Super Mario Galaxy currently has 97 Metacritic points, making it the highest rated next-gen game available. It is even topping the likes of Halo 3 as well as Call of Duty 4.
to take over gaming again i wonder if masterchief will be as hard as sonic used to be.
GAME OF THE YEAR. Haters am cry.
Why is this news on a ps3 fanboy website?
They are bored?
that they've officially joined the "The enemy of my enemy is my friend" way of thinking. They probably hate MS more than they hate Nintendo.
I know a lot of people around here directly disagree with that sentiment, but w/e.
Plus, Mass Effect doesn't have a Metacritic score yet, so let's not claim anyone victor juuuust yet. (I say that, of course, having fallen in love with Super Mario Galaxy).
If mario beats bioshock I will be mad. Its freaken mario lol mario is a joke to me.
Mario is supposed to be fun. Crazy, crazy, crazy fun.
Nothing more, nothing less.
And, theoretically, that is supposed to be the point of a game.
If you don't take it seriously, then good. That means it's a game.
You might be right you know I might try it in my cousins house and see if its worth the hype.
But what's more fun: Mario or Half-life deathmatches? That, and Half-life has a storyline.
Point here...the critics want that nostalgia and will give this better scores than Uncharted, COD4, and Assassin's Creed...even though most gamers would rather play those three. COD4 or Mario? Um...
Do you really need to ask?
I personnaly prefer Mario to a shooter game. I think it's a matter of tastes, and we can discuss it all night long, but some people will always prefer Mario and some will not. But the fact is the Mario is the emblem of "video games" ... like it or not ... and the other fact is that most of people here are fanboys and biaised, unlike the majority of the critics over the internet such as IGN... This game is fun, I actually have it ... and I'm also playing Halo 3 (game I like)... and I prefer Galaxy ... well that's my choice...
Nintendo can do no wrong at the moment.
no really, they like remade games so much, all their games should be perfect... o_0, its like saying you're going to remake halo 3 3 times, everything should be perfect right? Next is what Mega Mario Galaxy, when that comes out it'll give a good score too >.>
Haven't played Galaxy. Or read any reviews.
Seeing as I fall into both of those categories, I can tell you that Mario Galaxy is quite innovative. It really does change the way platformers (dareisay games altogether?) are played.
Yeah, AC seems like a fun game. It seems FUN, but with all honesty it's not anywhere near GOTY and any reviewer who is anything resembling legitimate would support that sentiment.
And your points about Galaxy as a whole are complete BS. Nostalgia? Jesus man, read a review. It's insanely fun and it twists the platformer genre, that's why its been getting good reviews. Try to play it before making sweeping generalizations about how good it is.
And gamers don't want Galaxy? Really? News to me. Go to your local GameStop and take a look at the Super Mario Galaxy booth. Oh, and then look at sales next week. I think either event you'll find yourself sadly disappointed.
What's so innovative about it, huh?
OH MY GOSH! MOTION SENSITIVITY!!!
Um...Assassin's Creed out-classes Mario in platforming ANY day!
Seriously, try it out!
It's absurd... This game is not a revolution and apparently everyone's checks cleared so it's alright to go on thinking it is. As I said in my review of it. Mario still controls like he always has in 3-d space.. with an Analog stick, only now he's running around spherical planets ripped right the pluck out of R&CUYA and R&CGC "yes, Sonic A... to a lesser degree" but it's not a revolution. The suits he obtains are about as worthless as putting honey on your nuts and shaving with it.
Please, tell me an established franchise game of this generation that does more to revolutionize its predecessor than Super Mario Galaxy.
And I will give you a greeeat big e-hug.
Ehh? Not sure if you've noticed, but some games have similarities. Pick up two sci-fi shooters and- guess what? They might be pretty similar. Cartoony platformers are no different.
Why you hold Mario to such high standards is beyond me. Actually, no, it's not- I'm guessing because you hate Nintendo. Face it, if Super Mario Galaxy came out on the PS3 you would be singing its praises because, heck, there probably isn't a Sony game you wouldn't pretend to love.
Whatever. I'm not going to waste my time telling you that you should play Super Mario Galaxy.
I'm going to go play it. l8r.
Look, if I wanna play a game where I run around spherical planets in outer space... I'll just play R&C from 5 years ago. I mean, fat ass out of shape plumber or a cool ass, streamline lombax? My money's on the Lombax... with originality. One who hasn't wore his welcome out yet.
Oh yeah, they got a shiny 6.5!!!
Way to go...
Stopped playing after 15 min. WHATS SO COOL ABOUT IT!!
One of the best games ever created period.
You stupid F**KS, nothing tops Halo 3.
haha are you sure about that dude..?? let me help you to understand...
Heavenly Sword has better graphics
Uncharted has Better AI
Warhawk is better at MP
and a next thing SMG is rated higher on metacritic
Dude if your still playing Halo 3 over Call of Duty 4 you have problems my friend. Big ones.
Plus Mario rules no one can argue. If you do I'm sorry but your just a blind angry man who can't really be called a gamer or hardcore.
what can ya say Mario is a cultural icon and the new game is him at his finest...dont hate just because you are young lil brats who never really grew up in the world of Mario its not our fault half the site is jaded
My brother has Halo 3, it has to be the most overrated game of all time. Even he says it deserves no more than a 7. So please stop mentioning Halo 3 being a great game. He is currently playing Metroid 3 and it blows Halo 3 out of the water.
