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It Only Took Five Hours To Beat Super Mario Odyssey Blindfolded

The best speedrunners in the world can beat the Nintendo Switch game Super Mario Odyssey in under an hour. On Monday, it took speedrunner Katun24 just over five. It would have been a pretty bad performance if not for the fact that he was wearing a blindfold.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Player Collects Every Unique Moon In Mario Odyssey Without Taking Damage

The idea behind the challenge is simple: collect all 880 unique moons in Mario Odyssey without getting hurt or dying. The execution, however, is hard, which is why it took speedrunner Timpani over 10 hours to be the first to do it, finishing in the early hours of Christmas day.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Super Mario Odyssey Players Think They’ve Found New Secrets

Super Mario Odyssey’s latest patch added a highly exploitable balloon hunting mini-game to Mario’s to-do list, but it might have brought secrets as well. Dataminers searching through the new patch have found a handful of hidden images that appear to showcase the location of extra Power Moons.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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As Mario Odyssey Patches Change The Game, Speedrunners Scramble To Keep Up

Super Mario Odyssey speedrunners often use glitches to grab tricky power moons or skip through major portions of the game. A new patch implemented alongside the new Luigi’s Balloon World mode last week blocked some of those crucial tricks, slowing any runner who upgraded their game. Now, the community is trying to…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How To Skip All Of Super Mario Odyssey’s Darker Side

Super Mario Odyssey has a hell-gauntlet at the end of the game that stymies plenty of casual players, but speedrunners have been skipping it for a while using a simple glitch and you can too.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Joy Of Super Mario Odyssey’s Hint Art Challenges

While playing Super Mario Odyssey, you’ll occasionally come across portraits like the one pictured above.They are visual puzzles that lead players to hidden Power Moons. Odyssey calls them Hint Art, and there are 21 of them scattered throughout the game. They’re visually intensive and clever, and they’re a great…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How Super Mario Odyssey 100% Speedrunners Collect Everything, No Matter The Cost

Super Mario Odyssey has hundreds of collectables to find, including moons, coins, and trinkets. Speedrunners who sought to 100% the game in record time had to figure out the not only obvious things like the best possible route, but also when it’s safe to take a bathroom break.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Super Mario Odyssey Players Use Glitch To Break Jump-Rope Challenge Leaderboard

Super Mario Odyssey’s jump rope challenge is supposed to be a test of timing but a simple glitch has loaded the leaderboards with superhuman scores.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Mario Fans Are Way Too Sensitive About Spoilers

If something is special to you, you want to be able to experience it in the purest way possible, momentarily free from everyday concerns and responsibilities, and most of all from the constant, uninterrupted din of the internet. But there’s getting to experience a game fresh and then there’s what Mario fans have been…Read more… […]

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Super Mario Odyssey Players Are Finding The Best Shortcuts and Secrets

One of the most impressive things about Super Mario Odyssey are the tight controls: Nintendo’s mascot has a ton of movement options. Players are using Cappy to skip entire portions before a Moon, or are using the hat to get into hard-to-reach areas. Better yet, Nintendo seems to have anticipated that fans would try to…Read […]

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