Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) displays non-stop gaming speedruns for a week’s time and is a true delight for gaming enthusiasts – both for pros and amateurs. What is best about AGDQ is that everything is done to raise money for charity.
AGDQ gathers some of the fastest gamers who show off their amazing skills regarding speed, tricks or strategy. Maybe you want to enjoy a neatly done speedrun or analyze the performances and pick up some special tricks or moves you can try yourself – it is worth watching anyway.
The events will display speedruns for an entire week, from January 8th to January 15th. The opening run is from Ape Escape 2 and the event is bound to be closed by Undertale’s True Pacifist run. AGDQ encourages the gamers to perform tricks, show off special glitches and add runs to the schedules with donation incentives. The money will be donated to the Prevent Cancer Foundation.
AGDQ is an exclusive show not only for the amazing gaming displays or for its charity purpose. It is worth watching also for the amazing speeches of the commentators that give an extremely detailed account of the runs. The combination of watching the game and listening to the background commentator provides a better insight into the game mechanics and a better understanding of it. Amateur gamers, this is your chance.
An innumerable amount of games is going to be shown in this year’s gathering. Some of the games played on Sunday include The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Borderlands 2, Psychonauts, Shovel Knight, Mega Man, Super Mario Kart, Quake, Devil May Cry, Metal Gear Solid 2, and Resident Evil Zero Remastered.
The crowd-favorite game that is going to shake the audiences on Saturday is Super Metroid. Four of the greatest players around are competing for the donation incentive #SaveTheAnimals (they have to save the animals at the end). Last year’s show provided an exclusive show where three of the best players were gradually eliminated and the underdog Behemoth87 (who we will see again this year) ended the game in full glory.
Awesome Games Done Quick is not the usual gaming event. The combination of skillful players competing to raise money for charity should be a powerful enough reason to convince viewers that the event is worth watching. Do not miss this year’s runs as they promise to blow your minds.
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