Back in 1985 when Super Mario Bros. was born, the intuitive simplicity of game meant that anyone could pick up an NES controller and start playing, figuring out the rules as they went along. This classic videogame, considered primitive by today's standards, went on to sell more than 40 million copies.
But have you ever wondered how Mario and Luigi would appear if the game were invented today?
Professional games developer Zach Hiwiller had fun imagining just such a scenario, assuming the game were made with today's sensibilities (i.e. , dumbed down).