A lot of cool stuff went down at Awesome Games Done Quick last week (and over the weekend), but one of the best was a “2P1C” world record on Super Metroid. Where 2P1C stands for “two players one controller”.

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I wanted to share this last week but Twitch’s archiving and sharing is so terrible that we couldn’t make it work. Now that there’s a YouTube link for it, let’s take a look!

Belated congratulations on the new world record, sweetnumb and oatsngoats! Finishing Super Metroid in 52:01 is neat by anyone’s standards. Finishing it in under an hour while splitting movement and actions between two individual human beings is just bonkers.

Bonus: here’s an illustration Nina Matsumoto whipped up in honour of the feat: