Top Ten Best Games to Speedrun

The Top Ten

1 Super Mario 64

For all 120 stars or just to complete the game and/or just to complete the story, although I consider that I guess that all 120 stars could be just to complete the game as well! Yeah, I can't do this because of Mario Wing over the Rainbow and other hard levels that will probably stop me from getting all of the stars and/or reaching Bowser and /or reaching the final boss Bowser! - HeavyDonkeyKong

Great choice to speed run because it is THE MOST OVERRATED GAME EVER!

2 Super Metroid

Every time I hear the word speedrun. I think of Super Metroid... Kill the Animals!

Good game, only metroid game on the list so that's where my vote goes to.

Pretty obvious to be honest. More routes through the game than you can count, and one of the games directly responsible for the rise of speedrunning.

It is interesting to see speedruns based on games with different paths and heavily based on backtracking

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3 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

I probably couldn't do this because of THAT WATER TEMPLE! - HeavyDonkeyKong

4 Sonic the Hedgehog 2

A real classic!

5 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
6 Kingdom Hearts
7 Super Mario World
8 Secret of Mana
9 Portal

Incredibly entertaining to run

10 Dark Souls

Isn't this supposed to be one of the hardest Video Games eve rmade of all time ever made of all time ever made? - HeavyDonkeyKong

HeavyDonkeyKong, it’s not that hard and you can speedrun this game. There are speedrun in just a half hour

The Newcomers

? Rayman 2: The Great Escape

The Contenders

11 Super Mario Sunshine
12 Mirrors Edge
13 Metal Gear Solid
14 Paper Mario
15 The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

4 minute speed runs...I'm just saying'.
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth ("Isaac") is a fairly hard game that for the average play often takes about 75 minutes to beat, and sometimes the pro players take that long. So speed runs of 10-20 minutes or less are pretty cool.
It's vague by "Best" refers to here, but I sincerely think Isaac is the best game to speed run in terms of 1. How quickly it can be speed run, 2. How enjoyable it is to speed run the game, and 3. It's the best in making it Possible to speed run it, in giving the player the tools to do a speed run.
Isaac is a fast-paced game, and when you go even faster, its usually because you're more powerful and have awesome weapons to kill all your enemies. The games power-ups are random and varied. So if you get lucky, then the game could give you the most powerful items, which is what allows players to win in 4 minutes.

Check the game out and/or ask me any questions or rebuttals you. - thunderwolfx17

16 Half-Life

The speedrun of the game it's so satisfact to see

17 Super Meat Boy
18 Doom

Shows the 2016 doom when its actually talking about the original doom

19 Portal 2

If you got tired from portal, why not portal 2?

If you bhop in this game it is hard but it's totally worth it

20 Super Mario Odyssey

The BEST cause of the moveset and choices you have.

21 Battletoads
22 The Legend of Zelda: a Link to the Past

Will not get too boring no matter how many times you speed run it!

23 Quake
24 Undertale

its good

25 Tomb Raider

Speedruns of the classic tomb raider games are so entertaining. I love watching all the tricky shortcut jumps and glitches. - jimicenafromintempo

26 Spider-Man

This game isn't even out yet that's how fast people beat it.

- God

27 Banjo-Kazooie
28 Kirby: Squeak Squad

I had to drive out to the hospital, and it was a long drive. So I decided to bring this game to speedrun. In the 3 hours it took, I got through worlds 1-6 with all the treasures. - Garythesnail

29 Cave Story
30 Super Mario Maker
31 Super Mario Bros. 3
32 Left 4 Dead 2

This game has a lot of maps to speedrun and at the workshop they have a lot of maps too

33 Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels
34 Toy Story 2: Buzz Lightyear to the Rescue
35 Mario Kart Wii

A Mario Kart Wii speedrun is when you play four non-retro cups in a certain time. Considering the entire point of the game is racing it is really fun to speedrun.

Best game ever!

36 Super Monkey Ball Deluxe
37 Chrono Trigger
38 Final Fantasy IV
39 Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped
40 Half Life 2
41 Crash Bandicoot 2 - Cortex Strikes Back
42 Rayman
43 Hello Neighbor
44 Final Fantasy VII

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45 Seum Speed Runners from Hell

This game was designed for speedrunning and has a pretty good soundtrack the game has fun physics and I just can't quit.

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