The Most HYPE Moments From Awesome Games Done Quick 2021

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Jun 20, 2012
Another frenzied week of button-mashing has come and gone, and when the dust settled, Awesome Games Done Quick 2021 had managed to raise over 2.7 million dollars for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. And in the meantime, they busted records, performed incredible feats and gave us memorable moments like these:

By this point, Celeste has been speedrun at GDQ many times….but it’s never been played with someone’s feet. PeekingBoo used his home dance pad to race through the newly added C-Side lavels, which are the toughest levels in the entire game. Half of them were breezed through in one try. Again, it was controlled entirely with his feet. We still don’t know how he did it.

This was the year GDQ dared to speedrun Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon. If you’ve somehow missed the decade’s worth of memes relating to this game, it’s a side-view Zelda title made by electronics company Philips instead of Nintendo. Through a legal quirk they were given the chance no other company...

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