Gaming World Wide To Sell Classic Gaming Items At 3rd IVGAH Auction

Proceeds from auction to help fund “Gaming Age” documentary
 
 
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DALLAS - March 23, 2013 - PRLog -- Itching to expand your gaming collection? Eager to help a video game film get off the ground? This weekend, Gaming World Wide (GWW) and the International Video Game Auction House (IVGAH) are teaming up to auction a massive selection of video game items in support of the “Gaming Age” documentary, and it's calling on the community to bid for an exciting cause.

Beginning this Saturday, March 23, at 9PM CST, the 3rd IVGAH Auction will run for one week and feature up to 14 lots from GWW founder Eric Cumming's personal collection. Examples will include a boxed, mint-condition TurboDuo system with Arcade Stick and games; an excellent condition Atari 5200; plenty of boxed classics; rare NES titles; and many more surprises.

All proceeds from Cumming's GWW auction will go directly towards the production of The Gaming Age documentary, a film that aims to take an incisive look at the full history of gaming and video game culture. It will include stories from gaming's earliest era, a tour of the industry's evolution, and never-before-seen interviews with some of gaming's most famous players and personalities.

“Every venture takes start up money and right now that's what this project needs,” says Cummings. “Hopefully somebody else will enjoy this collection and help us fund The Gaming Age in the process—a win win!”  

To further support GWW with its initiative, the IVGAH has pledged to place Cumming's items in the “Charity” category, thereby waiving the seller fees associated with the auctions. Cumming's collection is so large, it will also be featured over several auctions during the year.

According to IVGAH founder Ben Gold: “The IVGAH is proud to be associated with this organization and project. This is a great example of collaboration within the gaming community.”  

The full auction catalogue can be accessed here: http://www.ivgah.com/ups/cat3.pdf  

Interested bidders are instructed to register with IVGAH at:  http://ivgah.com/register.php.  

More details will also be posted to IVGAH's Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/IVGAH


About Gaming World Wide

Gaming World Wide is comprised of gamers and industry stakeholders who have united to design, develop, and conduct positive acts for gamers and the gaming community. Founded by Eric Cummings in 2012, it exists to enhance positivity within the industry and raise awareness for charitable causes throughout the world. To date, it has raised thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society and helped raise enough money to allow a Disabled Gamer by the name of Mike Begum to fix his Special Needs Van (which has since broken down). For more, visit www.gwwentertainment.com and find them on Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Gaming-World-Wide/267618266625856

About the International Video Game Auction House

The International Video Game Auction House’s (IVGAH) mission is to promote and preserve the heritage of gaming through the creation of a vibrant marketplace for unique gaming items.  While there are auction sites that focus on the buying and selling of video games and cartridges, there is no other site which is dedicated to hobbyists who collect relics, memorabilia and artefacts that commemorate the history of the worldwide video game culture. As a pioneer in the video game collecting field, the IVGAH features choice, unique and rare items that tell the story of the video game age, from the design and development of history's greatest video games to important milestones in the growth of gaming as an established sport.
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