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Super Mario Odyssey
« on: October 30, 2017, 01:20:48 am »
Anyone got this game for the Switch? How did you like it so far? I got a copy from my trade-in credits Friday, but I was very busy this weekend hanging out with friends and with work, so I'll probably play tonight.

What I read somewhere is that certain people kinda considers this game as Super Mario 64's spiritual successor.


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Re: Super Mario Odyssey
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2017, 01:59:59 am »
The game for the most part had contributions by the creators and designers of the Open-World Mario titles like 64 and sunshine and even Galaxy for level design and music. Combined with the signature of some linear platforming, it's a hybrid that hits the middle of both. I don't own the game, but I've seen multiple walkthroughs of it. It's overwhelming how many YTers are covering this. This game is all about mobility with the cap and even the devs for this game put stacks of coins in high places not even associated with the levels. This game hits the sweetspot of open-world and linear AND the casual and hardcore gamer. It looks really fun to play.
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Re: Super Mario Odyssey
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2017, 02:38:48 am »
My main concern at first was if it was going to be way too much open-world, like Zelda Breath of the Wild was. I tend to be overwhelmed and lost in such games. If it's just open-world in the style of Mario 64 and I am not required to create recipes to create magic mushrooms, flowers, and cannot take damage when falling down 6 blocks, then I should be fine, though.
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Re: Super Mario Odyssey
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2017, 03:07:25 am »
It's the perfect mix. You'll be fine
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Re: Super Mario Odyssey
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2017, 04:14:07 am »
Ok so I played it for a bit and I'm amazed. The controls are nearly perfect and I like the cap throwing thing
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Re: Super Mario Odyssey
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2017, 12:01:38 pm »
Those pics above are creepy lol. But again, I left Mario idle for a couples of minutes Sunday night and noticed he does all sorts of weird moves, including taking a nap, so I am not surprised to see funny out of context pics of him in this game.
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