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175. The Town With No Name

The Town With No Name (1992, PC) by On-Line Entertainment

Current Any% Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

My name’s not Shane, kid.

Certainly one of the easiest (and dumbest) any% speedruns this side of Crazybus, The Town With No Name is a silly, humorous, and ridiculous comedy game disguised as a serious attempt at a Spaghetti Western...

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158. Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes (2002, PlayStation) by Ubisoft

No Leaderboard (yet)

I never saw this coming.

Much like the humans in the films’ universe which “blew it up”, I was blindsided with how much this game was a joy to route, speedrun, and play...

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149. Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero

Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero (1997, Nintendo 64) by Midway Games

Current Any% Speedrun.com leaderboard (filter to N64)

This was something I was not looking forward to at all...

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137. Porky’s

Porky’s (1983, Atari 2600) by 20th Century Fox

Current Speedrun.com Leaderboard

This is a silly speedrun.  Let’s keep it real.

Porky’s is a late-Atari 2600 (VCS) game released by Fox in the heat of the 1983 video game crash.  It sold relatively poorly...

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64. Alien vs. Predator

Alien vs. Predator (1994, Jaguar) by Atari

Current Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
–Alien vs Predator (Jaguar)
-Tempest 2000 (Jaguar)
-Cybermorph (Jaguar)
-Doom (Jaguar) (another version of Doom is reviewed here for 32x)
-Attack of the Mutant Penguins (Jaguar)
-Kasumi Ninja (Jaguar)
-Super Mario Bros ...

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170. Bad News Baseball

Bad News Baseball (1990, NES) by Tecmo

Current Any% Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

This game couldn’t have been drawn at a better time.

The Trials are chock-full of difficult games, bad games, and games I did NOT want to play...

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68. T2: The Arcade Game

T2: The Arcade Game (1992, SNES) by LJN

Current SNES Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
T2: The Arcade Game (SNES)
-Terminator 2: Judgment Day (SNES)
-Terminator 2: Judgment Day (NES)
-Terminator 2: Judgment Day (Game Boy)
-The Simpsons: Bart vs the World (NES) (also shown in this episode, but not chosen)
...

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67. The Terminator

The Terminator (1993, Sega CD) by Virgin Games

Current Any% Easy Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
The Terminator (Sega CD)
-The Terminator (NES)
-The Wizard of Oz (SNES)
-The Terminator (SNES)
-Super Star Wars (SNES)
-Terminator 2 (NES) (also shown in this episode, but not chosen)

The opening credit craw...

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59. Link: The Faces of Evil

Link: The Faces of Evil (1993, Philips CD-i) by Philips Interactive Media

Current Any% Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
Link: The Faces of Evil (CD-i)
-Zelda’s Adventure (CD-i)
-The Legend of Zelda (NES)
-Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon (CD-i)
-The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (SNES)
-Hotel Mario (CD-i...

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58. Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon

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

Current All Cutscenes Leaderboard (speedrun.com)

GAMES FROM THIS EPISODE OF AVGN:
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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