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PeekingBoo Beats Cuphead With DDR Mat

Cuphead DDR mat

When beating the game a normal way is not enough, fans do speedruns. When the difficulty is not scratching the hardcore edge, gamers turn to unusual tools and ways. But sometimes they combine them together.  A Speedrunner known as PeekingBoo stomped through Cuphead in 1 hour and 24 minutes using a Dance Dance Revolution mat.

He had already used this method to beat such games as Super Mario Sunshine and Shovel Knight. Here is what he said to Kotaku:

In order to do any action, I pretty much have to sacrifice all of my others, so to dodge attacks I can’t jump or shoot. To switch weapons I have to press a switch on the arcade cabinet itself. The whole setup for play relies on having the best weapon selected before starting a stage and having a lot of foresight for the upcoming attacks to allow enough time to react.

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While growing up in the wilds of Russia, Catherine learned to talk, write and game at almost the same time. You can follow her attempts at latter two at MMORPG.com and GameSpace.

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