Much sooner than we'd anticipated it looks like Super Mario Run is headed to Android.

For those few who have no idea what we're on about, Super Mario Run is an auto-running platformer starring our old favourite, Mario as he sets off (again) to rescue Princess Peach.

Run, hop, and jump your way to victory in this speedy and addictive game. With clever controls suited to touch devices, playing SMR has never really been easier as you can traverse levels and take down enemies with just the touch of a finger.

After the release of SMR on iOS mid-December, the success of the game was pretty short-lived, but will Android fare any better? I guess we'll have to wait and see.

Those with compatible devices can pre-register for the game now on Google Play.

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