The Super Mario Bros. Anniversary Direct Shows Nintendo at its Best & Most Baffling

VGChartz's Evan Norris: "Four days ago, the video game giant Nintendo launched a surprise video presentation commemorating 35 years of its Super Mario franchise and teasing multiple upcoming Mario-related projects. The video, presented in the company's idiosyncratic "Nintendo Direct" format, celebrated Mario's status as a gaming icon and made several software and hardware related announcements — some good, some bad, some ugly. Overall, the presentation was a microcosm for modern Nintendo: an inventive, endlessly-creative game-maker responsible for both a mountain of masterpieces and a series of bone-headed business decisions; a company alternately in and out of touch with its fan base's strongest desires."

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FallenAngel198442d ago

It’s Nintendo at their Nintendoiest