We raised over $6,000 for the childrens!

[Update: We raised $6,387.16 for the Extra Life children’s hospital charity marathon. More details, highlights and a list off all the winners will be coming soon. For now, SLEEP! Thanks to everyone that donated, watched and helped spread the word!]

Destructoid’s Extra Life 24-hour gaming marathon is here!

Streaming from Topware Interactive in the Bay Area, come watch as your favorite staff members on the West Coast play games for 24 hours straight while we ask for your donations to benefit Children’s Miracle Network hospitals. By donating, not only are you helping children but you also have a chance to win prizes from our $10,000 pile of goodies. Check below for our stream, and click the link below to head to our Donate Page!

Destructoid Extra Life Donation Page


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We’re giving away a ton of games for any donation amount. We also have some high tier donation levels that will net you some super rare games. 


For a minimum of $50 donation, you’ll be entered to win: 

Street Fighter IV Chun Li Statue (one of only 700 made), Tekken: The Movie, Marvel Vs Capcom 3 (360), Street Fight Alpha: The Movie, Street Fighter D-Pad, Marvel Vs Capcom 3 Shirt, Chun Li Shirt, Street Fighter IV iPhone 4 Case, Street Fighter IV Headband, Marvel Vs Capcom 3 Booklet, Dogtags, 2 Capcom Sticker Pages, and 5 Udon Street Fighter Comic Books and a Capcom cigar. 


For a minimum of $50 donation, you’ll be entered to win:

Limited Edition Aliens: Infestation Lenticular art, Aliens: Infestation (DS), Aliens: Infestation buttons. 

For a minimum of $100 donation, you’ll be entered to win: 

Final Fantasy (PSP), Final Fantasy II (PSP), Dissidia Final Fantasy (PSP), Final Fantasy VII: Crisis Core (PSP), Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions (PSP), Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection (PSP), Final Fantasy Tactics (PS1), Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobos Dungeon (Wii), Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: The Crystal Bearers (Wii), Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time (Wii), Final fantasy XIII (PS3), Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates (DS), Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light (DS), Final Fantasy IV (DS), Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift (DS), Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings (DS), Final Fantasy Fables: Chocobo Tales (DS), Final Fantasy III (DS), Tactics Ogre tarot cards, and Dragon Quest Slime toy. 

For a minimum of $100 donation, you’ll be entered to win: 

Black label versions of 

Final Fantasy Tactics, Final Fantasy VII, Final Fantasy VIII, and Final Fantasy IX. 
You have all day to enter for these high tier prizes so get to donating! 


Here’s our upcoming schedule!

Destructoid Presents: Extra Life 24-hour gaming schedule on October 15 (all times PST and subject to change) 
12:00PM Square games: Square has given us tons of games to give away, so we are going to spend some time playing these games, and giving them away!

2:00PM — Warhammer: Space Marine: Space Marine was a really fun game in which you can jet pack around with a huge hammer. What’s there not to like about this game?
4:00PM — Pokemon Snap with Tara Long: How much does Tara Long love Pokemon? Enough to play an hour of a game where you take pictures of them while Max Scoville cheers her on! 

5:00PM — Fighting game exhibition with Jesse Cortez: This segment is dedicated to fighting games! Come play some exhibition matches against our resident fighting game expert Jesse Cortez and enter some online tournaments for Capcom goodies!

7:00 PM  BioShock 2:  We take a trip down memory lane with one of the best game franchises in recent years. Join in as we play BioShock and harvest some ADAM!

9:00PM — Dancing with the Stars: We are almost halfway through our marathon at this point, and what better way to keep the energy going than by DANCING! Come watch as your favorite Dtoid staffers come shake their groove things to the games Just Dance 3 . Donate to pick the songs we dance to!

11:00PM — Retro games: We plan on playing a few retro style games such as Cho Aniki, courtesy of Monkeypaw games. Come check out this bizarre shooter with us!

12:00AM — Scary games with Max Scoville: Tara Long gets her revenge on Max by making him play his favorite type of game, HORROR GAMES!

2:00AM —  BRAAAAAAINS: The sun has gone down, so what better way to celebrate than by playing games inspired by zombies! We will play Call of Duty: Black Ops zombie mode and other zombie games.

4:00AM  Rise of Nightmares: Not content to play horror games sitting down, we take a stand to play Sega’s recent Kinect release, Rise of Nightmares

6:00AM — Deus Ex: Human Revolution   Deus Ex has highly been praised for being an amazing game, and therefore we will check out the newest game with you on the stream. Watch as we augment our way to the end of the marathon!

8:00AM — Moment of Zen: For the last leg of the marathon, we will celebrate art of pinball by playing Zen Pinball and giving away some game codes! Come tune in to the end of the marathon to give last minute donations and help us reach our goal!


Jesse Cortez