A while back, speedrunners believed that they had achieved a near-perfect completion time for Ocarina of Time, that nobody could beat the game much faster than 18 minutes and 10 seconds. Two years later, the time has been shaved down to an incredible 17 minutes and 24 seconds, and it's all because of a trick that lets runners pull a bottle from nowhere.
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Some time ago, the "Impossible Coin" was discovered in Super Mario 64. It took 18 years to finally collect. Mario 64 guru Scott "pannenkoek2012" Buchanan recently discovered a new, unobtainable coin in Tiny Huge Island.
The latest Need for Speed got me thinking about going fast and furious. And as it so happens, there's one game that deals with both in spades.
That game, as it so happens, is also one of the most under-appreciated racing games ever made. It should be mentioned in the same sentence, with equal weight, as Mario Kart, but it doesn't.
That game is Re-Volt, it's bloody awesome, and you can still play it today.
Final Fantasy shows up on every platform under the sun these days, making it hard to remember the RPG juggernaut used to be one of gaming's biggest exclusives. But over the course of Final Fantasy's more than 30 years of video games, it's twice shifted alliances in ways that had huge rippling effects.
Thanks to the release of Rare Replay today, Xbox One owners will now be able to play seven Nintendo 64 classics on Microsoft's console. Nintendo's current console, the Wii U, only sells people the chance to play six.