News A Speedrunner Has Already Beat Pokémon Shining Pearl In Just 23 Minutes
Update: The time keeps tumbling down
Update: Incredibly, Werster has managed to knock down that world record time even further, posting a new video showcasing a complete run that took just 23 minutes and 13 seconds (down from the 33-minute attempt we shared previously). You can see that new run above, and more info on the speedrun can be found in...
News Games Done Quick Kicks Off Special 'Corona Relief' Speedrunning Stream
Plenty of Nintendo games featured
Games Done Quick, a fundraising organisation which has been raising lots of money for charity through speedrunning livestreams over the past few years, has kickstarted a brand new stream to help fight against the current coronavirus pandemic. The stream, which you watch via Twitch below, is raising money for Direct...
Video Speedrunner Beats Super Mario Sunshine With A Guitar Hero Controller
In just over three hours
With all of the hype surrounding the supposed Super Mario remasters headed to Switch this year, we've been feeling pretty tempted to fire up the likes of Super Mario Sunshine for another spin. After playing it for an unhealthy number of hours in our youth we'd like to think we're pretty good at the game by now, but this just...
Video 20 Streamers Compete In Zelda: Breath Of The Wild 'Feed All The Dogs' $1,000 Speedrun
This should be prime time TV
We often describe The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild as the game that keeps on giving, largely because its players are still exploring, experimenting, and discovering new things more than three years after it first launched. The latest craze to hit the speedrunning portion of the Breath of the Wild fan community...
News Speedrunner Beats Zelda: Ocarina Of Time In Under 10 Minutes, Sets New World Record
The new Any% record stands at 9m 56s
Considering it's one of the most famous and beloved Nintendo games of all time, we imagine a fair few of you reading this will have completed, or at least played, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time in one form or another. We also imagine, however, that none of you have ever managed to beat it quite like this...
Video Someone Just Beat Untitled Goose Game In Less Than Four Minutes
Untitled Goose Game is perfect for a quick dose of mischievous fun, but we never thought it'd be played in a way that sees it go quite this quickly. When we reviewed the game a few days ago, we essentially praised everything about the honky wonder but were left wanting more. It's a relatively short game to complete and you'll likely...
News Mario Kart 8 Deluxe World Record Attempt Fittingly Destroyed By Blue Shell
Can you imagine?
Ah, the Blue Shell. As is to be expected, Mario Kart's very own rage-inducing spiky ball of doom, destruction, and relationship breakdowns has claimed yet another victim and, this time, it's even ruined a world record speedrun attempt. Speedrunner Skilloz_ was aiming for a 200cc Star Cup world record in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe,...
News Speedrunner Beats Super Mario Bros. In 4 Minutes 55 Seconds To Claim World Record
A near-perfect run
Chances are you've probably played Super Mario Bros. - the classic NES title that helped catapult the little platforming plumber into stardom has been available to play on so many different consoles at this point that we've actually lost count. It's even available on the Switch thanks to the recent addition of NES games in the...
Video A Speedrunner Has Completed Super Mario World In Under A Minute
Super Mario Woah!
Speedrunning can be a thing of pure beauty; by studying every last detail of a game, and performing incredibly precise actions that seem almost impossible to us mere mortals, players can make even the hardest of games look like a walk in the park as they clear them in a matter of minutes. One such player, SethBling, has taken on...