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My 5 favorite SGDQ 2021 speedruns to stave off the post-GDQ blues

My 5 favorite SGDQ 2021 speedruns to stave off the post-GDQ blues

Summer Games Done Quick 2021 wrapped up over the weekend, and while it's always a bit of a bummer to see these GDQ marathons come to an end, it gives all of us a chance to catch up on any runs we may have missed while the event was live. With more than 150 speedruns performed during SGDQ 2021, it can be difficult to know where to start, so here I've listed five fantastic speedruns from SGDQ 2021 that are sure to entertain.

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SGDQ 2021 hits a donation milestone: How to watch the biggest runs

SGDQ 2021 hits a donation milestone: How to watch the biggest runs

Summer Games Done Quick 2021 wrapped up this weekend after a week full of speedruns performed by gamers from all over the world. As always, SGDQ 2021 raised money for Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders, which is a sorely needed organization in the midst of a global pandemic. While SGDQ 2021 didn't quite break donation records, it did end up with a solid donation total even though the entire marathon took place online.

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Pokemon GO Fest 2021 Ultra Unlock: Time, Space, and more

Pokemon GO Fest 2021 Ultra Unlock: Time, Space, and more

This week the folks at Niantic released new information on Pokemon GO Fest 2021, including the Ultra Unlock. This system of unlocking bonuses will take place in what the company calls the "Global Challenge Arena", and only for "ticket holders" as such. It'll happen with a new collaborative challenge each hour during the event - if trainers complete each challenge, they'll get a bonus for the remainder of said hour.

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The International 10 Dota 2 championships 2021: $40M prize pool in Romania’s largest stadium

The International 10 Dota 2 championships 2021: $40M prize pool in Romania’s largest stadium

Today Valve revealed the latest in one of the most important gaming events of the year: The International 10 - Dota 2 Championships 2021. This event will take place in the year 2021 in Bucharest, Romania, in the country's largest stadium. In Arena Nationala, the battle for the Aegis of Champions will roll on October 7 through the 10th, followed by a Main Stage play event on October 12, and an October 17 final battle.

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Apple Camp returns, bringing kids back to Apple Store events

Apple Camp returns, bringing kids back to Apple Store events

Apple announced the return of kid-focused education sessions this summer with Apple Camp 2021. After a bit of an extended hiatus, Apple Camp reappeared this week with aims to bring children ages 8 to 12 to Apple Stores "for a safe and fun-filled adventure." The first of these sessions focuses on the Clips app on iPad, where kids will be shown how to "make movie magic with short videos" using the app.

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Pokemon company gets weird with it for Bidoof Day 2021

Pokemon company gets weird with it for Bidoof Day 2021

Today is a Pokemon Company-invented special holiday called Bidoof Day. This is the first year where The Pokemon Company has suggested that it is a holiday, and it won't likely be the last. Given the seemingly-endless array of Pokemon that now exist in the Pokemon universe here in 2021, one could ask: Will The Pokemon Company assign a Pokemon to every single day of the year, starting on July 1 with Bidoof?

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Here’s how to watch the Summer Game Fest Kickoff Live event today

Here’s how to watch the Summer Game Fest Kickoff Live event today

E3 2021 will get into full swing this weekend, but before that happens, we have Summer Game Fest's Kickoff Live event to look forward to later today. In a lot of ways, Kickoff Live serves as not only as the kickoff event for Summer Game Fest, but also E3 2021. The show promises some big reveals and even a few musical performances, so it's probably worth checking out the livestream when the event goes live later today.

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E3 2021 schedule live stream start times: Bethesda, Capcom, Nintendo

E3 2021 schedule live stream start times: Bethesda, Capcom, Nintendo

After taking 2020 off because of the COVID-19 pandemic, E3 is returning this year. While Sony and Microsoft don't have any big consoles to detail this time around - Sony, for its part, is sitting E3 2021 out entirely - it should still be a big show as we move deeper into the new console generation. Today, E3's organizers announced the full broadcast schedule for E3 2021, and it looks like it's going to be a pretty packed show.

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Ubisoft teases Rainbow Six, Far Cry, and other big reveals for E3 2021

Ubisoft teases Rainbow Six, Far Cry, and other big reveals for E3 2021

It seems that Square Enix isn't alone in announcing its plans for E3 2021 today, as Ubisoft has also revealed what it's doing for the show. Unsurprisingly, Ubisoft will be hosting an Ubisoft Forward livestream for E3 2021, and today, the company detailed not only when the livestream will be taking place, but also what games will be on display.

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Devolver Digital confirms E3 2021 showcase

Devolver Digital confirms E3 2021 showcase

Like many other gaming companies, Devolver Digital has confirmed its E3 2021 plans. The company today confirmed which day its E3 showcase will go live, and if it's anything like the Devolver Digital shows of the past, then this one will definitely be worth tuning into. Unfortunately for us, Devolver hasn't divulged which games will be on the docket for its E3 2021 presentation.

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Amazon Prime Day 2021 dates and one important tip

Amazon Prime Day 2021 dates and one important tip

Here in June of 2021, Amazon Prime Day will take place near the end of the month, jam packed full of products. Like other Amazon Prime Day events, this newest Amazon Prime Day 2021 will contain a whole bunch of products with prices slightly lower than they would otherwise be. As with other Amazon Prime Day events, it's important to keep track of the standard prices of products NOW, before the event, so you're able to see if the "sale" prices are actually worth the effort.

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Pokemon GO event features Snorlax and Mega Slowbro

Pokemon GO event features Snorlax and Mega Slowbro

There's a new event coming to Pokemon GO on Tuesday, the 8th of June, 2021, with some BIG monsters. This event will feature a potentially SHINY Snorlax, a newly released Mega Slowbro, and a bunch of other odd "SLOW" Pokemon. This event is called "A Very Slow Discovery" and it's about to get wacky.

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