It took Okikurume just over 17 hours to collect every moon in the latest Mario game. He completed this feat of focus and determination late yesterday and is now the world record holder for doing so.
According to Mychal “Trihex” Jefferson, there really isn’t much of a difference between speedrunning video games and lifting weights. “You have to be goal-oriented,” he recently said as he beamed live and uncut from a private Discord call. “It’s very easy to get into a speed game and feel intimidated, insecure and…
The newest game in the Nazi-slaying series is pretty short, at least if you’re a speedrunner.
Horror games strike a balance between player control and dread. Getting chased by a murderer with giant scissors or dealing with legions of zombies is pretty scary. Thankfully, brave speedrunners are here to tackle them for us.
Mirror’s Edge is a 2008 game all about hardcore parkour and fluid movement. A new collaborative speedrun shows off exactly what happens when you toss expert players behind the wheel.
Super Mario Odyssey comes out in two weeks. Some players are so eager to race through the game that they’ve started recording ‘speedruns’ at demo kiosks in department stores.
2004’s Spider-Man 2 is fondly remembered for being a pretty good movie tie-in game with some amazing web swinging. New York is a blast to zip through, but one speedrunner decided to see how fast they could complete the game without using its most exciting feature.
The Big Score is the sixth and final heist mission in GTA V. If they player selects the “subtle” approach, they’ll need to drive their car onto a tractor trailer at a certain point or the mission ends in failure. Unfortunately, there’s a rare glitch that can make doing so impossible.
Why fight demonic animations with a mouse and keyboard or game controller when you can just dance all those troubles away instead?
Thanks to recent ROM hacks, players can enjoy Super Mario 64 online together. The multiplayer hack recently allowed a handful of YouTubers to race against a speedrunner.
Cuphead is a difficult gauntlet through a ton of bosses, from evil clowns to bossy queen bees. Surviving can be difficult, but some players are blasting through the game with breakneck speedruns or dangerous “no hit” challenges.
Ocarina of Time speedruns are already challenging, from Any% that use all sorts of glitches to speed through the game to 100% runs that collect everything. A new tool-assisted run takes things a step further, completing all dungeons without opening a single door.
Like Moe Szyslak from The Simpsons, two commentators at this weekend’s Smash The Record bit down hard on some wordplay bait from donors.
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.
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 achieved using WiiU modding tools that he’s releasing to the wider community.
15-year-old Patrick Ponce has set a new 3x3 Rubik’s Cube world record at 4.69 seconds.
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.
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…
Ocarina of Time has been turned inside out by speedrunners who are still hungry to find new glitches that could improve their times. Yesterday, a new glitch was discovered that could make some major changes to speedrunning the game.