12 Nintendo And Overwatch Crossover Characters!

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Last year, I fell in love with Overwatch. What probably draws me to the game are the amount of unique and interesting characters that have made yet-another-shooter come alive.  The only other company that has been able to have that effect on me is Nintendo in their Super Smash Brothers titles.  This naturally got my mind racing about the similarities between Overwatch and Nintendo characters and the concept of a shooter with them in it!

So today, we’re going to let our nostalgic juices flow as we imagine a game of Overwatch with Nintendo characters!

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Jump Around: Reflecting on the Design of Super Mario

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When’s the first time you jumped in a game? Do you remember how you felt? As cliche as it is, my first time jumping may have been in Super Mario Bros. with the plumber in red clad, Mario.

And upon thinking about the character and what he brought to gaming, I’ve noticed it can all be centralised to the main ability he’s had since 1981 – the jump.

To understand why he does this ability, or why it’s even important, we need to travel back in time to an age that prepared Nintendo for it’s hit console.

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