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A Speedrunner Is Trying To Destroy All Of Mario Kart 64's Trees

A Speedrunner Is Trying To Destroy All Of Mario Kart 64's Trees Beck Abney is a Mario Kart 64 speedrunner with world records on many tracks.When Abney isn’t grinding out speedruns of individual tracks or hunting down new skips in Mario Kart 64, he tries something a little different.

Someone Has Beat Nioh In Under Two Hours, The Current World Record

Someone Has Beat Nioh In Under Two Hours, The Current World Record Speedrunner Distortion2 puts myself and everyone to shame with his world record run, which clocks in just over an hour and a half.Switching to the frantic samurai action in Nioh, he completes all the main story missions with a time of 1:36:51.

People Are Racing To See How Fast They Can Get Banned From Club Penguin

People Are Racing To See How Fast They Can Get Banned From Club Penguin Kid-friendly browser game Club Penguin is famed for rapidly banning the use of foul language.Getting banned for profanity in Club Penguin isn’t normally much of an accomplishment.

'Nioh' speedrun took less than two hours because gods walk among us

'Nioh' speedrun took less than two hours because gods walk among us If you're wondering why that's so impressive, then you're probably not familiar with From Software's Souls games.They're a special breed of RPG, built with an eye toward extreme challenge above all.

One Player's Three-Year Quest To Beat Every NES Game Is About To End

One Player's Three-Year Quest To Beat Every NES Game Is About To End It took Piotr Kusielczuk 91 hours to beat Miracle Piano Teaching System, an NES game created to teach kids how to play the piano.(To pull it off, he had to teach himself how to play piano.

Someone Is Speedrunning Breath Of The Wild Before It's Even Out

Someone Is Speedrunning Breath Of The Wild Before It's Even Out So far, he’s managed to reach the final boss in 50 minutes, but not beat it yet.We do not name the final boss or give away any story details.

Famous Speedrunner Is Back From Retirement, But Still Worried About Health

Famous Speedrunner Is Back From Retirement, But Still Worried About Health The game’s unique structure and pace is now bringing famous speedrunner Narcissa Wright out of retirement.She came out as a transgender woman and began to develop wrist injuries that led her to retire from full time speedrunning.

Speedrunner Completes Zelda: Breath of the Wild In Less Than One Hour, A New World Record

Speedrunner Completes Zelda: Breath of the Wild In Less Than One Hour, A New World Record Yesterday, speedrunner gymnast86 completed the game with a time of 58 minutes and one second.“I feel like using amiibos is somewhat cheating.

'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' speedrun record down to 54 minutes

'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' speedrun record down to 54 minutes Here's someone completing The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild in less than an hour.I'm 80 hours in and just discovered a town I'd never seen before yesterday.

The history of 'Mario Kart 64' world records, glitches and all

The history of 'Mario Kart 64' world records, glitches and all But Mario Kart 64 has a number of glitches and exploits that make it one of the most technical and interesting games to speedrun in the entire series, as YouTuber Summoning Salt explains in his look back through its history.The game has been out for over 20 years but the speedrunning community is still whittling down its world record time thanks to newly discovered glitches and seemingly limitless room for route optimizations.

Breath of the Wild Speedrunner Gets Minutes Away From World Record, Watches Game Freeze

Breath of the Wild Speedrunner Gets Minutes Away From World Record, Watches Game Freeze A run on track for a new world record came to a sudden end yesterday due to a deadly foe: technical issues.The current world record for Breath of the Wild is well under an hour.

Insatiable 'Overwatch' players are speedrunning the hero menu, of all things

Insatiable 'Overwatch' players are speedrunning the hero menu, of all things That's right, Overwatch players are speedrunning the hero gallery.This niche speedrun was recently highlighted in a post on the Overwatch subreddit, which ignited a lot of discussion about the hero gallery race.

Playing a game in a different language can make or break a world record speedrun

Playing a game in a different language can make or break a world record speedrun The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild can be played in a bunch of different languages, and one speedrunner did a side-by-side speed comparison of them using one of the game's opening monologues.Even if they don't know that "Neues Spiel" translates to "New Game," they've restarted so many times after bad starts that selecting it becomes an instinct.

The Hardest Things About Trying To Speedrun Breath Of The Wild

The Hardest Things About Trying To Speedrun Breath Of The Wild ” This weekend, I started doing my own runs in Breath of the Wild to see how far I’d get.Clearly, I was a speedrun master ready to take on Breath of the Wild.

Breath Of The Wild Speedrunning Is Getting More Elaborate Every Day

Breath Of The Wild Speedrunning Is Getting More Elaborate Every Day I’ve been religiously tracking Breath of the Wild speedruns since before the game was released and have even started my own attempts.One of the best things about watching Breath of the Wild grow as a speed game is the little glitches that get discovered.

One Glitch Just Completely Changed Wind Waker HD Speedrunning

One Glitch Just Completely Changed Wind Waker HD Speedrunning Last year, a speedrunner managed to break through an infamous Wind Waker HD roadblock that players believed was impossible to skip.” Mid-way through The Wind Waker, players descend underwater into Hyrule Castle, where a magical barrier blocks access to the final dungeon.

A New World Record For A Brutal Super Mario World Hack

A New World Record For A Brutal Super Mario World Hack These hacks, which reorganize and reshuffle Mario games into death traps, grew popular after hacker T.Takemoto released Kaizo Mario World in 2007.

First 100% Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Speedrun Takes 49 Hours

First 100% Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Speedrun Takes 49 Hours The fastest speedruns in Breath of the Wild are slightly over forty minutes.A new speedrun to collect everything takes over two days to fully explore Hyrule.

Guy Speedruns Diablo II Without Attacking Anything

Guy Speedruns Diablo II Without Attacking Anything Instead of simply doing a quick run through Blizzard’s iconic action game, a man going by the handle DrCliche decided to blaze through the game without attacking anything.To kill monsters, DrCliche equipped “of Thorns” gear that automatically counter-attacks any enemy that does damage to him.

Breath Of The Wild Speedrunner Gets Cocky, Pays A Heavy Price

Breath Of The Wild Speedrunner Gets Cocky, Pays A Heavy Price With a new world record in sight, one Breath of the Wild speedrunner decided to get flashy with the final boss.On track to improve that time in a recent attempt, he sets up for a dramatic finish.