Gamers have raised over 2 million dollars for the fight against cancer

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Gamers have raised over 2 million dollars for the fight against cancer

Video games have become mass entertainment, which with great pleasure watching millions of people worldwide. But if you still think video games are "useless" for kids, then maybe the next news would convince you: during the annual marathon at the speed the passage of video game Awesome Games Done Quick simple gamers were able to collect for charity, more than 2 million U.S. dollars.

Awesome Games Done Quick has been held for the first time in 2018, it was decided to use the raised funds to fight cancer. A huge sum of 2.2 million dollars managed to collect thanks to the donations of players from around the world. In the promotional period, spend a lot of streams in a rapid and sometimes irregular passage of a classic video game and modern projects. For example, for the rapid passage of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has raised over 250 thousand dollars. One of the interesting moments also worth noting is the destruction of all the bosses of Dark Souls in 90 minutes and high-speed passage with a blindfold on the level of a flying motorcycle from Battle Toads. During the campaign, accounts were opened round the clock and anyone could translate any amount it deems appropriate.

The Organizers are still surprised by such a big hype around your event and declare that not a penny of the collected money will not be lost, and they will all be transferred to the account of the organization Prevent Cancer Foundation, which treats and supports the development of new methods for therapy of cancer.

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