This Week in Raptr: Extra Life, Contests, May Most Played Games, Community Highlights

0 Posted by - June 23, 2014 - About Us, Announcements, Community

Welcome to this week’s edition of This Week in Raptr where we bring you the latest and greatest in events, contests, and community shenanigans.

Join Raptr’s Extra Life 2014 Team


The official Extra Life marathon may not start until October, but we’re getting a head start at doubling our efforts to help the Children’s Hospital Network!

Want to help and earn prizes? Join our team now! We’ll update our Extra Life page as more details become available with special guest streamers, partners, and the prizes you can win just by helping out the Children’s Hospital Network.

Social Media Giveaways
Make sure you’re following us on Twitter and Facebook. A little dino told us that we’re doing some gaming swag giveaways this week.

Join the Battlefield: Hardline and WildStar Communities
Battlefield: Hardline is currently in beta and the Raptr community is booming with activity. Looking for people to play cops and robbers with? Leave your in-game name in our Hardline Raptr community meetup post here.

If MMORPGs are more your style, join the WildStar community and share with us your best character screenshots and gameplay videos. And I’m sure many other WildStar community members would appreciate your tips and tricks for leveling up.

Most Played PC Games: May 2014


ArmA III and Watch Dogs made their debut on the charts, Dark Souls II and War Thunder rose through the ranks, and eSports competitions gave a boost to League of Legends in May.

Game Detections for 6/20/2014
For you indie gamers out there, we’ve got a long list of Game Detections just for you! If you’re looking for a new game to conquer this summer, give A Wizard’s Lizard, Knightmare Tower, or any of the other titles we have listed in this post here and start racking up those hours.

Community Highlights
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare PC dev diary by DavidDoel
PC gamers get ready! Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is hitting the PC platform this week and EA gives you a first look into the pea-shooting title.

Battlefield: Hardline: Falling Crane gameplay by d00msdayxx
On the edge about getting the latest Battlefield title that takes the cops vs. robbers approach? Take a look at Raptr member’s d00msdayxx gameplay of the level “Falling Crane.” Not great if you’re afraid of heights.

Who said Axton sucked? by XCLGrindin
Raptr member XCLGrindin is a fan of Borderlands 2’s Axton and shows just how badass the soldier can be.

EA Sports UFC beats Watch Dogs and Titanfall for the top spot in latest UK charts by RipSkateDestroy
The FIFA World Cup has been on the world’s radar the past week, but it’s another sport that’s dominating gamers’ minds. EA Sports UFC edges out Watch Dogs and Titanfall for the top spot on the UK chart. Have you played the incredibly brutal MMA fighting game?