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155. Streets of Rage 2

Streets of Rage 2 (1992, Genesis) by Sega

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Streets of Rage 2 (Genesis)
-Eternal Champions (Genesis)
-Evander Holyfield’s “Real Deal” Boxing (Genesis)
-Street Fighter II (Genesis)
-Mortal Kombat 3 (Genesis)
-Sonic the Hedgehog (Genesis) (also shown in this episod...

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198. The Legend of Kage

The Legend of Kage (1987, NES) by Taito

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Considering that the game before The Legend of Kage was Kid Kool, one of the worst games I’ve ever played, my bar was set low for this game to be a fun or rewarding speedrun...

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58. Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon

Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon (1993, Philips CD-i) by Philips Interactive Media

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Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon (CD-i)
-Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (NES)
-Link: The Faces of Evil (CD-i)
-The Legend of Zelda (NES)

Some games are so legendary in their a...

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44. Super Mario Bros. 3

Super Mario Bros. 3 (1990, NES) by Nintendo

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Some games are amazing speedruns that start off awfully. Others are runs that seem really good at first, and then quickly become a chore or annoyance. This game leans towards the latter...

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85. Ninja Gaiden

Ninja Gaiden (1989, NES) by Tecmo

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I was never able to conquer this game as a child, and I’m far from alone: this game is brutal. Even with speed strats, this is no walk in the park, but I was very intimidated by this game for years. It wasn’t until I found Twitch, and by extension Arcus, ...

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77. Castlevania

Castlevania (1987, NES) by Konami

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There’s a reason the Nerd loves this game so much… and a reason I do, as well. And we’re not alone; this is the first game in one of the most iconic and influential franchises in video game history...

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33. Super Mario Bros.

Super Mario Bros. (1985, NES) by Nintendo

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There are a handful of speedruns on the NES that are better than Super Mario Bros., but you’d be hard-pressed to name any that are more iconic or popular. Even games such as The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Bros. 3 cannot claim the level of pop...

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