Tag: World Record
News Almost 30 Years Later, This Super Mario Kart Player Has Achieved An "Impossible" Record
From legend to Myth+
Super Mario Kart may have launched way back in 1993 and spawned several sequels since then, but it has lost none of its power when it comes to attracting record-breaking attempts. We've covered the likes of Sami Cetin on Nintendo Life in the past, as well as Guillaume "Antistar" Leviach – two of the world's best Super Mario...
News PlatinumGames' Hideki Kamiya Grabs A Guinness World Record In Arcade Archives Ninja-Kid
Update: Annnnd it's been beaten
Update (23rd Sep, 15:15 BST): And just days later, it appears that Kamiya's record has been broken. He's since shared the following message to Twitter: Translation by Nintendo Soup: “My Ninja-kun score has already been overtaken...” Original Article (19th Sep, 10:00 BST): PlatinumGames board member and...
News Okami Has Just Earned Its Second Guinness World Record
After earning its first back in 2006
With Okami HD releasing on Switch just a couple of months ago, instantly becoming "one of the easiest recommendations we can make for your Switch library", we're sure fans of the game have been pretty happy as of late. Well, now they might have even more to be joyous about, as the title has just been awarded its...
Random Twitch Streamer Accidentally Sets New Tetris World Record
As you do
You know those times when you turn on your favourite classic NES title, casually play about with it for a while, and then accidentally set a world record in one of the most intense, concentration-centric video games of all time? Nope, neither do we. Amazingly, though, this very thing just happened to a Twitch streamer and it is rather...
Random Speedrunner Sets New World Record For Blindfolded Run of Super Mario World
Of course that's a thing
Speedrunning is an impressive feat in and of itself. Gamers spend countless hours of their lives memorizing games' structure and design to the point that they understand nearly every bump, crack, and crevice, all in order to beat the game as fast as humanly possible. Very few are capable of competing with the very best in...
News The Donkey Kong High Score Has Been Topped Again
How high can you get?
Donkey Kong has long since been a popular game for aspiring world record holders to challenge in hopes of being the "King of Kong". Mario and Donkey Kong's inaugural debut may seem to be a simple enough game, but competitors have been battling for years over the crown, continuously pushing the limits of what was thought to be...
News The Ocarina of Time Speedrun World Record Has Been Beaten Yet Again
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is not only an all-time classic game, but the source of one of the most keenly fought speedrun world records. Speedrunning experts continue to set new standards, each seemingly defying the odds more than before. Well, the record has been beaten again, once again utilising quirky skips that can be accessed...
News Four Students Set New Mario Kart Marathon World Record
"As a matter of fact this was an incredibly difficult thing to achieve"
Many of us have had some excessively long gaming sessions, after which we may look back and think "what was I doing?!". They can be fun, though, and there are often teams of people that use gaming marathons to raise money for charity, among other things, taking what is an...
News World's Finest to Compete This Weekend at the Kong Off
Join us for live coverage
You've seen the movies. You've read the interviews. You've designed the shirts. You've cheered for the former champion. And to top it off, the bar just got raised by 20,000 points. This weekend is what it's all been building up to: The Ko
News English Girl Becomes Biggest Collector of Pokémon Memorabilia
She caught 'em all - and then some
21 year old Lisa Courtney was declared the biggest Pokémon collector of them all by the Guinness Book of Records 2010 with over 12,000 items. Courtney started collecting 'em all 13 years ago. She found it a relief from the bullying she suffered from school at the time due to a physical disability. Since Guinness...