A new speedrunning world record has been set in Super Mario Galaxy 2. Twitch streamer girlfriend Jhay beat his own record by just over four seconds.
In case you missed it or want to see it again (who wouldn’t??) visit BIG GG Shinshin Get WR in Super Mario Galaxy 2! From GG to HardcoreGaming, @SuperT302and the great race MutantsAbyss too, Wow! #AGDQ2023 pic.twitter.com/vQgCluJ9rP
— GamesDoneQuick (@GamesDoneQuick) January 10, 2023
A new record was set during Great Game Completed Quick StreamAt , Jhay took on Mutantsabyss, Hardcoregaming and Supervipert302 in speedrunning races. Jhay’s Any% with Bank run — a reference to Bank Toad required to unlock the final galaxy in the game — he completed in 2:54:51.33. This was him 4.4 seconds faster than him. Record before 2:54:55.
Jhay tweeted in all caps to celebrate the new record.
I just got WR live at GDQ in front of 80k people of 80k people
I reached the peak of my life
Galaxy Forever pic.twitter.com/N6wGvpmeEm
— Jay 🏴 (@NotImJhay) January 11, 2023
Super Mario Galaxy 2 is one of many speedrunning events taking place at Awesome Games Done Quick on Twitch all this week. Other notable events include running The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, and other popular games.
Awesome Games Done Quick runs through Saturday, January 14th, with all proceeds from viewer donations going to the Prevent Cancer Foundation.
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