Summer Games Done Quick Wraps Raising Over $1.2 Million For Charity

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Summer Games Done Quick Wraps Raising Over $1.2 Million For Charity

Summer Games Done Quick, the annual speedrunning charity event, ended late last night with a Chrono Trigger run and more than $1 million raised for charity.

The total raised for Doctors Without Border, which Games Done Quick says may fluctuate over the next few days as the total is tallied, was $1,230,852.

The donation total sits at $1,230,852. That will change a bit over the next few days, but it's still awe-inspiring. #SGDQ2015

Resident Evil HD's Producer Has Pitched Resident Evil 2 Remake To Capcom

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Resident Evil HD producer Yoshiaki Hirabayashi took to Resident Evil's Facebook page to announced that he has pitched a remake of Resident Evil 2 to his bosses at Capcom.

Hirabayashi shared the image above (which features Resident Evil's Japanese name, Biohazard) and wrote, "Right after the [Resident Evil] HD Remaster project was finished, I actually started putting together my ideas for this 'RE2 Project'. So, I just brushed it up and went to see my boss to present the basic concept of the project already…"

And that's where Hirabayashi ends the status update. Last week Capcom put out a request to fans for their honest and frank opinion about a Resident Evil 2 remake, and the comments were unsurprisingly positive.

Batman: Arkham Knight Fan-Mod Makes Alfred Playable To Spectacular Effect

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Batman: Arkham Knight Fan-Mod Makes Alfred Playable To Spectacular Effect

A fan-created mod switches out The Dark Knight's character model for Alfred, and the results are bizarre and hilarious.

Alfred has always been an important part of Batman's crime fighting process, but combat is not really his strong suit. That's why it's so weird to see him incapacitate enemies the way his coworker, Batman does.

The video of the PC mod comes from Batman Arkham Videos on YouTube and its creator cites some limitations. Alfred can't perform counter-attacks, environmental takedowns, or dual takedowns, but he can punch and Batman apparently doesn't mind if he drives the Batmobile.

Learn About Majora's Mask's Cops And Robbers Roots And Run Lola Run Inspirations

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The latest from Did You Know Gaming goes in-depth into Majora's Mask looking at its history and surprising influences.

Everything from the aliens in the farm, to the origins of the Anju and Kafei quest, and the possible cone-time inclusion of an adult Link mask are all covered.

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask released recently as a remake for 3DS. You can find our review of the remake here. You can also find out more about Majora's Mask straight from series producer Eiji Aonuma (which Did You Know cites in the video below) by heading here.

Reader Discussion: Give Us Your Honest And Frank Opinion About Remakes

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Earlier this week, Capcom requested fan feedback asking for "honest and frank" opinions about a Resident Evil 2 remake. We want to know how you feel about remakes in general.

They inspire a lot of excitement (see Sony's Final Fantasy VII E3 announcement), but would you rather these studios be spending their time on new games? Or is the opportunity for your favorite game to be experienced by new players worth the wait for brand new games? Let us know in the comments below.

Unable To Secure A Fallout 4: Pip-Boy Edition? Here Are Plans To 3D Print Your Own

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Unable To Secure A Fallout 4: Pip-Boy Edition? Here Are Plans To 3D Print Your Own

Fallout 4's Pip-Boy edition, which includes a real Pip-Boy you can insert your phone into, was in high-demand the moment it was announced. It's already hard to secure a pre-order, but thankfully someone has a work-in-progress 3D-print-at-home version for those with a 3D printer at home.

You can find the full schematics and how-to guide by heading here. You can also see a video of the completed Pip-Boy below.

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This Is The Craziest Playthrough Of Pokémon Blue You'll Ever See

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This Is The Craziest Playthrough Of Pokémon Blue You'll Ever See

Games Done Quick speedrunners ripped through Pokémon Blue and all 150 Pokémon in under two hours, and then raced the game blindfolded for kicks.

Games Done Quick, which is still going strong and has raised just over $800,000 for Doctors Without Borders, is no stranger to impressive displays of speedrun prowess, but the recent Pokémon Blue run stands out. Shenanagans ripped through the game in under two hours catching every Pokémon and breaking the game in a number of fascinating ways. Afterwards Keizaron joined Shenanagans for a blindfoleded race where the two competed to see who could beat the game first.

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Angry Birds 2 Was Downloaded One Million Times In Half A Day

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Angry Birds 2 Was Downloaded One Million Times In Half A Day

Angry Birds 2 released on Thursday, and within 12 hours, the game had already been downloaded one million times.

It's completely free-to-play this time around, adopting the standard model of forcing players to wait to play more if they use up their continues. It also has a ridiculous number of levels strewn across a huge map, a bit like Candy Crush.

#AngryBirds2 reaches 1M downloads in just 12 hours! #FlockingAwesome! #RovioNews pic.twitter.com/AkO8sRggm0

Weekend Warrior 7/31/2015

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This weekend the Game Informer staff returns to The Witcher 3 while also diving into Rocket League. A couple employees also plan to play older games, with associate editor Brian Shea tackling Borderlands 2 and intern Alissa McAloon coming to Knights of the Old Republic II.

What do you plan to play this weekend? Let us know in the comments.

Ben Reeves (@BenjaminReeves): I still have a lot of Witching to do, but I'm also required by law to hang out with my wife's family this weekend at a family reunion, so I'll probably try to convince her relatives that I'm mentally unstable so they'll leave me alone and I can sneak off and play The Witcher. 

Reader Discussion: Metal Gear Solid V Or Mad Max?

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We're only about a month away from two of this Falls big open world titles hitting store shelves. On September 1 both Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and Mad Mad go on sale. Which one will you be buying first?

The editorial staff at GI has been talking a lot about September 1, because that's when both Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and Mad Mad. Both games seem to be large open world titles that will deliver some epic content, but that's a lot of gaming to try to take in on one day. What are you more interested in? Sending soldier and jeeps into the sky with Metal Gear's Fulton surface-to-air recovery system, or trolling around Mad Max wasteland in a souped up muscle car?

Or are you going to buy both on day one?