Speedrunners

Punch Club Becomes The First Big Indie Hit Of 2016

Punch Club Becomes The First Big Indie Hit Of 2016

Out of everything that’s released in 2016, two titles have stuck out in my mind. The first one is the subversive platformer-puzzler hybrid Pony Island, which certainly stands out for being one of the more meta titles in recent times. The second is Punch Club, the boxing management simulator whose…

How Resident Evil Speedruners Save Time By Stair-Skating

How Resident Evil Speedruners Save Time By Stair-Skating

Every second counts when you’re trying a world record, which means players tend to discover some bizarre tricks to shave off time. Resident Evil speedrunners have been mining tricks for years, but they’re gaining new life with the re-release. The most entertaining one I’ve discovered is what some call “stair…