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Boston's fighting game community is hosting a 26-hour gaming marathon to raise money for The One Fund Boston, benefiting those who were affected by the Boston Marathon bombings.Starting today at 8 PM Eastern time and running through 10 PM on Saturday, participants will stream tournaments, speed run...

April 26th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Awesome Games Done Quick 2013 is the third annual marathon gaming event in which players attempt to complete games as quickly as possible for days on end. The marathon runs through Saturday, January 12 and is raising donations for the Prevent Cancer Foundation.The week-long event is being hosted by...

January 6th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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To quote the greatest Christmas movie of all time, "It's not the giving, it's not the getting, it's the loving." But, sometimes loving is giving, especially when you don't expect anything in return. To wit, a group of Minecraft enthusiasts are giving up the next 72 hours of their lives in the hope...

December 22nd 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Alpha Iota, an academic honors society from Antelope Valley College in Lancaster, California, is hosting an Assassin's Creed marathon to raise money for the Child's Play charity. This is the second year the organization has hosted the fundraising event; it garnered over $1,400 in donations last yea...

December 16th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Texas-based marathon-gaming group The Speed Gamers is preparing for its annual winter charity drive once again, this year raising funds for the Make-A-Wish Foundation through extensive exposure to Mario and his various exploits.Starting at 7 p.m. Eastern on December 14, the group's non-stop 72-hour...

December 6th 2012 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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We all have a WoW marathon story -- that time we were sailed so far into the world of Azeroth for so long that we didn't come up for air for an utterly amazing (appalling?) number of hours. The thing is, in World of Warcraft, marathon play sessions aren't a given merely by dint of the game's desi...

October 29th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Indie Games for Good, the massive video game marathon that directly and fully benefits Child's Play Charity, begins tomorrow, October 19, at 10 a.m. PT. Indie Games for Good is an interactive gaming extravaganza, with viewers deciding which games marathoners play (and for how long), and setting cha...

October 18th 2012 at 10:30pm 0 Comments