- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 5, 2014

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - Hundreds of video game enthusiasts will be heading to Eastern Michigan University this weekend to compete in a series of contests for charity.

The Gamers for Giving event begins Saturday at 10 a.m. and runs through 10 a.m. Sunday at Eastern Michigan’s Student Center Ballroom in Ypsilanti.

Gamers can participate in a number of tournaments, including “Call of Duty: Ghosts”; “Halo 4”; “Killer Instinct” and “Starcraft II.”

Entry fees will support the construction of portable video game kiosks for use in children’s hospitals and video game packages for American troops serving overseas.

The event is open to the public and is free for spectators.

Its founder is Zach Wigal, a 23-year-old from Saline and a senior in marketing at Eastern Michigan.




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