Did you know that Chuck E. Cheese has a 5-star island on Animal Crossing? Ask any kid and they’ll tell you that’s a big deal. Now the family entertainment venue is having their first ever online game-a-thon on Twitch on Sept. 12. in celebration of National Video Games Day, benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

On Sat., Sept. 12, Chuck E. Cheese will host “Gaming for Good”, a game-a-thon streaming event. The eight-hour event will take place on Twitch, allowing fans to play and follow along on their quest to win crowns with other social media influencers on “Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout”. Additionally, they’ll be celebrating birthdays on their 5-star Animal Crossing Island that includes a one-of-a-kind Chuck E. Cheese virtual arcade and stage. During the live event, Chuck E. Cheese will encourage fans to click on a special “donate” button as an easy way for fans to contribute to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

Chuck E. Cheese

“This year, not only are guests able maximize their play time in our game rooms, but they can also join us at home for our first-ever online game-a-thon, benefitting our charity partner, Boys & Girls Clubs of America,” said CMO of CEC Entertainment, Sherri Landry. “We’re eager to host this virtual event and use our online presence for a great cause.”   

Plus, in-store, guests can receive one hour of All You Can Play games for just $1 with any $20 purchase. This promotion is available at participating Chuck E. Cheese locations and is valid through Sept. 20, 2020. Check http://www.chuckecheese.com for the list of locations currently open for games. With All You Can Play, guests can play unlimited games during the play time purchased, with the ability to pause the time once. The time expires at the end of the day of purchase.

Chuck E. Cheese is committed to providing a fun and safe environment for cast members and guests. A video of the brand’s cleaning and reopening procedures, and a message from CEO, David McKillips of CEC Entertainment, can be found here. 

For more information and details on which locations have reopened for games and dine in, guests can visit https://www.chuckecheese.com/reopening-directory.

—Jennifer Swartvagher

Featured photo: Chuck E. Cheese

RELATED STORIES

Verizon Offers More Free Gaming Options Including Pokemon Go, Roblox and More

PlayStation Announces “Play At Home” Initiative

Tiger Electronics Handheld Games Relaunching at Toy Fair