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Pannenkoek2012

Posted on September 29th, 2016 by Hitstun

Super Mario 64 arrived in North America twenty years ago today. I used to speedrun it badly. Pannenkoek2012 is still finding new ways to exploit game mechanics and collect stars with as few A button presses as possible. This involves accelerating to relativistic speeds to travel to parallel universes. On his second channel, he uses […]

My Life in Gaming – retroUSB’s AVS NES

Posted on September 13th, 2016 by Hitstun

The certified video nerds at My Life in Gaming got to review the retroUSB AVS, a new system that plays NES carts and accessories accurately in glorious 720p. I’m still playing my Famicom carts on a Power Joy, so I really want this. Source: My Life in Gaming via the Backloggery

Core-A Gaming

Posted on August 31st, 2016 by Hitstun

Core-A Gaming posts fun videos that make fighting game concepts easier to understand. The one I’ve posted here explains what makes a move too powerful by breaking down properties of hitboxes, frame data, and even hitstun. Source: Core-A Gaming via YouTube subscription

Destiny Potato

Posted on August 11th, 2016 by Hitstun

Look at the bands I listen to. I’m not picky. If they’ve got heavy riffs, serious skills, catchy melodies, and good variety, I’m in. Posting your entire album online helps too. Serbian rock band Destiny Potato hits on all sixes. Potatoes gonna potate. Source: Destiny Potato via Spotify Discover Weekly again

Ben Heck’s Nintendo-Playstation Prototype

Posted on July 22nd, 2016 by Hitstun

Famous retro console modder Benjamin Heckendorn got his hands on the priceless Sony SNES-CD prototype. After examining its components, Ben Heck makes some repairs to get it running better than we’ve ever seen it before. Source: YouTube via recommended videos for a Beefy Smash Doods video?