Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 Final Tally Crosses $3 Million

Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 Final Tally Crosses $3 Million”

As it normally does, Games Done Quick revealed the dates for SGDQ 2020 at the end of the event, though it took things one step further by revealing the dates for AGDQ 2021 as well.

Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 raised over $3 million for the Prevent Cancer Foundation during the week-long speedrunning marathon. Not only Games Done Quick has set milestones towards a good cause, but they also kept the train running for ten years strong. The speedrunning community is enormous and continues to get bigger as Games Done Quick remains to break records with every event. Recently the company has presented a precedent by collecting a whopping $3.13 for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, which is $700,000 more than the previous year's collection. In that spirit, the events broke their respective records back in 2019 as AGDQ raked in $2.4 million while SGDQ of the same year breezed past that by breaching the $3 million barrier for the first time.

The marathon held 141 runs of various games such as Untitled Goose Game, The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword, Animorphs, several Sonic games, and all the main Fallout games.

More news: Ex-Pope Benedict undercuts Francis on priests and celibacy

During the final speedrun of the event, while the casters were busy trying to survive Super Metroid Impossible, the Twitch chat continued to push the total higher. A few events have dipped here and there, but it continues to trend upward. Summer Games Done Quick 2020 will be starting June 21 to 28 in Bloomington, Minnesota. For more on that, you can check out Games Done Quick on YouTube and the Games Done Quick website.

What did you think of this year's Games Done Quick show?

Like this



14 January 2020
Star Trek: Picard Already Renewed for a Second Season
Season one of Star Trek: Picard premieres on CBS All Access in the USA on Thursday, Jan. 23. Star Trek: Picard has been generating a lot of buzz since its initial announcement.

14 January 2020
Donald Trump, Melania Trump cheered at National Championship game
As LSU released its most recent hype video earlier today, fans were pumped to hear that it was narrated by Johnson. LSU fell behind 17-7 but rallied to take a 28-17 halftime lead.

14 January 2020
Nets' Irving likely to return Sunday
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN , Irving is likely to return when the Brooklyn Nets take on the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday. The Nets went 13-13 in Irving's absence.

14 January 2020
Once Again, No Women Were Nominated for Best Director at the Oscars
For Best Director, Martin Scorsese , Todd Phillips , Sam Mendes , Quentin Tarantino , and Bong Joon-ho received nominations. Had she been nominated, Gerwig would have been the first woman in history to be nominated for best director twice.

14 January 2020
How this sexy tortoise saved his species
According to the GTRI , in the mid-1800s the tortoises served as food for buccaneers and whalers and were also hunted for oil. A Giant fish is declared extinct - how do scientists conclude that? However, he's not the most successful tortoise.

14 January 2020
Maple Leafs sign defenceman Martin Marincin to one-year extension
The Leafs said Rielly, who underwent a CT scan Monday afternoon, would be placed on injured reserve and reassessed in early March. The Leafs have been without Muzzin - another top-4 defenceman - since he broke his foot on December 27.

14 January 2020
National Championship 2020, LSU vs. Clemson
In doing so, LSU actually received the 2020 College Football Playoff patch that is reserved for the team wearing a colored jersey. Two teams that call their football stadiums "Death Valley" and want to see their names immortalized forever with a victory.

14 January 2020
Burna Boy Nominated For International Male Artist At Brits Award
Ariana Grande , Billie Eilish , Camila Cabello , Lana Del Rey and Lizzo are in the running for best global female solo artist. He was nominated alongside top Americans talents, Bruce Springsteen , Dermot Kennedy, Tyler The Creator and Post Malone .

14 January 2020
IL slides past Rutgers to equal victory total of last season
At halftime, IL was shooting 19.4 percent from the field, was 0-7 from beyond the arc, had six turnovers, and trailed 21-18. Paul Mulcahy led the Scarlet Knights in assists in the game with 5, while playing a total of 31 minutes against Penn State.

14 January 2020
Oscars 2020: Nominations announcement under way
Following the results of this year's selection, the United Kingdom academy announced it would be reviewing its voting process. A look at some of the historic achievements and trivial tidbits from Monday's nominations for the 92nd Academy Awards.