The world record speedrun achieved at last week’s Summer Games Done Quick charity event was struck from the record after admitting that the runner was forged. The runner in question is Mekarazium, who ran both Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and its DLC, Blade Wolf, during the marathon. According to, both runs were subsequently removed from the Games Done Quick YouTube channel and Mekarazium was banned from future GDQ events. PCGamesN (Opens in a new tab)..
The main revenge run is believed to have been legal live, but a few days after the event, Mekarazium told the event organizer a Black Wolf DLC “world record” 6 minutes 55 seconds run (more than before Mekarazium). It was also perfectly 25 seconds faster) and was actually a pre-recorded video created by splicing multiple speedrun segments into one, seemingly perfect run. ..
This kind of edited speedrun is usually created as a demonstration of what is theoretically possible with a perfect run, but Mekarazium tried to see it off in front of thousands of audiences. To insult the injury, the Black Wolf DLC attempt was only possible after the viewer had donated $ 25,000 in bulk towards the goal.
Summer Games Done Quick is back as a face-to-face event in Minneapolis this year, but Mekarazium was able to get rid of the deception because Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Block was one of the segments that was run remotely from your home PC. I did.
and Captured Discord message (Opens in a new tab) For event organizers shared by PCGamesN, Mekarazium forged a run because the main Metal Gear revenge attempt was so successful that it wanted to “end” something spectacular. Said that he decided on. Mekarazium also apologized to the speed attack community. “I shouldn’t have done this because I actually did something wrong [sic] “I don’t want this event to be one of the reasons why online execution is forever reduced for everyone. I acted selfishly, and I don’t. [sic] I have more time to think about others. “
The legitimacy of doing it online goes through my head following this news. During the Covid-19 pandemic, Games Done Quick hosted the marathon completely online, which wasn’t a noticeable issue, but if it’s so easy to forge a run, next time it’s a runner. I think we’ll take a closer look at. Tune.
In a statement to PCGamesN, GDQ confirmed that Mekarazium was banned and said it believed that Mekarazium had acknowledged the case, believing that GDQ would not choose to publish it.
“This is absolutely unacceptable and we are trying to undermine the integrity of the speed running community we love and support. The exact results they wanted are not clear from the documentation. But it’s clear that they believed we were willing to talk about their actions. “
“However, we believe it is in the best interests of the community to know why this run was removed by GDQ. We have removed the Mekazarium run from the YouTube archive and are not allowed to run it in the future.”
On the bright side, Summer Games Done Quick ended this weekend after raising. Over $ 3 Million (Opens in a new tab) For Doctors Without Borders.