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Every Super Mario Odyssey Transformation, Ranked

The core innovation of Super Mario Odyssey is Mario’s companion, Cappy. Cappy is a hat that can magically possess everything from non-living objects to living characters. Toss Cappy at an enemy, and the enemy will sprout a Mario moustache and a signature red hat. Mario gains full control over the creature’s movements…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Mario Odyssey’s Meat Skip Is A Tale Of Failing To Fool A Ruthless Game

A skip that could save up to twenty minutes in the Super Mario Odyssey speedrun has finally been proven to exist. It requires switching into two-player mode, using a Goomba stack to climb up a sheer cliff, and clipping through a pot. The problem is that it doesn’t really work.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Super Mario Odyssey Players Think They’ve Found New Secrets

Super Mario Odyssey’s latest patch added a highly exploitable balloon hunting mini-game to Mario’s to-do list, but it might have brought secrets as well. Dataminers searching through the new patch have found a handful of hidden images that appear to showcase the location of extra Power Moons.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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As Mario Odyssey Patches Change The Game, Speedrunners Scramble To Keep Up

Super Mario Odyssey speedrunners often use glitches to grab tricky power moons or skip through major portions of the game. A new patch implemented alongside the new Luigi’s Balloon World mode last week blocked some of those crucial tricks, slowing any runner who upgraded their game. Now, the community is trying to…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Mario Odyssey Players Are Breaking The New Balloon Mode

Growing up, you probably played hide-and-seek, and you probably had one friend who was so good at hiding that it felt like they’d vanished. Well, imagine that they could literally phase through walls in order to win, and you’ll have an idea of how Mario Odyssey players are feeling right now.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Mario Odyssey Players Are Breaking The New Balloon Mode

Growing up, you probably played hide-and-seek, and you probably had one friend who was so good at hiding that it felt like they’d vanished. Well, imagine that they could literally phase through walls in order to win, and you’ll have an idea of how Mario Odyssey players are feeling right now.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Luigi Will Comment On Your Super Mario Odyssey Outfits

Luigi is finally in Super Mario Odyssey as part of the game’s new Balloon World update which went live today. What strange wind brought him and his balloons to New Donk City is anybody’s guess, but while he’s around he has some thoughts to share about Mario’s clothes.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Super Mario Odyssey’s Designers Added Extra Coins Out Of ‘Respect’ For Their Testers

Sometimes when you’re playing Super Mario Odyssey you’ll find a coin in a weird, hard to reach area and think, “how they hell did they think to put this here?” Yoshiyaku Koizumi, one of the producers on the game, recently explained the design process behind these hidden caches of coins.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Which New Nintendo Stat Is Most Impressive?

We reported earlier that Nintendo is doing well. No kidding. The Switch is on fire. The company posted a bunch of sales numbers overnight, and we at Kotaku HQ have been discussing which is the most stunning. Let’s just say that we’re not all in agreement. Which is your pick? (Please say it’s the Splatoon […]

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How To Skip All Of Super Mario Odyssey’s Darker Side

Super Mario Odyssey has a hell-gauntlet at the end of the game that stymies plenty of casual players, but speedrunners have been skipping it for a while using a simple glitch and you can too.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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