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If you’ve watched any tournament or livestream of a competitive video game, it’s not uncommon to hear the term “meta” being dropped...

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You’ve probably heard the term tossed around casually. You’ve probably heard of people “praying to RNGesus” when referring to video games, which...

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Karl Jobst is at it again with another great speedrunning video. This time, he is covering a newly-discovered skip in the N64...

A DOOM Record That Stood For 20 Years Has Finally Been Broken

It’s been a good few months for speedrunning; a seemingly impossible Super Mario Bros. speedrun was achieved twice, and in February 2019,...

This Guy Has The Speedrunning Record For…Ratatouille?

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Speedrunners Banned From GDQ For Sexist, Transphobic, And Antisemitic Comments

The speedrunning community was thrown for a loop last month when screenshots were leaked that featured two prominent speedrunners saying sexist, transphobic,...

This Might Be The Most Cringeworthy Speedrun Of All-Time

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“Impossible” Super Mario Bros. Speedrun Time Is Broken Twice Within A Month

The original Super Mario Bros. as a speedrunning game has been picked apart and hacked at for years and years. Many players have dissected...

5 Of The Best Speedruns Ever

Speedrunning has become a very popular subculture of video games. Watching people complete games with frame-perfect precision, or even glitch the game’s physics to...

The Ultimate Glossary Of Esports Terminology

Esports is one of the fasting growing industries today, and with many of the most prominent games having a deep grassroots history,...

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