There’s a decent amount of talk about the Super Nintendo’s use of Mode 7 graphics. If you’re curious as to what Mode 7 is all about, the Wikipedia page for it gives a good rundown.
If you want to see the jaw-dropping 27-minute speed run of Zero Mission I watched, here you go.
And remember when I said I “blazed” through Halo 2 in five hours? Yeah, someone did it in one-and-a-half hours. I’m going to go feel inadequate now.