Speed run marathon organization Games Done Quick did their name justice, putting together a marathon to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey in a few brief days. With over two days of speed running goodness, the fun has only begun. GDQ promises all donations will go towards the Houston Food Bank.
Shadow of the Colossus is a fantastic game featuring 16 huge bosses, all with different strategies and approaches. Speed runner Plush just did a full speed run of the game, so I thought it'd be fun to explain each strategy for all 16 of the colossi. Let's dive right in.
Shadow Complex is one of my favorite games to release on Xbox Live Arcade. It's one of the best modern Metroidvania games, and an excellent game to speed run. Here's my thoughts on the tricks used in this years run at SGDQ.
ClusterTruck is a crazy game where you jump across moving trucks in a variety of crazy obstacle courses. It's a tough game to speed run, one made even tougher when the devs and viewers are working against you.
The Lion King for SNES was the Dark Souls of many childhoods. It's only fitting that one of my favorite runs of SGDQ 2017 would be watching runner Akiteru destroy this nostalgic monster. I'll break down exactly how he did it level by level.
Four runners are ready to race to the end of Mega Man X2. Only one will win. Who's the quickest runner of them all?
SGDQ 2017 continues with some horror speed running with the original Resident Evil! Just how quickly can runner RawDerps escape the Spencer Mansion?
SGDQ 2017 featured an awesome speedrun of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2. Let's check it out.
With Summer Games Done Quick 2017 only a few days underway, we've already seen a few world records. However, that might just change with some new information.