Name: Gary
Game: Forza Horizon 3
Forfeit@£20: Robin Reliant for next race
Forfeit@£50: Spend all money

Time: 5:00 – 7:00pm
Name: Damian
Game: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered
Forfeit@£20: Night Vision next game
Forfeit@£50: Melee and Night Vision only

Time: 7:00 – 9:00pm
Name: Hinchy
Game: Destiny
Forfeit@£20: Random Loadout
Forfeit@£50: Character 2min dance-off

Time: 9:00 – 11:00pm
Name: Jade
Game: Borderlands 2
Forfeit@£20: Sidearm for only 5 mins
Forfeit@£50: Can’t fight back for 5 mins

Time: 11:00pm – 01:00am
Name: ChrisNis
Game: Titanfall 2
Forfeit@£20: Sidearm for only 5 mins
Forfeit@£50: Wear Helmet for whole round

Time: 01:00 – 03:00am
Name: ChrisNis
Game: Battlefield 1
Forfeit@£20: Sidearm for only 5 mins
Forfeit@£50: Truth or Dare

Time: 03:00 – 05:00am
Name: Gary
Game: Dark Souls 3
Forfeit@£20: Fight Naked for 5 mins
Forfeit@£50: Truth or Dare

Time: 05:00 – 07:00am
Name: ChrisNis
Game: Star Wars: Force Unleashed
Forfeit@£20: Only use force power for 5 mins
Forfeit@£50: Truth or Dare

Time: 07:00 – 09:00am
Name: ChrisNis
Game: Overwatch
Forfeit@£20: Random Character
Forfeit@£50: Truth or Dare

During our marathon streaming session, we will be giving away some amazing prizes including copies of games such as Fifa 17 and Battlefield 1,  Star Wars, game codes, vouchers, Turtle Beach headphones and goodies and even a custom controller worth £100 among other things. Tune in on the night to find out how you can win. Our stream team will also be made to take a forfeit when donations reach £20 during their session and again at £50.

Gameblast ’17 is being done for an amazing cause. Playing computer games should be something that is available to as many people as possible and Special Effect do an amazing job of helping people with disabilities to be able to experience the joy that gaming brings.

You can donate via our Virgin Money charity page by clicking the button below or visiting the page directly at

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~Please provide your email if you donate as we will be doing a couple of special giveaways (one is extra special) and only those who donated will be put in to win~

With Huge Thanks For The Generosity Our Sponsors

From Xbox One UK Community: Chris Nisbet, Mark Daley, and Phillip Jones




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