Speedrunning charity event Summer Games Done Quick recently raised over $1.2 million for Doctors Without Borders, and they had a lot of fun with video games along the way. Earlier we shared footage of four speedrunners competing in Super Metroid, and now we've got a double dose of action. First, speedrunner Shenanagans catches all 151 Pokémon in Pokémon Blue in under 2 hours (with the help of glitches), and then he and speedrunner Keizaron compete to finish the game while blindfolded. You can check out all the fun by clicking below!

Super Metroid is one of the top-rated games of all time and is considered to be the quintessential Metroid experience, but it's also popular for another reason. The game's open world and exploitable game mechanics are perfect for speedrunners, and Super Metroid is one of the most popular speedrunning games in the world. As part of the Summer Games Done Quick charity drive (using video games to raise money for Doctors Without Borders), four of the top Super Metroid players in the world raced each other through the game at the same time. You can check it out by clicking below!

It hasn’t been long since The Legend of Zelda got the Unreal Engine 4 makeover, but the Hero of Hyrule has already returned for more…in a way. For several weeks YouTuber CryZENx has uploaded videos featuring various classic characters within the graphics engine, including Mario, Sonic, the original starter Pokémon, and even Kirby. This latest video features Deku Link from Majora’s Mask spinning around the open-world demo from previous installments. While simplistic compared to some earlier videos in the series, this may be some of the smoothest character design yet. Head inside to see for yourself!

There are tons of gaming enthusiast podcasts out in the wild, but almost none of the top-tier podcasts are made specifically for Nintendo fans. That's where we come in! We here at Gamnesia are bringing you a new episode of "Nintendo Week," a podcast made for Nintendo fans by Nintendo fans.

This week, join Alex Plant, Ben Lamoreux, and host Colin McIsaac as they discuss recent Nintendo news, including the latest Smash Bros. DLC and what it means for King K. Rool, Pokkén Tournament's US launch, Nintendo's competitor to Loot Crate, who should succeed Satoru Iwata as CEO of Nintendo, and plenty of other recent topics. Give it a listen below, and head inside if you'd like to learn more on this week's stories!

With the upcoming release of Rare Replay, Rare's Creative Director Gregg Mayles thought it would be an awesome idea to tweet a design document for a scrapped spin-off to Perfect Dark called Velvet Dark. While Mayles did not provide any additional information regarding the game's development or whether it made it past the initial planning stage, he did mention that it was planned to be released for the Nintendo 64. Interestingly enough, the document also suggests Game Boy Advance compatibility despite being developed for the N64.

You can check out the tweet in closer detail after the jump!

Originally announced for Xbox One at E3 this year by Rare, Rare Replay provides a collection of 30 games from their past 30 years of releases. Notable games in the collection include the Banjo-Kazooie series, both Viva Piñata games, Conker's Bad Fur Day, and many others. However, in a recent Twitch stream by a part of the Rare team, they suggested something that could potentially make many fans very happy. Head inside to learn more!

Nintendo of America revealed yesterday via Twitter that three Kirby games would be coming to the North American Wii U eShop on July 30 in celebration of the anniversary of the original North American release of Kirby's Dream Land on August 1, 1992. Now, we have confirmation of which Kirby games we'll be getting thanks to ESRB ratings that have emerged for the titles. The games in question are Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards, for Nintendo 64, Kirby: Squeak Squad, for Nintendo DS, and Kirby's Return to Dreamland, for Wii.

Head past the jump to see Nintendo's tweet and the ESRB ratings.

Twenty years after the series' initial release, Chrono Trigger and Chrono Cross will be getting an official arrangement of music. This album comes courtesy of Square Enix and Yasunori Mitsuda, who is best known for composing the original music for both games. Find out more inside!

Spectacularly talented classical pianist Sonya Belousova of the YouTube channel Player Piano performs a lively medley of tunes from the original Super Mario Bros. in her latest video. Belousova plays on a custom piano shaped like a giant NES console, with Mario-themed effects and visuals in the background. The performance is dedicated to recently deceased Nintendo President and CEO Satoru Iwata. The NES piano will be featured in a giveaway once Player Piano reaches one million subscribers. You can watch the video inside.

Gerudo Valley is one of the most iconic songs in the Legend of Zelda series, even though it hasn't appeared in all that many games. In the video after the jump, we can see YouTube user DaveYard Shift perform an arrangement of this song with his mariachi band. DaveYard Shift says in his channel description that he he is trying to show both Mexican and video game culture, and I think this video is a perfect example of that. This performance will join a long list of video game music fan arrangements that will hopefully keep expanding, so that we can all relive our precious memories in different ways.

Hit the jump to see the video!