Awesome Games Done Quick 2023 raises more than $2.6 million for charity
Speedrunning event Awesome Games Done Quick 2023 has come to a close with more than $2.6 million raised for the Prevent Cancer Foundation.
The event opened with an Any% run of Splatoon 3 on January 8th and came to a close on January 15th with an Any% Warpless run of Super Mario Bros. 3. Other games that were run during the show include Final Fantasy XIV, Dark Souls II, Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater, Final Fantasy VII, and many more.
Awesome Games Done Quick 2023 also featured world record-breaking runs for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge, Super Mario Galaxy 2, Powerwash Simulator, and Steven Segal Is: The Final Option (Prototype).
Videos of all this year’s runs are being uploaded to the Games Done Quick YouTube channel.
Next up for Games Done Quick is the all-women speedrunning event Frost Fatales from February 26th through March 4th. Following this will be Summer Games Done Quick from May 28th until June 4th.
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