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Awesome Games Done Quick 2022 Online Begins This Weekend

Annual video game charity event kicks off week-long marathon of top-level speedruns and gameplay showcases on January 9
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

January 6, 2022 -- Games Done Quick, a grassroots organization best known for hosting the world’s premier charity speedrunning events, is excited to start 2022 with Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) Online this weekend. The annual event highlights a wonderful lineup of speedruns, gameplay showcases, and competitions, all streamed live on the official Games Done Quick Twitch channel.

Speedrunners will share their skills at a variety of games from recent critically acclaimed titles like Psychonauts 2 and Kena: Bridge of Spirits to classics including Diddy Kong Racing and Half-Life 2. The event runs from January 9-16, and a full schedule for every run can be found at

Though every AGDQ 2022 Online run is bound to impress fans, highlights of the event will include a 55-minute run of Fallout New Vegas by BananaPegasus; a blindfolded run of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice by Mitchriz; and a glitched run of Stardew Valley from Olenoname.

AGDQ 2022 Online will be held this year in support of the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Donations can be made directly to the charity during the event via the viewing page available at One hundred percent of all AGDQ 2022 Online donations go directly to the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Last year's AGDQ raised more than $2.7 million.

Since 2010, Games Done Quick has partnered with some of the world’s most impactful charities, including AbleGamers, Organization for Autism Research, and Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières, all while bringing people together to cheer on the best speedrunners and gamers in the world. To date, Games Done Quick events have raised more than $34 million in total for charity.

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