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SpeedDemosArchive and SpeedRunsLive are at it again! Next week will mark the beginning of another of SDA and SRL’s charity speedrunning marathons, featuring the best speedrunners on the web. Of course, the Zelda runs are rampant, and are sure to cool sight to see. There are going to be cool prizes, and loads of fun donation incentives, so make sure to think about donating, in support of the Prevent Cancer Foundation! Check out the Zelda game schedule after the jump!

It’s that time of year again! The awesome charity marathon, the Zeldathon, is about to start! Literally! Their stream page has a countdown running at the moment with some sweet Zelda remixes playing for those eagerly awaiting the start of the marathon. As always, expect loads of Zelda titles to be played through (with even more that can be played, if enough money is raised), and of course, hilarious shenanigans will ensue after everyone starts donating and demanding that the…

Over the past six years the Zeldathon Team has sponsored a marathon several times a year to raise money for various charities and to date the team has raised over $625k! On December 27th, the 15th biannual Zeldathon will be broadcast live via Twitch starting at 4pm ET, with the goal of raising a total of 150,000. The Zeldathon Team is proud to announce that this years charity will be HelpHOPELive, a group that helps to support community based fundraising…

Nintendo UK announced today via Twitter that they will be hosting a special Tri Force Heroes stream live on Twitch. The stream is scheduled to happen tomorrow, the 21st of October. The stream will start at 6pm UK time, 10AM PT, 1PM ET. Tune in to the live Nintendo UK Twitch stream tomorrow for some Tri Force Heroes fun!   Source: Twitter (via: Nintendo Everything)

Summer Games Done Quick, the annual summertime speedrunning marathon run by SpeedDemosArchive, has started! The runs are well underway and donations are continually rolling in, all in support of Doctors Without Borders. Of course, it would not be a Games Done Quick marathon without lots of fun donation incentives, and plenty of great prizes to win. Hit the jump for the stream, an updated schedule of times for Zelda speedruns, and a list of prizes to be won during those…

Yesterday at 4PM Eastern Standard Time this Summer’s semi-annual Zeldathon started streaming to the public. For those who aren’t familiar, Zeldathon raises money for a charity of its choice twice a year by playing Zelda games straight for as long as fan donations meet the goals set to extend playing time. This summer, the Zeldathon team is raising money for Charity: Water, with the mission to bring clean and safe drinking water to people across the globe. Zeldathon worked with…

Yet another speedrunning record has been smashed, and this time it’s for the 100% Completion of Wind Waker (GCN). A 100% speedrun consists of doing everything possible in the game, such as mastering every minigame, collecting every item, gathering every heart piece, and – of course – finishing everything in the main quest…

Many may recall that Cosmo, popular speedrunner of Ocarina of Time with his famous world record of 18:10, once said that “Ocarina of Time is dead”, in terms of new speedrunning tricks being found. Even the now world record holder, 17-year-old skater82297, said in August that the ever-chased-after sub-18-minute run would not happen. Yet, just recently, on his Twitch stream, skater caught a 17:47 world record. This just goes to show that there is almost always room for optimization, and…

We knew this was coming, and with the new glitch what was once thought of as impossible has now been achieved. Jodenstone has amazed us all again with another any % Ocarina of Time run, this time completing the game in only 17:55. Hit the jump to watch history in the making.

Recently, speedrunner Jodenstone had topped his recent Ocarina of Time record by about 2 seconds, making the world record 18 minutes and 5 seconds. Today, speedrunner Skater82297 -who has been known to discover various glitches in Ocarina of Time- has topped the world record with a record time of 18:03 (18 minutes and 3 seconds) for an Any% Speedrun. In fact, he’s going for another almost immediately after hitting the world record. If you’re quick enough, you may be able…