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Posts Tagged “gaming”

Tool-Assisted Speedruns Out of Context

Posted on December 15th, 2021 by Hitstun

In only one week, @TASNoContext speedran becoming my new favorite Twitter account. TASVideos publisher EZGames69 posts short clips of old games freaking out when they receive frame-perfect sequences of gamepad input. Already, the tool-assisted madness has consumed Contra III, Sonic 2 and 3, Pokémon Yellow, UMK3, Donkey Kong 64, and dozens more. Source: @TASNoContext media […]

Krzysztof Słowikowski – Mega Man 3 Guitar Playthrough (revised)

Posted on July 8th, 2021 by Hitstun

Oh boy, it’s a Mega Man! The Mega Man games always have rockin’ soundtracks. Krzysztof “MET” Słowikowski made metal covers of every game in the entire classic series, some of the X games, and some other random stuff. Source: Krzysztof Słowikowski via searching for the Mega Man II Game Boy soundtrack

The 8-Bit Big Band

Posted on April 18th, 2021 by Hitstun

The 8-Bit Big Band plays memorable video game tunes arranged for their incredible New York orchestra from the Before Times. I’m really vibing to this, so it’s a natural fit for this blog’s music pantheon. Source: The 8-Bit Big Band and YouTube and Bandcamp via andyTHPS Community Tournament #2

Drop Rate – “Donut Land” by Hitstun

Posted on February 17th, 2021 by Hitstun

Drop Rate has this super nice dude who plays Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 custom parks and some indie games. He has a knack for finding cool stuff, and he found my PS4 park, Donut Land! Um…I think I broke him. Sorry. Source: Drop Rate via YouTube searches for THPS 1+2 parks

Magnetro – Marvel vs Capcom 2 – Ataraxia Combo Video

Posted on January 26th, 2021 by Hitstun

We’ve seen tool-assisted Marvel before, but Ataraxia takes it to new heights with camera hacks so we can see some previously offscreen setups. Combo scientists like Magnetro treat MvC2 like a puzzle game where they can create a bouncing Colossus, interruptable Ruby Heart supers, and Dhalsim’s rapid-fire turban attack. Leave it to Magnetro to put […]