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Desert Bus 6 now accepting donations on its road to Hope

This year's Desert Bus for Hope gaming marathon is now open for donations. In little over 10 days, the bus will leave its virtual depot and take a road trip across several games in an effort to raise money for Child's Play. The full schedule of this year's fundraising festivities isn't online yet;...

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Desert Bus comes to a stop, raises nearly $400K for Child's Play

In perhaps the most compelling proof yet that we humans will happily donate money to see other humans suffer, the team at LoadingReadyRun announced that this year's Desert Bus for Hope marathon earned a whopping $378,895 for the Child's Play charity. All it cost the crew was 150 hours (a little...

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Desert Bus for Hope raises more than $132,000 for Child's Play

After five days and 16 hours of playing the world's most boring game, the Desert Bus for Hope crew has reached its final stop for the year, bringing in a staggering $132,392.94 to benefit the Child's Play charity. With the third iteration of its annual marathon play session of "Desert Bus" -- a...

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Help the Desert Bus for Hope at 2 p.m. EST and win terrible games

Today at 2 p.m. EST, Joystiq's own preternatually handsome Justin McElroy will be visiting the brave men and women of the Desert Bus for Hope, and you should tune in! For starters, you'll get to watch former people who have been turned into little more than husks by extended exposure to one of the...

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Desert Bus for Hope 3 pulls onto the road tomorrow

Can something still be considered a game if you know you're going to lose? That's the exact question the brave crew of the Desert Bus for Hope will have to answer as it sets off on its third annual excursion tomorrow. As they play the Desert Bus mini-game from Penn and Teller's Smoke and Mirrors...

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Wherein Joystiq helps sick kids by punishing Canadians

The best way to wield the hulking girth of the Joystiq Biomass is to help people. The second best way? Helping people by hurting Canadians. It's so rare that the opportunities to do that present themselves, we wanted to draw your attention one last time to LoadingReadyRun's "Desert Bus for Hope,"...

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1337 nerd rappers wax gaming, b-boy style

There's something simultaneously charming and repulsive about this rap video by Canadian comedy-guys Loading.Ready.Run., performing under the nom de guerre of 64K. Power Gloves, Nintendo belts, sideways caps, and an uncanny ability to remain rhythmless throughout the entire song compel me to close...

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