Category: Status Update

Closing of Awesome Games Done Quick 2018

Awesome Games Done Quick 2018 has wrapped up with a final donation total of $2,269,209.96 (for now). It was such an exciting event and we could not be more honored to be working with GDQ and the Prevent Cancer Foundation. It was wonderful to see those in the speedrunning community and others in person again and to be a part of something so much bigger than us. Thank you to everyone who was at the event: staff, runners, attendees, etc., but especially to everyone who donated to make this event such a success.

See you ate Summer Games Done Quick 2018 in Minneapolis!


Awesome Games Done Quick 2018

World 9 Gaming is excited to again be a part of Awesome Games Done Quick for 2018! We will be in Herndon, VA to provide runners and attendees video game equipment. The stream link will be on our site soon so stay tuned! The event will begin Sunday January 7nd at 12:00 pm CST with a pre-show stream starting at 11:30 am. We hope everyone enjoyes the awesome line-up (we are SUPER excieted for the NES block) and thank anyone in advance for donating to the great cause Prevent Cancer Foundation. You can also stream the event live on the GamesDoneQuick Twitch TV channel. Enjoy the event!


Summer Games Done Quick 2017

It’s that time of year again! World 9 Gaming is honored to be a part of Summer Games Done Quick 2017 and will be returning to Minneapolis, MN to provide gaming equipment such as consoles, controllers, TVs, and games to runners and attendees of the event. We will be linking a stream of the event on our site so stay tuned! The event will begin Sunday July 2nd at 12:00 pm CST with a pre-show stream starting at 11:30 am. We look forward to all the runs that will be streamed live and thank anyone in advance for donating to the great cause Doctors Without Borders. You can also stream the event live on the GamesDoneQuick Twitch TV channel. Enjoy the event!


Anime Central 2017

World 9 Gaming will once again be bring you the video game room at Anime Central 2017! We have partnered with Tokyo Attack, Sincerely Chris Arcade, and WeDoCa to bring you awesome console and arcade machines to enjoy. Working with the Anime Central staff we are bringing you ACEN’s biggest video game room yet! Stay tuned for further details.


Anime Milwaukee 2017

Hey Everyone, it’s once again time for Wisconsin’s largest anime convention. Anime Milwaukee will be taking place February 17th through the 19th and World 9 Gaming will be there! Working with Tokyo Attack we will be providing you with Wisconsin’s largest video game room. Over 12,000 square feet of console gaming, classic arcades, and music arcade games. There will be tournaments to compete in and a large collection of current and classic games to play. Check out the Anime Milwaukee website for more information.


Awesome Games Done Quick 2017

Once again the Awesome Games Done Quick event was a huge success! With the speed running community and the charity of individuals involved and tuning in to watch these games get beat in incredible ways and times, we were able to raise $2,218,495.30 dollars (as of 9:00 am CST on 1/17/2017) for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. Games Done Quick posted a video about the event that you can watch below. World 9 Gaming would like to also offer our thanks and gratitude to everyone who donated and was involved in the event, or just wanted to tune in to see this awesome event. We look forward to seeing everyone again at Summer Games Done Quick which will be taking place July 2nd through July 9th in Minneapolis, Minnesota!

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Anime Apocalypse 2016

We are currently at the Hyatt in Shaumberg, IL at Anime Apocalypse providing video game services to the convention.  Come check it out!


Awesome Games Done Quick 2016

World 9 Gaming has wrapped up working with Games Done Quick at Awesome Games Done Quick 2016. Overall the event has raised over $1.2 million to go towards the Prevent Cancer Foundation. We look forward to working with GDQ again this summer for Summer Games Done Quick which will once again be located in Minneapolis, MN.

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If you missed any of the action, check out the GDQ YouTube channel to check out the awesome runs on demand!