Nintendo followers have reacted in horror and amusement as a brand new recreation trailer noticed their beloved online game mascot Mario “impaled” on a protracted sword. The unusually darkish picture got here throughout a trailer for a Tremendous Smash Bros Final replace, which was unveiled throughout final evening’s Recreation Awards ceremony. Tremendous Smash Bros Final, Nintendo’s bestselling preventing recreation for the Swap console, is about so as to add Remaining Fantasy VII’s villain Sephiroth to its massive roster of playable characters.
The trailer noticed Sephiroth, who featured prominently on this 12 months’s Remaining Fantasy VII Remake, tackle some pre-existing Smash characters in fight, together with Mario, whom it appeared he had impaled with a sword. Whereas a subsequent shot confirmed that the villain had actually merely hooked Mario via the strap of his dungarees, viewers of the favored awards present have been left surprised by the deception.
“I am unable to imagine this picture is actual,” wrote one viewer, whereas one other commented: “Wow this looks as if tremendous violent for youths who play Smash lol. Sephiroth fully simply punctured Mario.”
“I’ve by no means performed Smash earlier than nor wished to however abruptly I wanna avenge Mario,” wrote another person.