Sonic 2 World Record Attempt At Golden Joystick Awards

Sonic 2 World Record Attempt At Golden Joystick Awards

Emeraldhill

Gamer James Richards will be attempting to break the current world record for fastest completion of Sonic The Hedgehog 2’s first stage Emerald Hill Zone on three formats, Wii Virtual Console version, Xbox 360’s Xbox Live Arcade version and the SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection version on PS3.

The event is being held by Lucozade to promote their new energy drink shot Lucozade Alert Plus. This new drink is proven to boost mental performance, focus, reactions and alertness all of which are a fitting suit for Sonic’s character.

Can James do it? Well he already holds the Guinness World Record for his blistering speed run of Sonic The Hedgehog 3 which stands at 49 minutes and 17 seconds so he’s very capable.

Editor’s Note: The current Guinness World Record for the fastest time through Emerald Hill Zone Act 1 was achieved at the Summer of Sonic convention in 2008. The world record holder is Louis Tsiattalou with a time of 0:20.

Source: CVG

Golden Joystick Awards Official Website

9 Comments

  1. Instead of boring speed runs, how about timing people on how fast they can get the perfect bonus in the first zone?

  2. @ Sonicboom7:
    It’s the internet, please don’t say that you did something somewhere where no one can believe you or you can’t prove it, not to say that you haven’t.

    Cool, the world record event should be interesting, I don’t like energy drinks though.

  3. Er…what is the current world record for fastest completion of Sonic The Hedgehog 2’s first stage Emerald Hill Zone?

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