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Awesome Games Done Quick raises over $2.6m for Prevent Cancer Foundation

New world records broken.

This year's Awesome Games Done Quick speedrunning event raised over $2.6m for Prevent Cancer Foundation.

Games Done Quick hosts regular speedrunning events throughout the year for charity, with Awesome Games Done Quick 2023 wrapping up its week-long 24-hour speedrunning marathon at the weekend.

A number of world records were broken this time, including 2022 releases PowerWash Simulator and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge.

Cover image for YouTube videoPowerWash Simulator Launch Trailer
PowerWash Simulator Launch Trailer

The former record saw six players complete an all vehicles, no soap run in just over 33 minutes (33:31.7).

As Liv wrote, the game has a thriving speedrunning scene.

Other records included an Any% with bank run of Super Mario Galaxy 2 by Jhay at 2:54:51.33, and an Any% nine exits run of Steven Seagal Is: The Final Option (Prototype): by Crak Atak at 21:44.6.

Games Done Quick has now raised over $43m for charities around the world since 2010.

The next event will be its annual Frost Fatales all-women winter speedrun event from 26th February - 4th March on Twitch. That will be followed by Summer Games Done Quick 2023 from 28th May - 4th June.

"Thank you to everyone who made this marathon possible, and to all of you for your amazing generosity and support," said the organisation in a tweet.