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The Incredible Story of Mario Kart: The Shortcuts of Double Dash

Image: Nintendo / Kotaku When Mario Kart: Double Dash was released in 2003, a key shortcut on one of the game’s tracks – Waluigi Stadium –was discovered almost immediately. The following shortcut would not be included until 2018. That’s a eternity in video games/speedrunning years, and there’s a great story behind it, that’s why Summoning …

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The Incredible Story of Mario Kart: The Shortcuts of Double Dash

Image: Nintendo / Kotaku When Mario Kart: Double Dash was released in 2003, a key shortcut on one of the game’s tracks – Waluigi Stadium –was discovered almost immediately. The following shortcut would not be included until 2018. That’s a eternity in video games/speedrunning years, and there’s a great story behind it, that’s why Summoning …

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Games Done Quick 2022’s Metroid-Heavy Final Night Is Going To Reign

A relay race in Super Mario Maker 2 is one of this weekend’s events to watch.Image† Nintendo for the past week, Done quickly has held its annual speedrunning festival. As always, the event was great, packed with some truly stunning achievements, including a full of exploits run through Halo Infinite‘s open world like campaign† But …

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Neon White’s leaderboards are overrun with cheaters

Screenshot† Annapurna / Kotaku It’s like clockwork: a game comes out with a robust competitive component… and is immediately overrun with players shooting to the top with nefarious, unsanctioned means, in other words, cheaters. The last victim is neon whitea multi-genre speedrunning game developed by Angel Matrix and published by Annapurna Interactive. What is most …

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Neon White’s leaderboards are overrun with cheaters

Screenshot† Annapurna / Kotaku It’s like clockwork: a game comes out with a robust competitive component… and is immediately overrun with players shooting to the top with nefarious, unsanctioned means, in other words, cheaters. The last victim is neon whitea multi-genre speedrunning game developed by Angel Matrix and published by Annapurna Interactive. What is most …

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