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How one player came to dominate 'The Legend of Zelda'

How one player came to dominate 'The Legend of Zelda' The Legend of Zelda came out years before speedrunning was popular, but that didn't stop the classic adventure game from attracting a hardcore crowd of competitors nearly 20 years after its release.YouTuber and speedrunning historian Summoning Salt took a deep dive into the speedrunning scene of the 1986 NES game The Legend of Zelda, chronicling how one runner managed to hold the record for nearly a decade and how the scene shifted into a new, unique category, igniting a months-long, back-and-forth race for first place.

'Overwatch' League pros guaranteed at least $50,000 a year plus benefits

'Overwatch' League pros guaranteed at least $50,000 a year plus benefits Looks like professional Overwatch players in Blizzard's ambitious, upcoming Overwatch League won't have to worry about securing outside income.The first seven cities participating in the Overwatch League were announced earlier this month.

Why you should keep an eye on Euron Greyjoy in 'Game of Thrones' this season

Why you should keep an eye on Euron Greyjoy in 'Game of Thrones' this season The battle for the crown has been raging for years on Game of Thrones, but never with Euron Greyjoy.Let's recap for a moment who Euron even is.

Varys whispers to Daenerys in 'Game of Thrones' episode 3 photos

Varys whispers to Daenerys in 'Game of Thrones' episode 3 photos It's the middle of the week, which means it's time to pore over the latest batch of Game of Thrones photos and figure out what Sunday has in store.Without further ado, let's take our first look at "The Queen's Justice.

Lupita Nyong'o cosplayed at Comic-Con and had more fun than anyone

Lupita Nyong'o cosplayed at Comic-Con and had more fun than anyone And sometimes, when you're a celebrity at San Diego Comic-Con, you just have to dress up like the Pink Ranger (and still dance).That's what Lupita Nyong'o did at San Diego Comic-Con.

5 trending topics to get you through the a.m. slump

5 trending topics to get you through the a.m. slump If you're not a morning person, dragging yourself out of bed, down the stairs, and out the door can seem a Sisyphean task — it never gets easier.Once every month, we're releasing a video of morning hacks as well as a round-up of feel-good viral content to help jumpstart your day.

DJ turns Sega Genesis sounds into a scratch masterpiece

DJ turns Sega Genesis sounds into a scratch masterpiece Do you have fond memories of your Sega Genesis?Are you a fan of scratch DJs?

Documentary about the fall of Kanye and Jay Z's friendship will break your heart

Documentary about the fall of Kanye and Jay Z's friendship will break your heart Get ready to weep, Watch The Throne lovers.An upcoming documentary from U.

Designers launch 'Game of Thrones' designs to 'Rep the realm'

Designers launch 'Game of Thrones' designs to 'Rep the realm' When you think of Game of Thrones, you can now also think of chic urban streetwear.Starting Wednesday, HBO has partnered with seven designers to release Game of Thrones-inspired designs.

SNES Classic pre-orders from Walmart were all cancelled

SNES Classic pre-orders from Walmart were all cancelled Excited SNES Classic pre-order buyers got some bad news on Wednesday in the form of an email from Walmart.Apparently, a recent blink-and-miss-it pre-order opportunity for Nintendo's upcoming mini-console was a mistake, and all orders have been cancelled.

Action thriller 'Face/Off' gets a spaghetti western makeover and it still looks epic

Action thriller 'Face/Off' gets a spaghetti western makeover and it still looks epic When the 1997 film Face/Off starring John Travolta and Nicolas Cage was released, it was a modern action hit.But a closer look reveals that the film actually has a lot in common with the classic westerns of the past.

Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter backers get their reward and it's...laughably bad

Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter backers get their reward and it's...laughably bad Roughly a year after Might No.The game box backers were promised for supporting the game at the $60 level arrived in pieces.

'Game of Thrones' board game already funded over 200% on Kickstarter

'Game of Thrones' board game already funded over 200% on Kickstarter One day after its campaign launched on Kickstarter, a Game of Thrones-inspired board game has already received more than 200% of its fundraising goal.A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game launched on Kickstarter Tuesday, combining George R.

Jon Stewart is coming back to HBO to save our doomed souls

Jon Stewart is coming back to HBO to save our doomed souls Jon Stewart, former host of The Daily Show will return to TV with two HBO comedy specials, President of HBO Programming Casey Bloys announced at TCA Wednesday.This is Stewart's first stand-up special since 1996.

'True Detective' Season 3 'will be a go' as soon as HBO nails down a director

'True Detective' Season 3 'will be a go' as soon as HBO nails down a director True Detective Season 3 is closer to reality than ever before, HBO boss Casey Bloys confirmed at the Television Critics Association summer press tour on Wednesday.Bloys confirmed that Moonlight star Mahershala Ali has signed on to star in the new season from creator Nic Pizzolatto, and that he has read five scripts from the new season so far, which Bloys describes as "terrific.

Oh no, a pop-up O.J. Simpson museum is coming to L.A.

Oh no, a pop-up O.J. Simpson museum is coming to L.A. J.The museum will feature a white 1994 Ford Bronco — reportedly for attendees to take pictures with — although it is not the original car from Simpson's notorious high-speed highway chase.

'Game of Thrones' Season 8 has been written, but we still don't know when it'll air

'Game of Thrones' Season 8 has been written, but we still don't know when it'll air We're all freaking out about the impending end of Game of Thrones, but HBO programming president Casey Bloys doesn't plan to rush any of the proposed spinoffs to air to fill the void.I think it’s best to separate them and that’s what we’ll do.

Filming that epic 'Game of Thrones' sea battle was even crazier than it looked

Filming that epic 'Game of Thrones' sea battle was even crazier than it looked Game of Thrones viewers are all too familiar with seminal battle sequences, but Sunday's Greyjoy faceoff was a visceral, bloody mess.The scene's main players are Euron (Pilou Asbæk) and Yara (Gemma Whelan).

The 'Deadwood' movie script is done, now HBO just needs the cast

The 'Deadwood' movie script is done, now HBO just needs the cast The long-gestating Deadwood movie is one step closer to our screens, according to HBO programming president Casey Bloys."The one thing that I was concerned about was that I wanted a script that would stand on its own; that if you were a Deadwood fan it would make you happy, and if you had never watched Deadwood you could still enjoy it," Bloys said during HBO's presentation at the Television Critics Association summer press tour on Wednesday.

Larry David and Bernie Sanders are actually related, and now it all makes sense

Larry David and Bernie Sanders are actually related, and now it all makes sense Sometimes life imitates art in the most perfect way: Larry David is actually, truly, literally related to Bernie Sanders—y'know, the guy he impersonated on Saturday Night Live because everyone thought they looked alike?Turns out that David took part in PBS' genealogy series Finding Your Roots recently and discovered that he's distantly related to the Vermont senator, "he's in the line.