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Speedrunner Finally Ties Perfect Dark World Record, Screams His Head Off

Yesterday Kevin “KevinDDR” Birrell managed to beat Perfect Dark’s Air Force One level in 52 seconds. This made him the second person in history to do so, tying speedrunner Karl “Sim Threat” Jobst’s record, set back in November 2017. From the decibels Birrell let loose upon completion during a livestream, the run was…Read more… Continue […]

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Super Mario 64 Online Is Back From The Dead, For Now

Last September, modders created a way for up to 24 people to jump around together in Super Mario 64. The ROM hack was called SM64 Online and it garnered lots of attention, including Nintendo’s who promptly issued copyright strikes to have the ROM hack and videos demoing it taken down. Eight months later the modders…Read […]

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Star Wars Episode I: Racer has been digitally re-released for PC over at GOG.

Star Wars Episode I: Racer has been digitally re-released for PC over at GOG. The podracing sim that first released back in 1999 on PC and N64 had been previously unavailable on modern consoles. Say what you will about the prequels, Episode 1: Racer was totally rad.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Wave Race 64 Player Spends Nine Years Shaving Less Than Two Seconds Off Record

Speedrunner Illudude has been playing Wave Race 64 since it was released in 1996 on the Nintendo 64. Yesterday, be set a new world record on the game’s Drake Lake level, breaking the 1:11 barrier he first introduced in 2010 and which speedrunners have been trapped ever since. Shaving five hundredths of a second off…Read […]

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The Best Transformers Cartoon Got The Worst Video Games

“Trukk not Munkey!” was the cry of fans as they rallied against Beast Wars when it debuted in 1996. But over its three seasons of clever writing, original series easter eggs, excellent voice acting and one heroic sacrifice it became one of the most beloved animated series in Transformers history. It’s a pity its video…Read […]

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GoldenEye 007 Player Beats His Own World Record Twice In One Day

It was a Christmas miracle of sorts. On December 25 Ryan Gibb beat his previous world record speedrun for the Runway level in GoldenEye 007 with a time of 30 seconds. Hours later he did it again, this time in 29 seconds. Gibb’s feat is one of the most stunning achievements for an N64 game […]

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Mario 64 Experts Discover An Even Shorter Way To Beat Level Without Jumping 

Last year, YouTuber pannenkoek2012, someone who knows more about Super Mario 64 than most people ever will, finally found a way to collect a star on the level Watch for Rolling Rocks without fully jumping. The video blew up both because of how extraordinary and esoteric the accomplishment was and how in-depth…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Speedrunner Loses His Shit After Finally Breaking Legendary GoldenEye Record

Dam is the first mission in GoldenEye. For fifteen years the fastest anyone was able to complete it as 53 seconds. Bryan Bosshardt set the original record back in 2002 and people have only managed to tie it ever since. Yesterday, Karl Jobst made history by finishing the level in 52 seconds.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Speedrunner Loses His Shit After Finally Breaking Legendary GoldenEye Record

Dam is the first mission in GoldenEye. For fifteen years the fastest anyone was able to complete it as 53 seconds. Bryan Bosshardt set the original record back in 2002 and people have only managed to tie it ever since. Yesterday, Karl Jobst made history by finishing the level in 52 seconds.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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While there are a lot of great custom designs for the Switch popping up every week, the Funtastic N6

While there are a lot of great custom designs for the Switch popping up every week, the Funtastic N64-inspired ones are my new favorite. Nintendo started releasing translucent colored variants for the N64 back in 1999 with the release of Donkey Kong 64. What console mods currently have you excited?Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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