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Give a little: buy the Christmas single by charity GamesAid

Costs roughly a Bob (Geldof).

Move your rump, Beyonce, for here comes the GamesAid Choir, Games On Song, with its bid for a Christmas number one!

Well, no not really, but prominent people from the UK games industry have given up their time to sing a couple of songs in an effort to raise money for charity.

Richard Jacques, celebrated game composer, stitched it all together (and made them sound good) and both arrangements - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, and We Wish You a Merry Christmas - are available to buy on iTunes for tuppence ha'penny (£0.79). Don't actually convert tuppence ha'penny because I didn't.

GamesAid, in case you've never heard us bang on about it before, is an umbrella charity that supports various efforts to raise money for disadvantaged and disabled young people. There are auctions, corporate donations, game download bundles, special events and, of course, Christmas music singles like these.

'Tis the season.

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