The Mario Marathon brothers It might not be as famous as the Boston Marathon, but a marathon taking place in the Mushroom Kingdom sounds like a lot more fun.
A group of civic-minded -- and seriously dedicated -- Nintendo fans have kicked off Mario Marathon 4, a fund-raising effort for the Child's Play Charity, which provides hospitalized children with toys and games.
Started in 2008, the annual event (which is broadcast live online) features a group of gamers who attempt to complete a series of levels from Nintendo's popular Super Mario games.
Sounds easy, right? Of course, there's a twist: As donations increase, so do the number of levels the group has to complete -- and they don't stop until all of the levels areRead More »from Gamers play Mario for charity — and a long, long time