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If you like Nintendo games, and you just so happen to be interested in speedrunning, then this year's Awesome Games Done Quick event could well be for you.

Every year since 2010, January has played host to this live-streamed event on Twitch. The show is a video game speedrun charity marathon where speedrunners take it in turns to demonstrate their ridiculously talented ways, beating games in the quickest times possible. The purpose of the event is to raise money for certain charities (this year will once again be funding for the Prevent Cancer Foundation), with viewers being encouraged to donate to the cause should they have the means to do so as events unfold.

Last year's stream generated an amazing $2,295,191 for the charity, breaking its own record which had been set the year before. This year's stream is taking place from 6th - 13th January and a full games schedule has now been shared. You can view the full schedule here to see specific times for your area; we've included just a handful of the Nintendo-based highlights for you below.

Monday

Super Ghouls 'N Ghosts - SNES / Castlevania II: Simon's Quest - NES / Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze - Switch

Tuesday

Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion - Switch / Sonic Rush - DS

Wednesday

Mario Kart 64 - N64 / Super Mario Bros. 3 - NES / The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess - GameCube

Thursday

Mega Man 10 - Wii / Metal Gear - NES

Friday

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD - Wii U / Metroid Fusion - GBA / Pokémon Gold - GBC

Saturday

Super Mario Sunshine - GameCube / Luigi's Mansion - GameCube / The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past - SNES

Sunday

Super Mario Odyssey - Switch / Super Metroid - SNES


As noted above, you can find each game's specific time for your area by visiting the schedule link above. You can view the live-stream here.

Will you be tuning in to this year's show? Which games are you looking forward to seeing be beaten at mind-boggling speeds? Let us know with a comment below.

[via gamesdonequick.com]