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Awesome Games Done Quick 2019 starting soon!

Yep, it's already time for another Games Done Quick event. Not that that's a bad thing, I always get a kick out of the great, week-long event, which sees video game experts from across the globe descend on a venue to show off their mad skil...

 
 
 
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Summer Games Done Quick starts this weekend

It's already time for the hottest version of Awesome Games Done Quick, the semi-annual speedrunning event that routinely raises millions of dollars for charity. Summer Games Done Quick kicks off this Sunday June 24 and runs through Saturday...

 
 
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Diary of a 'speedrunner,' part 1

So, speedrunning. We've heard of it, we watch the marathons sometimes, and we might even make a donation to charity in its name. Not much to talk about, right? I mean, I thought that way for a while, and didn't quite get the fascination. Wh...

 
 
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Here's your Summer Games Done Quick 2018 lineup

The Summer Games Done Quick 2018 schedule is up and I can't wait to live vicariously through someone who's way better at Celeste than I am. There's a huge list of games, but at a glance, I know I'll also want to make time to catch the 3v3 b...

 
 
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AGDQ runner defeats two Punch-Out!! titles simultaneously

There were many amazing runs on last week's Awesome Games Done Quick charity event, including a wild dash through Resident Evil 7 and the always-impressive Super Monkey Ball run. But for many, the highlight was Zallard1's dual-ruining of Ni...

 
 
 
 
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Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 starts today

Speedrunners unite! Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) has returned, once again, to hurtle through a selection of classic and contemporary video games in the name of charity.The next seven days will see speedrunners from across the globe gathe...

 
 
 
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Harvey Relief Done Quick weekend begins now

Games Done Quick is doing a short weekend marathon of speed-runnning in typical GDQ fashion to raise money for those affected by the devastating Hurricane Harvey that hit Texas this week.  Harvey Relief Done Quick is kicking off w...

 
 
 
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See which games made the cut for Summer Games Done Quick 2017

[Update: Heck yeah, Breath of the Wild is listed for SGDQ 2017 as a bonus game.] Speedrun marathon Summer Games Done Quick has shared its game schedule for this year's event. That's not something I'd normally be super into seeing this far i...

 
 
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Mighty No. 9 is only tolerable in a single, speedy burst

It’s no surprise that Mighty No. 9, a game full of explosions that look like pizza, is awful. After numerous delays, terrible marketing, and a woefully underwhelming final release, the 2D platformer has become something of the gaming ...

 
 
 
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Awesome Games Done Quick's 2017 schedule has me excited again

Just under three months to go until you have to put your backlogs on hold for a week to watch a cavalcade of insane and informative speed-runs. The next event will be held from January 8 through January 15, and with the schedule now finaliz...

 
 
 
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Speedrun marathon Summer Games Done Quick starts this weekend

Oh, heck yes! Not only is it a holiday weekend, but Summer Games Done Quick starts this Sunday. Be sure to get your fun in the sun out of the way so you can watch some of this 160-hour speedrunning-for-charity live stream. It has become one...

 
 
 
 
 
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Sure, I'll watch another Spelunky speedrun

Spelunky has become one of the more popular speedrunning titles recently, and for good reason. This week AGDQ took it on as a part of their festivities, and this particular "all shortcuts + Olmec relay" run by BumCommando is definitel...

 
 




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