Super Mario Odyssey
Stuff UK|January 2018

Nintendo pulls a classic out of the hat with a Mario adventure that stomps on other 3D platformers

Rob Leedham

Is it a T. Rex? Is it a space rocket? Is it a giant ham? No. It’s Mario with a magic hat that can possess pretty much anything.

That’s right, Super Mario Odyssey is a game where your favourite dungaree revivalist is no longer limited to his mortal dimensions. Just chuck his hat Cappy at a friend or foe and the chances are he’ll assume their bodily form. Your imagination is his only obstacle.

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