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People are speedrunning Mario Odyssey with demo kiosks

Like any Mario game, Super Mario Odyssey is conducive to speedrunning. It's not just the scope of your basic abilities that makes this particular iteration so exciting, but the power to "capture" other enemies as Cappy, and turn y...

 
 
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Infinite Remix: The Story of the Link to the Past Randomizer

In The Beginning... Nintendo’s 1992 masterpiece, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is a perfectly paced action adventure game, where our plucky hero, Link, must travel the world of Hyrule acquiring the knowledge and tools neces...

 
 
 
 
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Harvey Relief Done Quick weekend begins now

Games Done Quick is doing a short weekend marathon of speed-runnning in typical GDQ fashion to raise money for those affected by the devastating Hurricane Harvey that hit Texas this week.  Harvey Relief Done Quick is kicking off w...

 
 
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Turns out Nintendo is really good at Splatoon 2

Different parts of Splatoon 2 require different skills. I like to think I'm good (maybe even fresh) when it comes to Salmon Run, passable at multiplayer, and barely competent in single-player. That one level, Floaty Fun? I died, uh, "too ma...

 
 
 
 
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Prey speedrunner sets sub-seven minute world record

Arkane Studio's Prey is a sci-fi masterpiece. It's an open-ended game that encourages player expression through intricate systems supported by countless little details that create a sense of life aboard a floating space station.  Throu...

 
 
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Watch a random world record speedrun all day, every day

Speedrunning is one of my favorite things to watch. Sometimes presented with our without commentary, I just love watching people tackle a game and using strategies from the community while adding their own spins to it. It helps me become a ...

 
 
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People keep beating Prey way too fast

Within a week of release, Prey has become the year's hottest speed-game.  Earlier this week, Destructoid reported on an impressive, twenty-two minute Prey speedrun. That's fast. Today, speedrunner Bjurnie holds the Prey world reco...

 
 
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Someone already beat Prey in under 20 minutes

It's only been out a few days, but people are already speed-running the new Prey with impressive results. Twitch streamer DraQu just clocked a sub-20-minute time, embedded above. This run is an improvement on his 44-minute time from yester...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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This hour-and-a-half Nioh speedrun isn't messing around

Nioh is still new. There are untold builds, routes, and exploits left for the community to discover. And yet here we already are, two weeks after release, with a 1:36:51 "All Main Missions" run by Distortion2. There's a lot of running and ...

 
 
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Resident Evil 7 speedrunners take a stab at knife-only route

Speedrunners are a talented bunch. Just a few days after Resident Evil 7's release, dedicated players managed to complete the survival horror game in under two hours. Now, they've done it again, with a knife-only speedrun that clocks in...

 
 
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Resident Evil 7 speedruns are already under two hours

Runthroughs of recently-released Resident Evil 7 require around 10 hours. And while there's a trophy for finishing in under four, the speed run community is already under the two hour mark.  Twitch's Stirliing currently claims the top...

 
 
 
 
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Awesome Games Done Quick's 2017 schedule has me excited again

Just under three months to go until you have to put your backlogs on hold for a week to watch a cavalcade of insane and informative speed-runs. The next event will be held from January 8 through January 15, and with the schedule now finaliz...

 
 
 




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