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Watching Other People Play Bullet-Hell Shooters Is Hellish

Watching Other People Play Bullet-Hell Shooters Is Hellish

Normally I find watching the runs during Games Done Quick marathons relaxing. There was nothing relaxing about Gusto’s Wednesday playthrough of bullet-hell shooter Mushihimesama Futari on ultra
BioShock Speedrunner Fakes Catastrophic Crash During AGDQ Run

BioShock Speedrunner Fakes Catastrophic Crash During AGDQ Run

BioShock is an especially harrowing game to watch people speedrun, largely because of all the small things that can go wrong. Unpredictable framerate and physics glitches can send otherwise flawless
How To Watch Awesome Games Done Quick 2020

How To Watch Awesome Games Done Quick 2020

Awesome Games Done Quick is back for its 11th year and just in time for anyone who needs a little pick-me-up after the holidays or a timely distraction from everything else going on in the world. Read
Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 Celebrates 10th Anniversary This Weekend

Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 Celebrates 10th Anniversary This Weekend

You have a lot of choices when it comes to streaming content, but two weeks a year, Games Done Quick puts on a 24/7 must-watch week of entertainment. And with a new year comes a new marathon of video
This Speedrunner’s Name Is 'Tomatoanus.' Why? Good Question.

This Speedrunner’s Name Is 'Tomatoanus.' Why? Good Question.

Nobody should let teenagers pick online usernames.
Fallout Speedrunner 'Tomatoanus' Changes Name For Upcoming Event

Fallout Speedrunner 'Tomatoanus' Changes Name For Upcoming Event

Tomatoanus, one of the best Fallout speedrunners on the planet, will be playing at January’s Awesome Games Done Quick under a different name after reaching an agreement with organizers. Read more...
Broadcasting video games is raising millions for charities

Broadcasting video games is raising millions for charities

How beating games quickly is raising millions for charities.
The Best Speedruns From AGDQ 2019

The Best Speedruns From AGDQ 2019

Awesome Games Done Quick 2019 finished this weekend, raising $2.3 million dollars for charity. There were countless speedruns but if you missed the marathon, here are some of the best ones. Whether
Awesome Games Done Quick 2019 Raised $2.39 Million for Prevent Cancer

Awesome Games Done Quick 2019 Raised $2.39 Million for Prevent Cancer

Charity fundraising organization Games Done Quick raised over $2 million dollars for the Prevent Cancer Foundation in an event that concluded on Sunday, according to a press release. Games Done Quick
Awesome Games Done Quick Ends with $2.3 Million Raised For Charity

Awesome Games Done Quick Ends with $2.3 Million Raised For Charity

On Friday, the charity speedrunning stream hit one million dollars for US charity Prevent Cancer Foundation. Late on Saturday night, it hit two million dollars, and the crowd went wild.Read more...
Luigi's Mansion Speedrun Makes Me Excited For Luigi's Mansion 3

Luigi's Mansion Speedrun Makes Me Excited For Luigi's Mansion 3

I owned Luigi’s Mansion on GameCube when I was slightly smaller than I am now. My younger brother and I would try to get through its spooky, ghost-filled levels together, sharing tips and wasting our
Heartbreaking Divinity: Original Sin 2 Speedrun Highlights How Luck Is A Speedrunner's Nemesis

Heartbreaking Divinity: Original Sin 2 Speedrun Highlights How Luck Is A Speedrunner's Nemesis

Awesome Games Done Quick is the speedrunning equivalent of the Olympics, only more frequent and featuring way more pizza. But what happens when a speedrunner has the equivalent of a loose
AGDQ's 'Sonic Block' Embodies The Hedgehog's Speed And Attitude

AGDQ's 'Sonic Block' Embodies The Hedgehog's Speed And Attitude

Awesome Games Done Quick continues to blast along with several great speedruns, some of the best of which have involved a certain blue hedgehog. The “Sonic Block” featured numerous Sonic games and a
Here's Where, When, And How To Watch Awesome Games Done Quick 2019

Here's Where, When, And How To Watch Awesome Games Done Quick 2019

Can it really be that time again? Awesome Games Done Quick is upon us once more, showcasing the very best and very fastest of speedrunners in a week-long marathon of Personal Bests and ridiculous
Here's Where, When, And How To Watch Awesome Games Done Quick 2019

Here's Where, When, And How To Watch Awesome Games Done Quick 2019

Can it really be that time again? Awesome Games Done Quick is upon us once more, showcasing the very best and very fastest of speedrunners in a week-long marathon of Personal Bests and ridiculous
Here's Where, When, And How To Watch Awesome Games Done Quick 2019

Here's Where, When, And How To Watch Awesome Games Done Quick 2019

Can it really be that time again? Awesome Games Done Quick is upon us once more, showcasing the very best and very fastest of speedrunners in a week-long marathon of Personal Bests and ridiculous
My Week With The Fastest Gamers On Earth

My Week With The Fastest Gamers On Earth

Eight years ago, Games Done Quick started as a handful of sleep-deprived speedrunners unexpectedly crammed into owner Mike Uyama’s mom’s basement. Networking issues had forced them to abandon their
Speedrunner Says He's Banned From All GDQ Events After Sharing His Medical Marijuana

Speedrunner Says He's Banned From All GDQ Events After Sharing His Medical Marijuana

A prominent speedrunner says he’s been banned from participating in all future events hosted by the charity organization Games Done Quick after he gave marijuana to a friend at the most recent
Awesome Games Done Quick Raises Over $2.2 Million For Charity For The Second Year In A Row

Awesome Games Done Quick Raises Over $2.2 Million For Charity For The Second Year In A Row

Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) is a week long slumber party where some people beat all kinds of video games super fast while thousands more watch. Now in its ninth year, the marathon wrapped up early
You Have To Watch This Nail Biting Resident Evil 7 Speedrun

You Have To Watch This Nail Biting Resident Evil 7 Speedrun

Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 boasts dozens of speedruns where runners make difficult games look like a cakewalk. CarcinogenSDA’s Resident Evil 7 speedrun turns the game’s toughest challenge into a