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April 13, 2013 11:24 AM   Subscribe

The New Super Mario Busters 2! [slyt, previously]
posted by cthuljew (21 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite

 
Maybe it's just because I'm old, but putting Sonic and Mario in the same thing seems like sacrilege.
posted by Sys Rq at 11:28 AM on April 13, 2013 [3 favorites]


putting Sonic and Mario in the same thing seems like sacrilege

Yeah, it's crossing the streams.
posted by justsomebodythatyouusedtoknow at 11:40 AM on April 13, 2013 [4 favorites]


I wanted to like this, but unfortunately I'm not five.
posted by scrowdid at 11:41 AM on April 13, 2013 [2 favorites]


YES. Unless... Sega is black?
posted by maryr at 11:41 AM on April 13, 2013


I mean, wasn't Link available?
posted by maryr at 11:42 AM on April 13, 2013


YES. Unless... Sega is black?

I thought Sonic was Ray Stantz.

Maybe better with Donkey Kong as Ray. He's part of the "original" gang, but was never as popular as Mario or Luigi, just like how Murray and Ramis were more successful in their later careers but not Akroyd.

And Kirby's not a villain, he's the frickin' Hero of Dreamland! He's like a pink abstract version of Mario.
posted by FJT at 12:42 PM on April 13, 2013


The first one I remember as being as pandering as a pandery panda. I wonder if this one will be any different.

... six minutes later ...

Yeah, pretty much what I expected.
posted by JHarris at 12:50 PM on April 13, 2013


Well, I liked it.

I mean, there was a reference in there to Venkman's line about "something off the request line from Liberty Island". That's obscure even by quotable Bill Murray standards.
posted by Servo5678 at 12:58 PM on April 13, 2013 [2 favorites]


I appreciated the detailed references. Especially the ending Star Fox one.

What were the numbers on the top of the bus in reference to?
posted by cmoj at 1:48 PM on April 13, 2013 [1 favorite]


I wanted to like this, but unfortunately I'm not five.
posted by scrowdid at 7:41 PM on April 13


Seems like this is my reaction to about 95% of everything, these days. Especially movies.
posted by Decani at 2:06 PM on April 13, 2013


<captainfalcon>YES!</captainfalcon>
posted by Inspector.Gadget at 3:14 PM on April 13, 2013


I liked it. The animation was appropriate, the music was pretty good, and, yeah, it pandered. OTOH, what do you expect from Super Mario Busters 2?
posted by Samizdata at 3:18 PM on April 13, 2013


I wanted to like this, but unfortunately I'm not five.
posted by scrowdid at 4:41 AM on April 14
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I wanted to hate this, but unfortunately it was surprisingly well done with lots of clever visual references for fans (and very minimal voices that were probably just clips from games).
posted by DoctorFedora at 4:00 PM on April 13, 2013 [2 favorites]


I liked this apart from the bits that Sonic ruined just by being there.

Sonic ruins everything.

Get off my lawn, Sonic.
posted by subbes at 4:06 PM on April 13, 2013 [1 favorite]


This is the Flashiest animation I've seen in my life. And I used to work in the Flash cartoon scene.
posted by egypturnash at 6:00 PM on April 13, 2013


I wanted to like this, but unfortunately I'm not five.

Are you, scrowdid, menstruating right now?
posted by obiwanwasabi at 9:01 PM on April 13, 2013


obiwanwasabi: "I wanted to like this, but unfortunately I'm not five.

Are you, scrowdid, menstruating right now
"

That's an unnecessarily sexist way to belittle that comment. A less sexist way would be "Are you, scrowdid, adding a point to your running tally of times you were needlessly condescending for no benefit to anyone?"
posted by DoctorFedora at 9:08 PM on April 13, 2013


I wanted to agree with obiwanwasabi, but unfortunately I'm not five. Also, I actually know how menstruation works.
posted by maryr at 9:14 PM on April 13, 2013


Are you, scrowdid, menstruating right now?

If that's what it takes to dislike this video, obiwanwasabi, I will now menstruate for you.
posted by Nomyte at 9:27 PM on April 13, 2013


It was not the best choice of quotes, but "Are you, Alice, menstruating right now?" is a line from Ghostbusters, asked by Peter Venkman of a character he thinks is crazy.
posted by Pope Guilty at 9:55 PM on April 13, 2013 [5 favorites]


I'm a qualified psychologist. I've got a degree and everything.
posted by obiwanwasabi at 10:05 PM on April 13, 2013


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