The new Legends of Zelda trailer, debuted at this year's E3, demonstrates Nintendo's ability to re-image a classic game in the best possible way. And if you're craving more modernized tributes to your gaming youth, you'll be glad to know that a "new kind of Mario" is in the works.
That famous red-hatted character with the glorious mustache is getting revamped, according to Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto, who recently told IGN, "We're always challenging ourselves to create something new, so hopefully you'll see a new kind of Mario in about a year or two. Maybe next E3 we'll be able to share something."
The last Mario game released was Super Mario Maker, which allowed players to design levels, breaking from the traditional layout. Although there's no word on how exactly Nintendo will breath new life into Mario this time around, Miyamoto did comment on the challenges involved in modernizing this particular classic. He told IGN, "It's kind of difficult with Mario because some of the more important conventions of Mario are based on the approachability and accessibility of those games."
But still, with the new Zelda looking fantastic, these comments are certainly reason to get excited if you're a Mario fan. Also, now you really need to buy a Nintendo.
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