Published On: Tue, Feb 12th, 2019

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe World Record Attempt Fittingly Destroyed By Blue Shell


Ah, a Blue Shell. As is to be expected, Mario Kart‘s unequivocally possess rage-inducing spiky round of doom, destruction, and attribute breakdowns has claimed nonetheless another plant and, this time, it’s even busted a universe record speedrun attempt.

Speedrunner Skilloz_ was aiming for a 200cc Star Cup universe record in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, streaming his efforts on Twitch for all to see while barreling down a snowy hills of Mount Wario. The run was going good – unequivocally well, in fact – until some annoying CPU motionless to throw a Blue Shell during a bad star. He notices a blue bombard on a minimap, even adventurous to contend “I consider we can outpace it”, before removing bloody to bits right on a finish line. As always.

You can see a movement reveal for yourself below; Skilloz_ explains that a Blue Shell could substantially have been avoided if he had managed to lift off a correct boost towards a end. Where’s that celestial Super Horn when we need one, huh? (Skip to around a 24:25 mark).

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