Top Ten Best Video Games to Speedrun

The Top Ten
1 Super Mario 64 Super Mario 64 Product Image

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!

Tons of different categories that work differently but all require amazing movement, making for an entertaining playing and viewing experience.

Best game ever

2 Super Metroid Super Metroid Product Image

The reason Super Metroid is the best is because there are so many options for speedrunning, and new methods are STILL being discovered with the latest method being the "moonfall" glitch/trick discovered 23 years after the game's release. A rich speedrunning community makes this the best game by far.

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.

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.

3 The Legend of Zelda: a Link to the Past The Legend of Zelda: a Link to the Past Product Image

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

Image is not from ALTTP but from Four Swords.
Anyway one of the best to speedrun

4 Dark Souls Dark Souls Product Image

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

Best game I have ever played!

5 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Product Image

A real classic!

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

It's great - once you've done your first playthrough and you have a vague memory of the puzzles you can jump straight in with no strats and still get a 1 hour speedrun which will improve very quickly.

10 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Product Image

My favorite game to play, but speedrunning it is the best thing to watch! especially Majora's Mask!

This is the best

The Contenders
11 Super Mario Sunshine Super Mario Sunshine Product Image
12 Super Mario Odyssey Super Mario Odyssey Product Image

A lot of categories that take different amounts of time, and really fun to play casually and speedrun!

13 Mirror's Edge Mirror's Edge Product Image

The only true speed "running" game.

14 Banjo-Kazooie Banjo-Kazooie Product Image
15 Paper Mario
16 Metal Gear Solid
17 Resident Evil
18 Quake
19 Doom Doom Product Image

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

20 Super Meat Boy
21 Half-Life Half-Life Product Image
22 Spider-Man Spider-Man Product Image
23 SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom Product Image

" We've confirmed that Wii consistently loads faster than GCN, allowing for moderators to accurately determine which console the user played on with video proof. From now on, please indicate whether you played on GCN or Wii if you use one of the two and the moderators will work to convert all past Wii runs listed as GCN to the correct platform. "

24 The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth Product Image

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.

25 Super Mario World

Oh, those glorious golden days.

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