If there needs to be a ruler on top, it should be Mario! Or Solid Snake.
The game is made fun.
played it, I can honestly say it is the best game I played so far, for me this game should be GOTY, not Halo 3.
I think all of these games are overrated and I mean every freaking one! Crysis looks good but still I have yet to see or play the game that makes me feel like we entered another generation!
dont worry, Metal Gear will make you feel like you entered another generation.
well if you actually have gotten to experience crysis not jus see it youd know that is one huge step forward with physics and lighting
I don't get it. I got Super Mario Galaxy this morning (after a 2 hour search I got the last copy at a local game store).
Let me start by saying that Mario 64 is one of my favorite games. I beat it with all the stars on the 64 and the DS. With that being said...
Well... I fired it up and had high hopes because of all the great reviews. I have always complained that the planets seem way too small. Well... I'm not too far into the game. Probably like an hour but I am not yet having fun. The planets are soooo small, the controls use too many functions per button, and the shaky thing with the controller makes fighting too imprecise. And... walking upside down on a planet is a little ackward. Probably my only real gripe out of all those things is that I hope there are larger planets. I don't want to do small "mini-game" like levels. I'm going to play more and see if my view of the game changes. Oh... and the analog stick on the Wii remote is not half as good as the PS3 and 360 analog stick. It is uncomfortable within even a couple of minutes.
and I even hate more my Wii; I do not if it is because I am older or what but The Wii next to my Xbox 360 is crap; I got CoD4 and it looks great however Mario Gaalaxy feels like Mario 64, it is the same crap maybe for little kids who hasn't play mario 64 or others marios it may seem funny.
It's cause you think you're cool playing shooting game and it makes you feel older :)
My father even played Galaxy and he likes it ... he played all Mario titles till the first one on the arcade and thats the only video games he can tolerate... You made your choice, right, but it doesnt makes you cooler or older ;)
I played this game at my friends house..and even though I hate the Wii..it's pretty good...IDK bout game of the year but I would say
Best Platformer srry R&C..certainly not GOTY though
Better platforming than Assassin's Creed?
You NEED to play it if you haven't.
Im getting AC 2morrow..
ne ways dude I said "Platformer" not .."Platforming"
Assassins Creed isn't a platformer...it's more Action/Adventure/Stealth
Am I missing something?
I have Ratchet and Clank.
Why do I need Super Mario Galaxy?
Can I get an explanation, please?
You've already made your choice. You prefer HD graphics, and you don't like Nintendo. No biggie. You don't need them, and they don't need you.
Cause you don't like Mario ... and that's all... Personaly I really hate Ratchet n Clank ... that is really not the same type of platforming, but I know that is a good game in it's category ... so I will not bullshit it just because I'm a "Nintendo Fanboy"...
It only has 19 reviews. Most other titles reach almost 40 reviews. Even more if they're so good. My bet is that it'll go down a point or two. However, I couldn't care less... Mario is not my cup of tea. Zelda is. I wish the next Zelda would take advantage of new hardware specs... but that won't happen.
All the guys who beat on BioShock have reviewed Galaxy and been pretty positive.
I can understand it's not your cup of tea. But it might be GOTY.
It's all hype
The thing is that Nintendo is a pretty good game developper ... that's a fact not an opinion. The rest is the taste of the gamer. If you prefer shooters, free violence, cartoons, Mario ... or anything else. By the way Zelda for the N64 is the best game of all time according to a lot of critics, including Metacritic, and it deserve it.
I guess we will see who wins in terms of sales.
I'm betting Mario Galaxy blows R&C out of the water.
But keep in mind anyway that theses titles are not the same type of platformers ...
Well of course it will, PS3 games aren't selling very well at all. It doesn't say anything about the games though. You're getting a bubble for having Eli as your avatar though. :p
haha nope ur wrong No one milks a franchie like EA atleat Nintendo makes quality games...
sheesh. guys. its mario. how can you hate an stereotypical Italian plumber?
I just finished R&C today. Its great, but its no Mario.
Still wont buy a Wii for it though.
...SMG and AC today. I guess I'm fortunate enough to still appriciate a great game, even if many feel that it is strictly a kiddie game. I grew up with the 2600 and everything since and I still cling to the classics, especially when each iteration still seems fresh. Next week I'm getting Mass Effect so maybe it's just me- I like great games of any type from any company (R&C is finally the game the PS3 needs to justify the purchase- no not Lair, Warhawk, HS or R:FoM). God of War 3 will also make the PS3 a must have, more so than FFXIII or MGS4, at least IMO.
but what is the last real mario game wee saw like mario64 sunshine and galaxy that took a period of 10 years some people need to understand on this site
Super Mario Galaxy metascore is now at 98 baby!
damn you beat me to it. the game is awesome! ive been playing the hell outta it and Assassin's Creed is chilling in the ps3....
20 stars so far....100 more to go :D weeeeee!
I now have Mario Galaxy sitting on my desk right in front of me. OMFG torture! Can't wait to play it tonight.
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