Video game speedrun event AGDQ 2022 begins Sunday

The charity marathon Awesome Games Done Quick returns Sunday, using a complete week of computer game speedruns. When once again, this year’s contributions will go to the Prevent Cancer Structure. Games Done Quick normally stages 2 occasions each year, both of them raising millions for charity: In 2015’s Summertimes Games Done Quick raised $2.8 million for Physicians Without Borders.

If you’re unknown with Awesome Games Done Quick, it’s simple to discuss: Extremely proficient computer game gamers will play through their preferred video games really quickly, often utilizing problems or exploits to move through the worlds quicker than what’s normally possible. The schedule runs continuously for a complete 7 days, so there are a lots of computer game to enjoy, consisting of a lot of brand-new titles, like Chicory: A Colorful Tale, Death’s Door, and Kena: Bridge of Spirits.

Obviously, speedrunners at the occasion will include a lot of traditional titles, too — Halo: Battle Evolved, EarthBound, and Diddy Kong Racing. The schedule begins with a pre-show at 11:30 a.m. EST on Jan. 9 and runs till midnight Jan. 16. For more, have a look at the Awesome Games Done Quick site.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.