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Super Mario Galaxy 2

Super Mario Galaxy 2

Game: Super Mario Galaxy 2
Start Date: August 29th, 2017
End Date: December 7th, 2017
Videos: 40

Since Mario started his 3D platforming adventures, he tried to stick to a “one 3D platformer per system” type of format. However, after the success of Super Mario Galaxy, it’s no surprise that Nintendo tried to get a sequel in the works, bringing a 2nd Galaxy game into the mix on the Wii console. Bowser is at his tricks again in his takeover of the universe, and it’s up to Mario and lumas to stop him!

After how successful the Galaxy 1 playthrough was, I was looking forward to getting to Galaxy 2. Although I prefer the original installment, there were still plenty of things I liked about this game too, and after not playing it in years, I was very much looking forward to returning to this title.

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Super Mario Galaxy

Super Mario Galaxy

Game: Super Mario Galaxy
Start Date: June 13th, 2016
Videos: 30

With every Nintendo platform having a very early Mario title, it’s no surprise that within one year of the Wii’s release, Super Mario Galaxy graced our presences with a game that was….quite literally…out of this world! Taking a 3D Mario platformer like Super Mario 64 or Super Mario Sunshine and turning it into a spherical 3D platformer seemed kinda odd at first, but it turns out it was a very smooth transition considering. Now we have one of the greatest Mario games of all time, if not just one of the greatest games of all time.

I think it’s no secret I love Super Mario Galaxy, considering I love many Mario games in general, and truth be told, I was heavily considering this game for a very long time. But as usual, the timing never really felt right, especially considering at the time I hadn’t done Super Mario 64 or Sunshine yet. However, I wanted to make sure Galaxy was done this year in 2016. And sure enough, I was able to make it work.

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Super Mario 64 DS

Super Mario 64 DS

Game: Super Mario 64 DS
Start Date: September 28th, 2015
Videos: 25

Nintendo really wanted its newest handheld, the DS, to sell back in 2004. So what did they decide to do for one of their launch games? Remake Super Mario 64, give it some content, and show off the functionality of the DS’s dual screens with touch capabilities. So join, not only Mario, but also Yoshi, Luigi, and Wario on this classic revisitation of a world we once knew all too well.

So I was on the fence about doing a project for this game for awhile. I recognized it for being an absolutely new game with new content, but since I had done Super Mario 64 before, and since I was currently lacking a DS capture device, I figured I was going to give it a pass and move on straight to Galaxy. However, one of my good friends (who has requested to remain Anonymous), decided that he wanted to make the decision of whether or not I was going to LP the game, for me, by sending his own device for the sole purpose of Let’s Playing this game on my channel. I was honored by his gesture, it was a perfect time to do this game because I was in need of another project to do, and at the end of the day, it worked perfectly! So without further ado, let’s step into the world of Super Mario 64 again for….Super Mario 64 DS!

Thank you once again, SirBetaKnight!

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Super Mario 64

Super Mario 64

Game: Super Mario 64
Start Date: January 13th, 2013
Runtime: 5 hours
Videos: 18

Mario has been on lots of adventures, but Super Mario 64 was the first adventure to take Mario in a 3D environment. Princess Peach has invited Mario over for a slice of cake, but when he arrives at the castle, he finds that things are not as they seem. The Princess has once again been captured, in her own castle no less, and Mario must rescue her, while also restoring the power of the stars to the castle. By doing this, Mario will not only save the day, but might still get that piece of cake!

Super Mario 64 was a game I was kind of worried about at first, mainly due to the sheer amount of people who have done a playthrough of the game on Youtube already, but thankfully it’s a game anyone can get into, no matter how many times you play it or watch it. This game is definitely a legendary title of the Mario series and its influence has been widespread throughout the ages.

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