Games provide us with the ability to escape to other worlds, to experience stories that aren’t our own, and to live lives that we otherwise might not have lived.

Developer Square Enix took a moment today to let us know that we still have a responsibility to the world we actually live and breath in. Following the massive earthquake that shook southern Japan, Square Enix donated ¥50 million ($457,000) to the Japan Red Cross Society in hopes to “support the earliest possible relief and recovery of affected regions.”

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The two earthquakes shook Kumamoto in southern Japan last week, killing 29 and injuring over a thousand more. Recorded at magnitudes 5.4 and 7.3, the shallow epicenters produced more shifting and damage than a traditional quake, causing more damage.

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29 years old, this man as accomplished such things as college, where he got a degree that is entirely useless in the real world, but still complains about it. His other accomplishments include owning a cat, who happens to be a prince among his own kind, just in hiding (he did some shady things), owned a moped, and plays an overwhelming amount of video games, which the cat watches (total bro-cat). Currently in the possession of everything from an NES to the PS4, he has gamed like a king for years, and plans to die with a controller in his hands whispering the final words "My only regret...is that I had...bone-itis..."