November 25, 2014
Best Fiends “Race Against Slime”: The First Ever Mobile Game Charity Competition
In the first ever mobile game charity competition, the world’s biggest YouTube stars PewDiePie, Markiplier, CinnamonToastKen, UberHaxorNova and Kootra will compete in a weeklong race of Seriously’s Best Fiends mobile game to benefit charities including Malaria No More and others. The competition will kickoff on Friday December 12th and end on December 19th
Fans can track the progress of the contestants in their weeklong “Race Against Slime” competition by following Best Fiend’s and the YouTube Star’s social and YouTube channels. Contestants will be posting updates on Twitter on their progress and milestones achieved, and interacting with fans, as they play the Best Fiends mobile game and battle it out to win money for their favorite charities. Each contestant will also post a kickoff video on their YouTube channel, announcing their participation in the competition and the charity they are playing to win money for.
A recap of the tournament standings and prize money and all Best Fiends action will be included in PewdiePie and CinnamonToastKen’s Broken Podcast the week of December 22nd.
Seriously will be donating a total of $50,000 to charity through the campaign with half of the prize money being donated to Seriously’s charity partner Malaria No More, and the remaining proceeds going to the winners’ charities of choice. Charities include Oceana, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Make-A-Wish, A Precious Child and Mattel Children’s Hospital. The winner of the competition will be announced on December 19th.
For more information, visit bestfiends.com/raceagainstslime
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Charity: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
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Charity: A Precious Child
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Charity: Mattel Children’s Hospital