Play Games. Heal kids. Help Fight Pediatric Cancer.

On October 18th, 2008 the Gamer Community will band together to raise money for pediatric cancer research and treatment. Various video game web sites and companies have banded together to raise money and support the cause. Extra Life founded by is a 24-hour worldwide gaming marathon. All proceeds will go the Texas Children's Cancer center and benefit pediatric cancer research and treatment. The Texas Children's Cancer Center is one of the premier cancer and hematology centers. More than 30 websites and nearly a thousand gamers all over the globe are already hard at work, gathering personal hourly sponsors for the marathon. Electronic Arts (EA) has issued a challenge, for every dollar raise this weekend until Monday morning at 5:00 am, EA will match your donation amount in the form of free games for the kids at the Texas Children's Cancer Center up to $2,000 dollars. Please help us raise awareness of the event, and let's find a cure.

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CEO of Troll Corp3566d ago

I'll gladly play games to help children.

It's a pity Xbots can't say the same.

M3rkMast3r3566d ago

This is an event for all gamers and all systems.