This a a really cool way to raise money for cancer research! Mega Man to the rescue!
Among Mega Man's man enemies are Dr. Cossack, Dr. Wiley and now, Leukemia! Allow us to explain: 20 year-old gamer Chuck Guarino aims to raise money to fight juvenile cancer through a Mega Man Marathon. Guarino and his pals plan to play various Mega Man games for 48 hours straight, starting with the first game and continuing to the last. You'll be able to check them out on their webcam, live chat with them and donate some dough to the Child's Play Charity.
The group will be playing Mega Man 1-9(Megaman and Bass included) and X-X6, in order. If they beat the time, they'll be be playing other related Mega Man games. The event takes place on September 4, beginning at 3PM Central time and continuing for two days straight! Get all the details and watch the live stream here.
And dig into your pocket a little bit to help out!
Check out this awesome site they have set up and tune in September 4th this friday to see their progress!! http://www.megamarathonman.com/
You can also follow them on twitter at http://twitter.com/megamarathonman