December 30 2010: Pure Nintendo announces the four games to be played during their live-streamed video game marathon charity event, for Child’s Play, on January 14 th-16 th. The second annual event, entitled Nintendo Icons, consists of playing four games related to iconic Nintendo characters including Samus Aran, Kirby, Donkey Kong, and Link. This year’s games have been listed below.
Metroid: Other M - Released August 31, 2010: An action-adventure game created by the staff of Nintendo and Team Ninja.
Kirby’s Epic Yarn - Released October 17 th, 2010: First home console Kirby game since 2000’s Kirby 64: The Crystals Shards.
Donkey Kong Country Returns - Released November 21 st, 2010: First Donkey Kong Country game since the Super Nintendo days.
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker - Released March 24 th 2003: The one game that defeated the Pure Nintendo crew last year which left it unfinished. Excitement rises as the crew is ready to defeat this game.
The Nintendo Icons charity event will be live streamed on http://purenintendo.com/charity starting at 7 pm on January 14 th. You will be able to donate straight to Child’s Play yourself by a ChipIn account provided on the page. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go directly to Child’s Play, no money will be handled by Pure Nintendo.
A Little About Child’s Play
A game industry charity dedicated to improving the lives of children with toys and games in our network of over 60 hospitals worldwide. In five short years, you as a community have answered the call and come together to raise millions of dollars. You can check out more info about Child’s Play at childsplaycharity.org.