Iron Man Speedruns: Combining The Fighting Game Meta And Speedrunning

With the introduction of rollback netcode and integrated matchmaking via Slippi, online Super Smash Bros. Melee has never been easier, smoother or...

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Speedrunning is a niche aspect of hardcore gaming, but once you start to dive into it, you realize just how much depth...

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If you’ve ever stumbled onto a Kaizo video on YouTube, you will see some of the most frustrating and difficult looking Mario...
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Why Balance Is So Important In A Competitive Video Game

If you’ve heard someone rage at something in a video game, claiming that a character or technique is “OP” or “broken,” it’s...

What Is “APM” In Gaming?

If you watch real-time strategy or fighting games, the term “APM” will find its way to you. It’s a term that applies...

This Famicom Bootleg Of ‘Super Mario World’ Is Both Hilarious And Amazing

Super Mario World is one of the greatest Mario titles of all-time, as well as a must-have for the Super Nintendo Entertainment...

What Does It Mean To Be Frame-Perfect?

When you dive into the world of competitive gaming, you’ll be hearing a lot about frames; whether it’s frames-per-second or frame data,...

Did You Know: In 2016, SMB3 Speedrunner Mitchflowerpower Appeared On ‘The Late Show With...

July 2016 introduced a new segment on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert called the “Late Show 3-Legged Race” which had Twitch...

The Super Marihour Challenge: A Showcase In Top Level Speedrunning

Speedrunning the old Super Mario games is a popular and competitive field; many of the categories have been honed to perfection, so...

How To Beat Zelda: A Link To The Past In Under 3 Minutes

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is one of the most popular SNES games and is widely considered to...

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Elden Ring, Months Later

When Elden Ring was released at the end of February, it took the gaming world by storm. It became one of the...

This Technique Was Banned To Prevent An Already Broken Character From Being More Broken

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Improving Your Internet Connection For Online Gaming

There is no worse experience than lag or stuttering while playing your favorite games online. While some games are simple enough to...