First-person Mario once again imagined
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Published on February 24th, 2013

Nintendo’s synonymous icon has once again been reimagined within a solely first-person perspective.

This latest creation is by Brandon Laatsch, who previously unleashed the viral sensation “First-Person Mario” upon the world, back in 2011.

Having taken 50 days to render, Laatsch utilised software including 3DSMax 2012, After Effects, and Fume FX to create this gritty representation of Mario’s world.

The initial stage is a little heavy on cannonballs and Monty Moles, but the video really excels when Mario confronts arch nemesis, Bowser.

You can catch it below:

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Alex's early adoration for Nintendo began with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land. This developed over the years, later peaking when he hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Nowadays, his enthusiasm is shared through Nintendo Insider, a place in which he can document his thoughts regarding the big N.

Comments
  1. Wow! Wish Mario and Bowser will look like that in the next Mario on Wii U! :D

    Comment by Philippe on February 24, 2013 at 3:07 pm
  2. At 1:35 when the camera goes into First Person you can see Peach’s face inside Mario’s head

    Comment by Desmond on February 25, 2013 at 7:22 pm
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