Gamers around the world now have a noble excuse for spending an entire day and night in their bedrooms with curtains drawn, thumbs at the ready, and the ordering and acceptance of pizza their only interaction with the outside world.
Am I falling back on a lazy stereotype? Of course!
Xbox LIVE’s annual, 24-hour Gaming and Giving for Good (G3) marathon raises funds for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and the 170 kids' health care facilities it supports in the U.S. and Canada.
If you rally donations on a per-hour basis, the more you play, the more money you earn. The event starts at 8:00 AM sharp (local time) on Saturday, October 1.
Click here to get in on gaming for good.