Super Mario Odyssey's Outfits Are A Nice Throwback

Here’s something you might not have noticed watching Super Mario Odyssey’s new trailer: many of those outfits Mario is wearing are based on his appearance in old/obscure Nintendo games.

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Cute touch! If you’re wondering where they’re all from, clockwise from top-left they’re Picross 2 (1996), Mario x Qix (1990, Game Boy), Yoshi’s Cookie (1993) and NES Open Tournament Golf (1987)  

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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DISCUSSION

Aren’t sombreros considered kind of offensive? Cultural appropriation at the very least?