Awesome Games Done Quick starts this weekend

The week-long speedrunapalooza titled Awesome Games Done Quick kicks off this weekend, with the opening day featuring high-speed blasts from games like Deathloop, Death’s Door, Dead Space, and Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest. (That’s a lot of D, right?)

Games Done Quick, for those unfamiliar, is a celebration of speedruns – the art of getting through a video game as fast as possible. Any game will do — this year’s AGDQ includes The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, Stardew Valley, I Am Bread, and Sailor Moon R, giving you an idea of ​​the breadth of games — and run There can be various rules and restrictions, such as specific achievement requirements or the ability to use glitches. But the bottom line is the same: get from point A to point B as quickly as possible.