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How Speedrunners Are Racing Through Green Hill Zone, Sonic Mania’s Most Contested Level

Green Hill Zone’s loop-de-loops and tropical scenery make for one of the most iconic stages in Sonic The Hedgehog. Sonic Mania’s version of GHZ adds new complications and complexity that’s turned it into one of the game’s most hotly contested speedrun courses.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Zelda Speedrunner’s New ‘World Record’ Was Actually Done With Cheats

Two days ago, dragonbane0 set a new speedrun world record for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD. It was his first time running the game outside of practice. He’s now revealed that the speedrun was cheated using WiiU modding tools that he’s releasing to the wider community.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Speedrunners Organize Two-Day Marathon For Hurricane Harvey Relief

Games Done Quick, the folks behind the popular semi-annual week-long charity speedrunning marathons, are holding an impromptu two-day event to raise money to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Super Mario Maker Community Reveals New Speedrun Playlist With Exciting Race

Twenty eight Super Mario Maker creators have banded together and created an exhaustive series of courses push the game’s speedrun potential. Super Warp World,  a community-made speedrun ruleset, brings their levels into an impressive pack full of numerous paths and secrets. The game debuted last night in a blind race…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Zelda Speedrunners Are Mastering Breath Of The Wild’s New Difficulty

Breath of the Wild’s difficult Master Mode makes monsters tougher and the world much more dangerous than before. For speedrunners attempting to complete the game quickly, this provides new challenges and opportunities.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Freak Cutscene Accident Ends Promising Banjo-Kazooie Speedrun

Speedruns are all about risk and reward, as runners perform dangerous tricks in search of the best time. Cutscenes are usually a safe space where runners can relax before the next big skip. Unfortunately for one Banjo-Kazooie speedrunner, cutscenes aren’t always as safe as they seem.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Player Cuts The Stardew Valley Marriage Speedrunning Record In Half

You can pretty much speedrun anything: Google doodles, having your video game children taken away, and even (video game) marriage. While many fans deliberate for a good while over what characters to romance in Stardew Valley, for the past year, some players have sped their courtships up through speedruns. Three days…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Speedrunner Accused Of Cheating Just Had A Really Good Monitor

Speedruns are about completing a game in the fastest time possible, but can someone go too fast? According to rules, absolutely. Equipment can change how fast a game runs, leading to results that are so wild that communities come together to ban those settings entirely.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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New Link To The Past Mod Lets Two Zelda Players Share Items Online

A new modification to The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past brings a difficult multiplayer challenge to the game. With help from an emulator and some special code, two players can coordinate their progress through the game and change each other’s inventory.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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