Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ), the annual week-long speedrunning marathon for charity, kicks off on Sunday, and if this 12 months’s schedule is something to go by, the occasion guarantees to be one other thrilling occasion of jaw-dropping gaming.
The lineup for this 12 months has an incredible mixture of previous and new video games that gamers will strive to beat as quick as they presumably can. I’m personally excited to see Chicory: A Colorful Tale beat in 35 minutes, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart completed in simply over an hour and a half, and the unique Halo completed in an hour and 17 minutes on Legendary. Some of the races appear to be they may very well be nice to watch, too, like the 26-minute three-way Diddy Kong Racing race. (Will they beat Wizpig? Tune in to discover out.) And one in every of the last runs may very well be one in every of the occasion’s greatest: the hard-as-nails Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice shall be accomplished blindfolded.
AGDQ 2022, which is online-only this 12 months, kicks off on January ninth at 12PM ET, the place will probably be streamed reside on Twitch. It’s scheduled to finish simply after midnight ET on January sixteenth. Donations will profit the Prevent Cancer Foundation; final 12 months, the occasion raised greater than $2.7 million.