Super Mario Odyssey (Oct. 27)

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Just picked up my pre-order at Best Buy. I haven't played a Mario game or owned a Nintendo system since Super Mario on Nintendo 64. Excited to check it out with my kids later on today.
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Best reviewed games of Alltime per game rankings
Mario Odyssey 98.79%
Super Mario Galaxy 97.64%
Zelda Oot 97.54%
Super Mario Galaxy 2 97.35%
Zelda BotW 97.28%

That’s nuts
 
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6 at night and still haven't revived my copy...
 

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Best reviewed games of Alltime per game rankings
Mario Odyssey 98.79%
Super Mario Galaxy 97.64%
Zelda Oot 97.54%
Super Mario Galaxy 2 97.35%
Zelda BotW 97.28%

That’s nuts
WOW
 

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Best reviewed games of Alltime per game rankings
Mario Odyssey 98.79%
Super Mario Galaxy 97.64%
Zelda Oot 97.54%
Super Mario Galaxy 2 97.35%
Zelda BotW 97.28%

That’s nuts
Nintendo slaying it and taking names!
 
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Game didn't come but amazon gave me a huge discount.
 

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Everyone is loving this game... The Switch as the weakest tech console, but is wanted the most due to it's games

History should have taught everyone this well known fact. If Nintendo can keep up with demand, I have no doubt that the Switch will be the most wanted console this Holiday season, with the PS4 coming in 2nd

So great for Nintendo!
 

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Everyone is loving this game... The Switch as the weakest tech console, but is wanted the most due to it's games

History should have taught everyone this well known fact. If Nintendo can keep up with demand, I have no doubt that the Switch will be the most wanted console this Holiday season, with the PS4 coming in 2nd

So great for Nintendo!
Absolutely. They earned it.
 

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Just picked up my pre-order at Best Buy. I haven't played a Mario game or owned a Nintendo system since Super Mario on Nintendo 64. Excited to check it out with my kids later on today.
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Haven't seen you around these parts in a while. Welcome!
 
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Thanks Viktor. Kids and life took me in a different direction for a while. Glad a lot of you guys are still here enjoying and participating.

We had a lot of fun playing Super Mario Odyssey last night. Put it on assist mode for the kids and explored about 5 different worlds. Best thing I can say about it is that it's the happy, colorful game that you'd expect from the Super Mario universe. The Cappy aspect is what makes it even more interesting and I can see it being a lot of people's favorite Super Mario for a while.
 

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Yea I've played through a bit after the first boss battle. Have barely scratched the surface and can already tell this game is going to be amazing.
 

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Yea I've played through a bit after the first boss battle. Have barely scratched the surface and can already tell this game is going to be amazing.
Agree. Even the first area playing through it tells me I'm going to enjoy it!

I don't see what the fuss was about the motion controls though. I've read that people were raging about the motion controls and that it isn't the best for all control schemes.

So far playing it in portable mode hasn't been much of a challenge for me during the motion control prompts.
 

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Agree. Even the first area playing through it tells me I'm going to enjoy it!

I don't see what the fuss was about the motion controls though. I've read that people were raging about the motion controls and that it isn't the best for all control schemes.

So far playing it in portable mode hasn't been much of a challenge for me during the motion control prompts.
I think reviews just said those parts don't work very well and should be optional.
 

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BTW 2 hours in. This is already my game of the year guys. It is soooooo good! The 2d sections are holy s*** amazing!

Zelda comes in at a close second.
I'm loving every minute of this!

So far 10/10 for me and I've barely made a dent. :surprise::bow:
 

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BTW 2 hours in. This is already my game of the year guys. It is soooooo good! The 2d sections are holy s*** amazing!

Zelda comes in at a close second.
I'm loving every minute of this!

So far 10/10 for me and I've barely made a dent. :surprise::bow:
Same here. Just picked up my daughter and she’s playing in portable mode, She’s loving it.
Time to fit in a couple more episodes of Stranger Things in, then it’s my turn.
 
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Im in the Sand Kingdom and its been fantastic so far. it just does so many clever things.
 

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"In just five days, the new Super Mario Odyssey video game for the Nintendo Switch system sold more than 1.1 million units in the U.S. alone. That makes it the fastest-selling Super Mario game ever in the U.S., surpassing the New Super Mario Bros. Wii game. Super Mario Odyssey is also the fastest-selling game so far for Nintendo Switch.

"On Metacritic.com, the game currently has a critical review average of 97, with 43 perfect scores. This makes Super Mario Odyssey the best-reviewed game on Metacritic for any system of the last three years, tied only with Nintendo Switch launch game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

http://www.businesswire.com/news/ho...dyssey-Nintendo’s-Fastest-Selling-Super-Mario
 
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"In just five days, the new Super Mario Odyssey video game for the Nintendo Switch system sold more than 1.1 million units in the U.S. alone. That makes it the fastest-selling Super Mario game ever in the U.S., surpassing the New Super Mario Bros. Wii game. Super Mario Odyssey is also the fastest-selling game so far for Nintendo Switch.

"On Metacritic.com, the game currently has a critical review average of 97, with 43 perfect scores. This makes Super Mario Odyssey the best-reviewed game on Metacritic for any system of the last three years, tied only with Nintendo Switch launch game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171102005773/en/Super-Mario-Odyssey-Nintendo’s-Fastest-Selling-Super-Mario
Top rated game of all time on gamerankings
 

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Greatest game of all time... Nintendo is money
 

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Beat it. Really enjoyed it, will probably keep hunting some more moons. Boss fights were really fun, its amazing how much better nintendo is at boss fights than most others.

My only complaint is the shoe-horned motion controls. The moves aren't necessary but it would be nice to to have ad least had the hat spin mapped to a button and seeing as only half the buttons are used there is no reason not to have it on one.
 

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"In just five days, the new Super Mario Odyssey video game for the Nintendo Switch system sold more than 1.1 million units in the U.S. alone. That makes it the fastest-selling Super Mario game ever in the U.S., surpassing the New Super Mario Bros. Wii game. Super Mario Odyssey is also the fastest-selling game so far for Nintendo Switch.

"On Metacritic.com, the game currently has a critical review average of 97, with 43 perfect scores. This makes Super Mario Odyssey the best-reviewed game on Metacritic for any system of the last three years, tied only with Nintendo Switch launch game The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171102005773/en/Super-Mario-Odyssey-Nintendo’s-Fastest-Selling-Super-Mario
Fastest selling Mario game in Europe as well
 

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I picked it up yesterday, this is the best Mario game since Mario 64.
 

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I picked it up yesterday, this is the best Mario game since Mario 64.
Not quite as good as the Galaxy games, but much better than Mario 64 and Sunshine.
 

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Played the game a bit last night, just got the City world. Enjoying the game VERY much so.
 

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I got it on Sunday as I was on my honeymoon the week of release. I actually got married on the game’s release date. My friends recommended I put the Mario and Peach wedding amiibo on the top of my cake and I got second-hand embarrassment for them for even suggesting something as lame as that.

Anyway, I am about 110 moons deep. I am digging it. I won’t say where it ranks in terms of Mario games just yet, though.
 

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I beat the game yesterday, definitely the coolest ending sequence in the Mario series. Lots more to do and see after beating the game which is cool.
 

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I got it on Sunday as I was on my honeymoon the week of release. I actually got married on the game’s release date. My friends recommended I put the Mario and Peach wedding amiibo on the top of my cake and I got second-hand embarrassment for them for even suggesting something as lame as that.
Congrats on the marriage. That's funny, about the cake.
 

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Only just past the first Bowser battle but this is the best outfit so far. Dude bro Mario is where it's at.