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A tribute to all who played in GamesRadar's 24 Hour Marathon

In case you missed the games, the tweets, the Ustream, and all around ridiculous badassery of GamesRadar’s Second Annual 24 Hour Gaming Marathon, this video recap’ll make you feel like a silly goose for not participating. To the proud many who joined in the shenanigans for the entire 24 hours, this video is our way of saying “Thank You!” Oh, and it just so happens to STAR YOU. The whole thing was a smashing success, not once did the fun subside, and the fact that more of you than we could ever even play hung in for so long made it the one of the most worthwhile things we’ve ever done on the site. To all of you: We seriously can’t thank you enough.

 

Music: “Another Winter” by Anamanaguchi from the Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game Soundtrack. Finally available for purchase on Amazon!

I tried to thank as many of you as I could catalogue, so bear in mind that the people in the video are just the people I played at my desk. There are a great many of you who played as well, and I’m sorry we couldn’t get you all on camera. Here's to doing it all over again next year!

Here's more pics!

Aug 27, 2010

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95 comments

  • super0sonic - September 1, 2010 3:18 a.m.

    haa haa haa fantastic
  • CHAINSAWhaxor - August 31, 2010 6:21 p.m.

    *squeals* I'm on the internets!
  • TuckInYourPwner - August 30, 2010 1:33 a.m.

    I was not listed and I played :(
  • BeAtheistItsFun - August 30, 2010 midnight

    You guys validate my life as a gamer. Thank you for all the wonderful times you have given us.
  • Zeb364 - August 29, 2010 8:17 p.m.

    Best Day Of My Life! And the video is amazing! Thanks GR, One of Swords (for joining during Blur), and everyone who played making it so freakin badass. Can't wait to do it again!
  • Thuperman - August 29, 2010 7:27 a.m.

    Hahahaha looks great i wish i could have joined but i promise ill join next year.....you ARE doing another next year right?
  • NanoElite666 - August 29, 2010 4:36 a.m.

    Awesome stuff. Can't wait for the next one. You'd better be ready to play some Armored Core GR, ya hear?
  • secretsearcher - August 29, 2010 4:20 a.m.

    They needed to get some Smash Bros Brawl up in this place. If they had done something other than FPS and Street fighter I might have joined in. :/
  • Samael - August 29, 2010 3:36 a.m.

    What. A. Night. I wasn't mentioned in the video, but I assure you I was there! I mostly played with Henry and Mike Grimm. I played with Chris once, never got a chance with Brett. My own fault, I should have friended some of the other GT's earlier. I resolve to play with Brett in the (very likely?) Reach marathon.
  • JSRF - August 29, 2010 12:26 a.m.

    Sadly I was in Africa... So I missed it..
  • philipshaw - August 28, 2010 9:17 p.m.

    I can't believe I missed this,went to a sterophonics gig but that was awesome. I did check some of the ustream at the hotel I was staying at
  • Mexicutioner - August 28, 2010 6:25 p.m.

    Christ that was fun! Kinda hard to believe this happened last week though, but who cares, it was fun!!! Gah, I love you guys!!!
  • bball42242442 - August 28, 2010 6:06 p.m.

    if it makes ya feel better, they didn't miss me... HA! lol
  • terdferguson - August 28, 2010 4:44 p.m.

    you missed me and one of you was in my posse.
  • grizzly311 - August 28, 2010 12:59 p.m.

    Very cool video. Was such a good time. Can't wait for next year.
  • MrAnthonyDR - August 28, 2010 11:12 a.m.

    I was there... and apparrantly at 1:06 ive been renamed to "MrAnthonyGR". I actually approve.
  • bball42242442 - August 28, 2010 6:46 a.m.

    twas awesome indeed, tellin ya, should be bi-annual with the games that are coming out the rest of this year an early next. MoH, LBP2, Goldeneye, MvC3, Socom 4, lol i know there are def others that should be on list but i'm currently anti-CoD and idc bout X-Box games
  • FlyinMX - August 28, 2010 6:35 a.m.

    I'm glad that I made it onto the list. I just hope next year it is easier to get into more games. I need to make myself popular somehow...
  • elpurplemonkey - August 28, 2010 5:35 a.m.

    The marathon was a lot of fun. I've been listening to tdar and visiting gamesradar for a while, but if it wasn't for the 24 hour marathon- I wouldn't have finally joined the forums. Thank you guys for caring about the community and actually having the balls to pull this off.
  • BearKiller - August 28, 2010 4:20 a.m.

    Thanks for the awesome gaming guys!

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