Reside speedrunning marathon raises $1.2 million for charity
Video games Finished Fast presents precisely what its identify guarantees: a marathon of video video games performed shortly — that is referred to as “speedrunning” — in entrance of a stay viewers and streamed on-line. The good half is that the group does all of this twice a yr for charity. The winter occasion is known as Superior Video games Finished Fast and it simply wrapped up with a whopping $1.2 million raised for the Forestall Most cancers Basis (which additionally provides what its identify guarantees).
Superior Video games Completed Fast ran from January third to tenth and included speedruns of all the things from Splatoon to Bloodborne. Donations averaged $forty, although the most important one was $18,255. See the complete record of video games conquered on this yr’s winter occasion, alongside the related donations, proper right here. Final yr’s Superior Video games Executed Fast generated $1.6 million for the Forestall Most cancers Basis.
The 2016 version of Summer time Video games Achieved Fast can be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from July third to ninth.
— Video games Completed Fast (@GamesDoneQuick) January eleven, 2016