Summer Games Done Quick 2017 Kicks Off; Check Out the Ongoing Livestreams Here

The annual Summer Games Done Quick has returned for its 2017 installment, with ongoing livestreams scheduled to run throughout the week.

on July 3, 2017 7:14 AM

With summer officially under way, that only means one thing – summer marathons and speedruns of some classic and recent titles, thanks to the folks at Summer Games Done Quick.

The annual Summer Games Done Quick is officially under way for summer 2017, with the event being an annual tradition in the games community led by the Speed Demos Archive that features dozens of the world’s best speedrunners getting together for a good cause.

This year’s event is being run in support of Doctors Without Borders and has (so far) collected over $50,000 in donations, while the event last year broke over $1.3 million total in contributions from viewers.

Several speedruns have already been underway since the event’s kickoff including runs through NieR: AutomataHalo: Combat Evolved, Halo: Combat Evolved, Luigi’s Mansion, and more. Upcoming games for the rest of the event include Chrono TriggerCastlevania: Rondo of Blood, and many, may more.

Summer Games Done Quick 2017 is currently under way now through Sunday, July 9th, 2017 – to check out the ongoing livestreams from the event, just look on below for the embed of the stream. For more information on the complete schedule and what speedruns are coming up, you can head over to the SGDQ official website.

Watch live video from GamesDoneQuick on www.twitch.tv

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Ryan is the Features Editor at DualShockers, with over five years' experience in the world of video games culture and writing. He holds a BA in English & Cinema from Binghamton University, and lives in New York City.