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  AWESOME GAMES DONE QUICK 2019 CLOSES WITH $2.39 MILLION RAISED FOR PREVENT CANCER FOUNDATION
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01/13/2019
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Rockville, MD (January 13, 2019) – Today, Awesome Games Done Quick (AGDQ) 2019 concluded its week-long 24-hour speedrunning marathon, raising a total of $2.39 million raised for Prevent Cancer Foundation. More than 2,200 people attended AGDQ 2019 in Rockville, MD, and the event was also broadcast on Twitch, with 221,000 peak concurrent viewers.

 

AGDQ 2019 Finale Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o083ySYoekM

 

An archive of AGDQ 2019 can be found on the official Games Done Quick YouTube channel:

https://www.youtube.com/user/gamesdonequick/videos

 

Since 2010, Games Done Quick has raised more than $19 million for charities around the world, including Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières, Organization for Autism Research, and CARE.

 

The next GDQ event will be Summer Games Done Quick 2019 taking place June 23-30 in Bloomington, MN.

 

Awesome Games Done Quick 2020 will take place in Orlando, FL, dates to be announced.

 

For more information about Games Done Quick, please visit https://gamesdonequick.com.