HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Northern Kentucky University students will play video games for a good cause on Friday.
Students from the university's College of Informatics will begin a 24-hour marathon at noon, and it'll last until noon on Saturday.
The marathon will benefit "Child's Play," a non-profit organization that distributes video games and systems to children's hospitals and rehabilitation centers. "Child's Play" raised more than $3.5 million in 2011.
The games marathon will be held in NKU’s Griffin Hall Digitorium For an entry fee of $1, students, staff and faculty and their friends and families are invited to play on the high-resolution 15-foot tall microtile wall or any of the smaller monitors that will be set up around the Digitorium’s perimeter.
Participants can pay once and play anytime during the 24-hour period. Raffles for games and goods donated by community businesses will also be available for those willing to spend a few more dollars.
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