Ninja Gaiden speedrun/race ends in photo finish
What makes a speedrun even more exciting? A race. And what makes a speedrunning race more exciting? A photo finish.
That’s exactly what happened when the speedrunners at the Awesome Games Done Quick charity marathon decided to tackle the Ninja Gaiden trilogy in a relay race that would go down right to the wire.
The original Ninja Gaiden games for the NES are notoriously difficult, and running just one of them as quickly as the gamers at AGDQ do is quite feat
But a group of speedrunners blazing through all three titles consecutively in a showdown with another team, in a race that couldn’t possibly be any closer? Now that’s impressive.