Destructoid & LoveSac team up for 2nd LoveSac Speedrun

We’re doing it again, folks! Destructoid has teamed up with LoveSac to hold the second annual LoveSac Speedrun Classic! The tournament will visit Boston area malls, movie theaters and Best Buy locations letting gamers of all ages compete for the fastest times in a selection of retro games.

The 3-week competition starts on September 29 and the grand finale takes place at Showcase Live on October 20. Finalists will go head-to-head on the big screen in order to win a golden PowerGlove Trophy, LoveSac t-shirt and a limited edition Pwnage PillowSac adorned with 8-bit graphics, retro color scheme and the legendary Konami Code.

So which games will be available to play? That’s up to you, community! People will be competing in four classic NES games and you get to decide which games those will be from the list below! The final game selections will be announced on Monday the 20 on LoveSac’s Facebook page and right here on Dtoid.

2010 LoveSac Speedrun Classic Itinerary

  • 9/29  LoveSac , NatickCollection  4-8 pm
  • 9/30  University of Rhode Island  1-6 pm
  • 10/1  Showcase Cinemas Deluxe, Dedham  4-9 pm
  • 10/3  Best Buy – FraminghamMall  12-5 pm
  • 10/5  Best Buy – Attleboro, MA  12-5 pm
  • 10/6  Lovesac – Providence Place Mall  4-8 pm
  • 10/8  Showcase Cinemas, Randolph  4-9 pm
  • 10/10  Best Buy – Dedham, MA  12-5 pm
  • 10/13  LoveSac – Mall at Rockingham Park  4-8 pm
  • 10/15  Showcase Cinemas, Revere  4-8 pm
  • 10/19  Babson College  1-6 pm
  • 10/20  Showcase Live at Patriot Place – Finale  4-9 pm
Hamza Aziz