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Written by Jen

Nintendo Players UK will be fundraising to support Samaritans during UK Mental Health Week, which takes place from Monday 9th May to Sunday 15th May.


Throughout the week, we will be sharing mental health related stories from community leaders and members via our social media channels, highlighting how gaming has helped them during tough times.


We are also planning a week full of fun activities, with multiple opportunities for people to win Nintendo-themed prizes!


Be sure to join the NPUK Discord for up to date information and reminders: https://discord.gg/4RGpkSqRgX 


Support a great charity for to be in with a chance to win £50 Nintendo eShop Credit!


Purchase your tickets here: https://raffall.com/299675/enter-raffle-to-win-npuk-mental-health-week-hosted-by-npuk-admin 

NPUK Chase - Twitch Gameshow

On Friday 13th May, watch as our contestants test their Nintendo knowledge in our special quiz show, based upon ITV's "The Chase", for a chance to win prizes!


Watch along on Twitch, and cheer on the contestants in the chat. Polls will also run alongside questions, so you'll have a chance to test your own knowledge!


Watch live from 8pm at:



NPUK communities will be holding special online multiplayer fundraising events throughout UK Mental Health Week, including:


  • Nintendo Nottingham's Monster Party!

Monday 9th May, 4pm onwards

Monster Hunter Rise, Mario Party Superstars, Luigi's Mansion 3


  • Nintendo Liverpool play "Nobody Saves the World"!

Tuesday 10th May, 6pm onwards


  • Tetris 99 - Aim for 99!

Wednesday 11th May, 7pm - 10pm


  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Team VS Tournament

Heroes VS Villains

Saturday 14th May, 7pm - 10pm


150cc, Frantic Items

Tournament Code: 1412-0166-0459

Channels streaming for NPUK MHW include:


Please check the NPUK Discord or social channels for more information.


If you'd like to just donate to the cause, feel free to do so at our Tiltify Fundraising page.


Link: https://tiltify.com/@nintendogloucestershire/nintendoplayers-uk-mental-health-week 

Article by Mark McAllister

Graphic by Mark McAllister + Paul Russell

NPUK Chase Logo by Paul Russell