The Summer Games, a fast running charity marathon that returned with an in-person event for the first time in a few years, were held from June 26 to July 3 in Bloomington, Minnesota. And at the end of the week, once all the competitions were completed, the event raised a whopping $3 million for charity.
The final result was $3,021,310.49All will be donated to MSF/MSF. When you add that to the $3.4 million that Awesome Games Done Quick raised earlier this year, which went to the Prevent Cancer Foundation, it’s a Many It’s money people break off to see contestants do some pretty cool things with video games.
SGDQ 2022 was the first in-person event for GDQ since the pandemic began in early 2020, so it was great to see a live mobilization to support/respond to all of the action taking place. If you didn’t catch any of the events yourself, here are some of the highlights. We’ll start with this Incredible Ocarina of time Running, which beats the game fast, sure, but does it too Much more:
And here a Pokemon Emerald A run that includes four-player co-op, along with a randomizer means that every time their Pokémon level up, it will randomly transform into a different Pokémon. The result was utter chaos:
This is the Super Mario Sunshine Run it up and down and then go up again before it ends:
Finally, here’s a file Yakuza: Like a dragon Run to finish the entire game in less time than it took you to complete two tougher battles:
If you want to see more rounds, or choose one from a game you’re particularly interested in, the organizers They have recordings of each on their YouTube page.
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