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The Awesome Games Done Quick marathon, where speedrunners solicit donations for charity while blazing through video games as fast as they can (only pausing to get engaged) has concluded. This year, the event has raised more than $1 million for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, with donations still bei...

January 11th 2015 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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They met on Twitch, so getting engaged on Twitch is wonderfully romantic. While blasting through a cutscene in the Nintendo 64 game Mischief Makers, Awesome Games Done Quick speedrunner Jackafur took a moment to thank his friends for their support over the years, and then he turned his attentio...

January 8th 2015 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Awesome Games Done Quick, a charity marathon of video game speedruns that donates money raised to the Prevent Cancer nonprofit group, concluded its weeklong streaming session yesterday on what you might call "a high note:" a $100,000 surge during the group's final game pushed the donated total to m...

January 12th 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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You could probably trip your way into watching speedruns on the Internet at this point, but finding a week-long marathon of them in the name of charity? That's not an everyday thing! Awesome Games Done Quick has begun its crazy, fourth-annual set full of speedruns, which will take place from now u...

January 5th 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Awesome Games Done Quick 2013 is the third annual marathon gaming event in which players attempt to complete games as quickly as possible for days on end. The marathon runs through Saturday, January 12 and is raising donations for the Prevent Cancer Foundation.The week-long event is being hosted by...

January 6th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments