The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 7-minute barrier broken
On July 22, 2021, Savestate broke the 7-minute barrier for the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Any% speedrun.
Runs at ESA Summer 2021 you don’t want to miss
ESA Summer 2021 gets underway on July 23. We've compiled a list of can't-miss speedruns from the week-long event that are sure to delight fans!
Insight into the mind of catalystz
Who is catalystz? He produces educational speedrunning content as well as being one of the world's best Dark Souls players. Check out our interview with this skilled speedrunning content creator!
FrozenFlygone is a Celeste speedrunner who recently performed runs at SGDQ and Power Up With Pride. We spoke with her about speedrunning for our July Spotlight.
Final SGDQ 2021 Highlights
With SGDQ 2021 a wrap, we're taking one last opportunity to highlight some of our favorite events from the week-long speedrunning event.
Mid-week highlights for SGDQ 2021
Now midway through the event, SGDQ 2021 continues to deliver with memorable speedruns. Let's take a look at the highlights from the last couple of days.
Check if your runs are at risk due to a YouTube policy change
On July 23rd, your runs may become unavailable on Speedrun.com due to a YouTube policy change.
Early highlights from SGDQ 2021
Summer Games Done Quick 2021 got underway July 4 and runs through July 11. We've compiled some early highlights from the first three days of the event. Let's take a look!
How Dead Space Speedrunners cut their runs in half
Ahead of Dead Space's debut at SGDQ, let's take a look at the tech that allowed speedrunners to reduce their run times by half.
Glitch Hunting: What is it and how do you do it?
Glitch Hunting is an important activity within speedrunning — but what is it, *exactly*? And how can you get started?
Pride Month Speedrunners Spotlight
For Pride Month, we spoke with three talented LGBTQIA+ streamers about their experiences with speedrunning.
E3 2021: 8 Indie Titles for Speedrunners
E3 2021 introduced us to many intriguing new games. Today, we're taking a look at eight Indie titles that look promising for speedruns.
Lifeslide: speedrunning as a paper plane
An indie title that was on display at E3, Lifeslide's simple concept supports both a zen gameplay experience and a challenging speedrun opportunity.
Coming soon: Severed Steel, an FPS for speedrunners
Sitting down with the developer of Severed Steel, we learned how this game is built for speedrunning.
E3 2021: Top 8 AAA titles for speedrunners
E3 loaded up our wishlists with AAA titles full of speedrunning potential, including Elden Ring and Dying Light 2, among others! Here are some highlights expected to be released in 2021 and 2022.
How DOOM speedrunners skip the Praetor Suit
The Praetor Suit and accompanying cutscene were one of the last major slow points to overcome for DOOM speedrunning. This is the story of how it was solved.
Power Up With Pride, an Un-BEE-lievable Hit
Power Up With Pride 2021 was a success with plenty of entertaining speedruns, including new World Records, and an incredibly wholesome Community Segment.
Days Gone: speedrunning a game port
A PC port for Days Gone was recently released. Let's take a look at what impact a port has on the game's speedrunning community.
Power Up With Pride 2021: 5 years strong
Look no farther for a good way to spend the first weekend of June: Power Up With Pride kicks off the month with a charity speedrunning marathon.
Have you ever been excited to speedrun a new game but discovered there's an embargo on speedruns? Let's talk about embargoes, what they mean, and how they can be helpful!
SGDQ's schedule has a speedrun for everyone
With a packed schedule, SGDQ is coming to our screens July 4-10. We've picked a few highlights, but you cannot go wrong watching any of these awesome speedruns.
Submitting to Speedrunning Marathons
Submitting to a run to a speedrunning marathon can be an intimidating process. We've got some advice to make the most of your application!
Spotlight: Coldeggman and Animal Crossing
What's the longest speedrun you've ever done? This month's Spotlight focuses on Coldeggman who recently completed a speedrun that took more than 26 days. That's dedication, folks!
Speedrunning games in a series
When a new game is released in a series, what can speedrunners take away from speedruns of earlier titles?
mralberto23 broke three Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD barriers
In a flurry of broken records, mralberto23 has put his mark on the Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD leaderboards.
Break the Record Live highlights
This past weekend, Break the Record Live gave us hours of Minecraft speedrunning with serious prize money on the line. Let's review some of the event's highlights!
BTRL returns with Minecraft
From April 30-May 2, ESA will run Break the Record Live featuring the Minecraft Any% 1.16+ World Record and a significant bounty.
Spotlight: Prince of Persia Community
This month, we put a spotlight on the delightful Prince of Persia community. Let's learn about the history of these speedrunners.