Breaking the Internet: Mario’s Nips

Yesterday’s Nintendo Direct broadcast showed off some amazing footage from the upcoming Super Mario Odyssey, but apparently the internet isn’t as impressed as Nintendo might have hoped. They’re not talking about level design or gameplay or any of the cool features described, nope… they’re talking about Mario’s nipples.

You read that right. During the gameplay footage, we saw Mario running shirtless through a beach-themed landscape—and apparently his chest being so, well, out there caused people to make quite a few intriguing comments. Not all are suitable for our family-friendly site, but here are a few:

Hey, nothing wrong with a little body positivity, right? If you want to run around shirtless, more power to you, Mario. More power to you.


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Faith likes games and books and cake and writing and Lara Croft, not necessarily in that order. She also thinks a Skylanders cartoon show is a really, REALLY good idea...

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