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Games Done Quick’s annual speedrunning event Awesome Games Done Quick has raised almost $2.4 million for charity.

The event ran from January 6th to January 13th and raised a grand total of $2,394,668 for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, a charity dedicated to the prevention and early detection of cancer.

During the week-long event, more than 100 games were run, including Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Final Fantasy IX, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, NieR: Automata, Resident Evil, Halo: Reach, Octopath Traveler, and many more. VODs of each run can be found over on the Games Done Quick website.

Games Done Quick’s next speedrunning marathon, Summer Games Done Quick, will take place in Bloomington, Minnesota from June 23rd-30th.

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Awesome Games Done Quick 2019 raises more than $2 million for charity

Annual speedrunning event Awesome Games Done Quick has raised an impressive amount of money for charity.

By Matthew Bennett | 01/14/2019 05:42 AM PT

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Games Done Quick’s annual speedrunning event Awesome Games Done Quick has raised almost $2.4 million for charity.

The event ran from January 6th to January 13th and raised a grand total of $2,394,668 for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, a charity dedicated to the prevention and early detection of cancer.

During the week-long event, more than 100 games were run, including Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, Final Fantasy IX, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, NieR: Automata, Resident Evil, Halo: Reach, Octopath Traveler, and many more. VODs of each run can be found over on the Games Done Quick website.

Games Done Quick’s next speedrunning marathon, Summer Games Done Quick, will take place in Bloomington, Minnesota from June 23rd-30th.

Read More


About Matthew Bennett

view all posts

Matt is one of the longest-serving members of the EGMNOW team. An ability to go many hours without sleep and a quick wit make him ideal for his role as associate editor at EGMNOW.com. He often thinks back to the days when the very idea of this career seemed like nothing but an impossible dream. Find him on Twitter @mattyjb89