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Sekiro Speedrunners Discover Wild Techniques To Beat The Game In 40 Minutes

Since Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice came out, speedrunners have been attacking the game at full force, ripping through the game’s early routes and finding ways to go fast in a game full of difficulty walls. Last week, speedrunner Danflesh managed to knock out the game’s shortest route in 50 minutes. Since then, the record…Read more… […]

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Speedrunner Tries To Complete GTA San Andreas While Viewers Activate Cheat Codes To Stop Him

Earlier this month, speedrunner Hugo One streamed himself trying to beat Grand Theft Auto San Andreas. But he made it possible for his viewers to, at any point, activate cheat codes using Twitch chat. The end result is a hilarious speedrun filled with some wild moments.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Seemingly Unbreakable Getting Over It World Record Turns Out To Be A Fake

In Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy, a man in a pot tries to climb a mountain with a sledgehammer. A Chinese speedrunner named Ccfst recently seemed to help that man climb the mountain faster than anyone before him, setting a new world record that struck some as impossible. The skeptics were right. Over the […]

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Club Penguin Speedrunner Sets New Record In Fan Remake

In May 2016 a player who goes by supermanover00 decided to speedrun the children’s online browser game Club Penguin by seeing how fast they could complete all 11 missions in the game, which they did at 45:43. Club Penguin is no more, but nearly three years later, supermanover00 has returned and beat their previous…Read more… […]

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Another Wind Waker HD Glitch Is Rewriting The Rules For The Game’s World Records 

A trick that lets players finish the third dungeon without collecting the boss key in the Wii U remaster of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD, is the latest in a slew of glitch discoveries that have made the game’s speedrunning scene one of the most exciting to follow. Though a new world […]

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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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Speedrunner Beats The Wind Waker HD In Under One Hour

Most players will take days to complete The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, but speedrunners do it much faster. Thanks to a year full of new discoveries and attempts by hard-working runners, The Wind Waker HD has been completed, for the first time ever, in under an hour.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Speedrunner Beats Battletoads’ Infamous Turbo Tunnel While Blindfolded

Old school Nintendo fans dealt with tons of challenging games, but Battletoads was one of the toughest. The third level contains the dreaded “turbo tunnel,” a long hoverbike gauntlet that wrecked careless players and grizzled experts alike. Yesterday, a speedrunner not only completed it without losing a single life,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The European Speedrunner Assembly’s charity marathon is happening from now until July 29.

The European Speedrunner Assembly’s charity marathon is happening from now until July 29. Featuring a wide variety of games and runners, the event benefits Save The Children. You can find more information and the schedule on their official site.  Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Shadow Of The Colossus Player Rips Through 16 Giants In 36 Minutes

Shadow of the Colossus battles are supposed be dangerous clashes against massive foes, but a new boss rush world record highlights some intense climbing tricks and AI foolery that turns the game’s iconic beasts into pushovers.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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