Tags : Pauline

Could Super Mario Odyssey be a Donkey Kong Prequel That

Mayor Pauline, a Donkey Kong musical reference, New Donk City. The city area in Super Mario Odyssey has many references to the original Donkey Kong game and the Donkey Kong series. But perhaps it’s more than a knowing nod? What if Odyssey is actually a prequel that’s rewriting the way we think of both series […]Read More

New Donk City – The Latest in a Proud Line

The Super Mario Odyssey trailer has doubtlessly made a lot of people very excited – including Donkey Kong fans. The game looks like it’s going to be fantastic, but what a lot of you may not have realised is that the realistic city which Mario was running around in was called New Donk City and […]Read More

Four Mario Kart Clone Characters I’d Like To See

While I don’t doubt that they have their fans, the likes of Baby Rosalina, Metal Mario, Tanooki Mario and Pink Gold Peach are generally pretty unpopular choices for Mario Kart characters. Nonetheless, each new game gives us more ‘clone’ characters, and I use the word clone literally to mean another version of the same person. […]Read More

Game Theory’s Gorilla Sized Mistake in the Mario Timeline

I have to admit, one of the things I love about Nintendo’s mode of storytelling is the way they leave a lot to the imagination. Yes, I know, this could also be seen as a criticism, but I’ve had countless hours’ fun with fellow fans discussing the way that various Nintendo series work and fit […]Read More