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Super Mario Odyssey

Super Mario Odyssey is getting rid of lives, and that's okay

Super Mario Odyssey is getting rid of lives, and that's okay

Joey Davidson

Who is this editorial for? Me, mostly. At least, that’s what it’s turned into. I’m a Mario player of yore. I’ve been with the series quite literally since the beginning, playing each entry along the way. As far as I’m concerned, there are a few touches in the franchise that I would mark as definitively iconic. These are things that I could show my mother and she’d recognize exactly...

Super Mario Odyssey's hat powers are already modded into Super Mario 64

Super Mario Odyssey's hat powers are already modded into Super Mario 64

Ron Duwell

Modders act quick, don’t they? It hasn’t even been two days since we first witnessed the new powers of Mario’s hat in Super Mario Odyssey, and a mod has already introduced them into Super Mario 64. Using his hat, Mario can pick up distant coins and gain control over any other being in the game, including Bob-ombs, simple birds outside the castle and the giant penguins of Cool, Cool...

Super Mario Odyssey will be released on October 27 for the Nintendo Switch

Super Mario Odyssey will be released on October 27 for the Nintendo Switch

Ron Duwell

Super Mario Odyssey showed up with a brilliant trailer and a catchy new theme song during Nintendo’s E3 2017 Spotlight presentation. And wouldn’t you know it, we got a release date that is totally different from any of the leaks we’ve seen! Super Mario Odyssey will be released on Oct. 27 for the Nintendo Switch, and my goodness, it looks like a total blast! Three days before my...