2021 ESA Winter by European Speedrunner Assembly began this morning (though there was a 20-hour speedrun of Skies of Arcadia: Legends yesterday as a pre-show). As anticipated, for pandemic causes, that is an online-only occasion. Also, ESA usually runs two streams, a principal channel and a second one which handles lengthy or area of interest video games, this occasion solely has the principle channel.
The occasion advantages Alzheimerfonden, which is a Swedish charity that focuses on Alzheimer’s Disease analysis.
If you wish to watch an Any% speedrun of Cyberpunk 2077, then it’s at the moment scheduled for Friday at round 7:30pm EST / 4:30 PST / 12:30 AM Saturday UTC. I have no idea the state of Cyberpunk speedruns, similar to whether or not it’s straight-forward or horribly damaged, nevertheless it was given a three-hour and thirty-minute estimate. It will happen proper after Final Fantasy VII Remake and proper earlier than Golden Sun: The Lost Age. I’m a fan of longer JRPG runs, in order that must be day.
Other highlights embody a Mirror’s Edge (PC) inbounds race of Meteos_Probably vs BINGOBONGOS. There may also be a Pokémon Emerald Randomizer race between 360Chrism and SheNanagans “Pokédex Blackout” on the morning of the final day. The run will finish with Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories.
The donation totals are usually a lot smaller than Games Done Quick, however they’re nonetheless within the $50,000 to $90,000 vary. Good for the charity, and good when you’ve got a horrible pun that you really want somebody to awkwardly learn.