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Super Mario Odyssey review
by Dima064

Completed as of writing this review: Base Game /w some optional things

Wanted to play this since it’s launch and now 6.5 years later I was finally able to! Don’t really know what else to say than point out the obvious - this game is amazing, like every other 3D Mario game! I’m not sure about this new approach to collecting though. I’m a fan of collect-a-thons and collecting moons was highly addictive and satisfying, however I also miss when a 3D Mario game had a lot of stages and I mean A LOT. There is a lot of content too, so not a big deal - the worlds are not massive, but still feel like a joyful playground. Especially with new Cappy’s mechanic. So much to see in those worlds and the music is also good! The approach to story was a breath of fresh air. I remember it was weird seeing Mario be so expressive when this game just came out and thankfully his game is why it’s the norm to have him like this now! And also a very colorful art-style to accompany it!

The only downside is post-game content. I enjoy collecting but not as hunting for something. Basically I like when stuff is pointed out to collect and Odyssey has problems with it. There were countless times when I were lost on how to get a specific moon, which eventually is why I haven’t completed this game 100% and I doubt I will. Still, that means whenever I’d want to play some Mario again, I can always go back to this game!

Is this the best 3D Mario game? No, Galaxy still holds this name for me but it’s 2nd best. Is it a good 3D Mario game? Absolutely and you should buy it even for full-price! Especially if you’re like me and your favourite genres are 3D Platformers and Collect-a-thons.
«Blew my mind»
«Just one more turn»
«Can’t stop playing»
«Sit back and relax»
«That ending!»
«OST on repeat»

Other reviews18

It's a great polished game but lacks the level design finesse of its predecessors, despite a much more varied moveset.
This is the best game I've ever completed.
«Blew my mind»
«Can’t stop playing»
In my opinion, the best Mario has ever been. The endless creativity of this game will keep you shocked from the time you press play to the roll of the credits to that 999th moon. The excess of collectables keeps the game chugging with progression, discovery, and allows you to see every detail these lands have to show you. The music is swelling, the lands are charming, and Mario controls better than he ever has. This game one of the greatest successes from Nintendo and will be looked back to compare future titles.
Decent to a strong 9.
10/10 - Yes.
«Blew my mind»
«Can’t stop playing»
Holy shit this game is stupidly good. Every part of it is magical.
«Blew my mind»
«Can’t stop playing»
The most expressive jump in all of gaming
Super Mario Odyssey is a pretty good game. It’s not my favorite 3D Mario game by any means, it can get really annoying at times, and needed control techniques take a bit of learning, but It’s a lot of fun, with tons to explore and collect. 

My Score: 75%