We all know Sonic is fast. But how fast is fast by the hedgehog's standards? Not fast enough to win the race against Mario, clearly. Sorry, I know it's still too soon.
Ah, speed-runners who do the impossible. A few days ago, the world record for beating Ocarina of Time was nineteen minutes and twenty seconds according to Zelda Speed Runs. Then, noted speed-runner Cosmo Wright came along and beat the game in a record nineteen minutes and fifteen seconds—and you can watch him do it…
Along with today's clarification of the online requirements of the Xbox One, Microsoft also gave us an internet speed target: "For an optimal experience, we recommend a broadband connection of 1.5Mbps." That doesn't seem unreasonable. Let's see how we do!
Demonstrating the memorization and motor skills of some sort of humanoid robot, Hungary's Marcell Endrey spends three and a half minutes getting to know a scrambled 5x5 Rubik's Cube, slips on a blindfold, and solves it in just over four minutes.
Now here's something you don't here every day. Most people think the key to Sonic the Hedgehog's success was speed. Commenter Daemon_Gildas thinks it's time he retired his red sneakers for a pair of walking shoes in today's Speak Up on Kotaku.
Sometimes a computer at CES is interesting because it's functional and intuitive. Sometimes a computer is interesting because it's the size of an air conditioner, filled with heinously tacky neon lights, and overclocked to hell. Guess which one this is!
EA was present at Apple's iPad event today, giving us a glimpse of the first big-name game running on the iPad, testing the device's power with Need for Speed.