It’d be easy to assume the GIF above is the most impressive part of this run, but it’s not.
As of November of last year the world record time for completing Halo: Combat Evolved on Legendary difficulty was 1:29:59. In this video a group of four speedrunners demonstrate techniques that shave a full 22 minutes off of that time. »
That's a new record for The Vault of Glass, the first raid released for Bungie's new Destiny shooter. A team of five hunters and one lonely warlock managed to clear the whole thing in just 37 minutes, topping the last record of 1 hour and 50 minutes, both vast differences from the 10-hour-long ordeal it took the first… »
Cosmo Wright has the current world record for beating Ocarina of Time quickly, with a playthrough that clocks in at eighteen minutes and ten seconds. Even if you've watched the incredible near-perfect run before when we initially posted it, it's worth watching through again just to hear his excellent commentary. »
Do you like speedruns? Of course you do. They're incredible, mesmerizing feats of human determination. Do you like them enough to watch 135 of them for a week straight, though? Well, if you'd like to speedrun the very concept of speedrunning, now you can, with games ranging from Final Fantasy VII to, um, Rock Band. »
Despite being criticized for being too easy, a typical play-through of any given Pokémon game might take around 8-25 hours. The world record for Pokémon Red as of July 2014, though? One hour and fifty minutes—and you can watch the incredible run here. »
It's been a big few days for people who like to watch other people play video games real fast: the world records for both Ocarina of Time and Metroid Prime have been beaten, the former in almost perfect fashion. »
Today in gaming highlights: How to park a boat when you're done with it, how to scare off a Hearthstone opponent in one turn, and a new world record speedrun! »