Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle trailer released earlier this week and after seeing it in motion, the first question that crossed my mind was, why did this have to be a Mario game?
"Literally any other coat of paint could be put on this game and it would make perfect sense."
Mario Kart to a major extent
Mario Party to a major extent
Mario Pinball Land
Super Mario Strikers
And I am sure to be forgetting some.
Brand recognition is what its all about.
"...but I’ll always be confused why this game had to be a Mario title."
Because you obviously haven't been around long enough to realize they have been doing this for over 20 years.
EDITED: Shoot forgot Mario Hoops, and of course Mario and Sonic Olympic Games
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