Switch Exclusive Super Mario Odyssey Gameplay Shows Classic 2D Platforming, Boss Battle, and More

Super Mario Odyssey for Nintendo Switch has some nostalgia-driven 2D-like platforming sections, on top of plenty of puzzles and even boss battles.

October 13, 2017

Today Nintendo released the recording of the final round of the Nintendo World Championship 2017, in which the contestants had to tackle some Super Mario Odyssey gameplay pitched against one another.

First and foremost, we get to see them tackle a puzzle section, and what’s most interesting is that part of it imitates the classic 2D platforming gameplay from traditional Super Mario games.

The second challenge features a different puzzle platforming level challenging the contestants to climb a tower and grab a moon by using many different mechanics in order to keep going up.

The third challenge sees competitors brave an icy level with plenty of platforming ans slippery surfaces, ending up with a boss battle, all using extensively the capture mechanic utilizing Mario’s new hat friend cappy.


You can check it out below. If you want to see even more, you can also watch more gameplay from this morninga recent overview trailermore gameplay, a gallery of screenshots and the upcoming Switch bundle, even more gameplay, and one last clip.

Of course, you should also read our hands-on preview, for good measure.

Super Mario Odyssey will hit the shelves worldwide exclusively for Nintendo Switch on October 27th, 2017.

Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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