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Player beats Super Mario Bros in under 5 minutes, sets new world record

Not a bother.

FORGET JUST PLAYING it – ‘speedrunning’ through a game is where it’s at.

According to, player ‘Blubbler’ set a new world record by completing Super Mario Bros in just under five minutes, beating the old one (also held by the same player) by less than a second.

The official time is recorded at 4:57:69.

Look at how fast they can go. Enviable.

Source: LordSaradoc/YouTube

If you’re curious about how speedrunners do it, here’s a list of special tips and tricks speedy players use to get through it super quickly.

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