Trending
Heat Index
games done quick
Most Recent
 
Read More
January 15, 2019

Meet MASHBot, the touchscreen-tapping, Nintendo DS-playing robot

Enlarge

Since making its public premiere at 2014’s Awesome Games Done Quick marathon, TASBot (the tool-assisted speedrun robot) has repeatedly amazed audiences by performing seemingly impossible in-game feats. Using nothing but pre-recorded electrical signals sent through a game console’s standard controller ports, TASBot has done everything from beating Super Mario Bros. 3 in under a second, to running Twitch chat through a standard SNES, to coding an SNES version of Super Mario Maker on the fly.

But no matter how amazing TASBot’s performances are, there’s still a group of naysayers out there who argue that the robot’s [...]

1
 
Read More
January 13, 2019

Awesome Games Done Quick Ends with $2.3 Million Raised For Charity

On Friday, the charity speedrunning stream hit one million dollars for US charity Prevent Cancer Foundation. Late on Saturday night, it hit two million dollars, and the crowd went wild.

Read more…

 
Read More
November 28, 2018

Games Done Quick ‘Indefinitely’ Splits With Speedrunners Over Sexist And Transphobic Comments

Yesterday, a thread full of conversations between a handful of speedrunners gained traction on Twitter. Said to be screenshotted from a private Discord, these conversations included derogatory comments about women as well as transphobia and antisemitism. After some initial hesitation, speedrun charity organization…

Read more…

 
Read More
October 28, 2018

Charity streaming event Games Done Quick Express is still happening, and it will continue through th

Charity streaming event Games Done Quick Express is still happening, and it will continue through this afternoon and into the early evening. The automated hijinks of TASBot and a speedrun of Super Mario 64 are still coming up, so check it out.

Read more…

Latest Headlines
 
 
Read More
 
Read More

Trending Topics
Tech
Gaming
Android
Apple
gear
News
TC
Deals
Google
Top Stories
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Right Now
 
 
 
 
 
 
Top Five
Heat Index
 
1
Canada’s Corel is acquiring virtualization specialist Parallels in an all-cash deal
 
2
FiLMiC Pro adds LogV2 support for greatly improved dynamic range on latest iPhones
 
3
Black Friday Amazon UK’s Best Deals For PS4, Nintendo Switch, And PC Revealed
 
4
Black Friday 2018’s Nintendo Eshop Game Deals (Switch/3DS): Zelda, Dead Cells, Monster Hunter, More
 
5
Red Dead Redemption 2 Guide: Legendary Animals, Pelts, And Where To Find Them