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Super Mario Bros. Speedruns Are One Step Closer To Best Possible Time

Super Mario Bros. speedruns are almost as perfect as humanly possible. The swift sprint through the Mushroom Kingdom has only seen incremental gains over the last few years, with runners besting times by fractions of a second. Runs of the game have become so optimized that it seemed impossible to do any better. Last…Read more… […]

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Two Fans’ Obsessive Quest To Redeem The Super Mario Bros. Movie

I’ve been going back and forth on what the most mind-blowing part of the Super Mario Bros. The Movie Archive is. Maybe it’s the 11-year-old website’s costume catalog, where every single ensemble worn by Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo, Dennis Hopper, and Samantha Mathis in the most notorious of video game movies is…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Donkey Kong Timeline Is Truly Disturbing

Are you sitting down? I’ve got something to tell you—something that may shock you. Between the events of the various Donkey Kong games, the Kong family was involved in a bitter and vicious war. Among its many casualties, this war may have claimed the life of a classic Kong character, explaining his disappearance from…Read more… […]

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Metroid Prime Speedrunners Spent Nine Years Figuring Out How To Skip A Boss

Metroid Prime is a massive game, but speedrunners bypass most of it with complicated glitches and special tricks. A new trick just before the final boss cuts off nearly a minute of the game and helps solve the nine-year mystery of how to skip directly to the final battle.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Four Years Later, Twitch Is Playing Pokémon Red and Blue At Once

The iconic streaming experiment Twitch Plays Pokémon is not only still alive and kicking, it’s now taking on a new challenge: controlling two games in one go. After playing nearly every Pokémon game imaginable, it’s impressive that the channel continues to find new ways to keep the social experiment alive.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Preorder and Save 20% On Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2’s Long-Awaited Switch Ports

Bayonetta and Bayonetta 2 are finally coming to the Switch, where they always belonged, and you only have a few days left to preorder and save 20% with your Prime membership. This is the rare Prime preorder discount that (sort of) works on a digital download; you get a physical copy of Bayonetta 2, but […]

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A Twitter Bot Is Searching For More Lost Games

Preserving video game history can be a tricky affair as time marches on and older games become unplayable. A game preservation organization recently restored lost artwork from forgotten games with the unlikely aid of a Twitter bot.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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“We’ve talked together and share the feeling that if we can’t make something interesting we’ll just

“We’ve talked together and share the feeling that if we can’t make something interesting we’ll just call it quits,” Shigeru Miyamoto said at a recent financial Q&A about the animated Super Mario movie from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures .Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Here’s the First Discount Ever on the Nintendo Switch Version of Rocket League Collector’s Edition

The Nintendo Switch has a lot of good things going for it, but its best use case might just be as a portable Rocket League machine. The Collector’s Edition (which includes a bunch of DLC) has sold for $40 since it launched in November, but Amazon just knocked that down to $30 for the first […]

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