- Publisher: Nintendo
- Release Date: Oct 21, 2003
But amidst all this dispensable extra substance is the core mechanic of Mario; the one thing that holds true to the series, and one thing that ensures Mario is leaps and bounds ahead of its platforming peers - inertia. The faster you run, the higher you jump. It's a brilliantly simple concept that works perfectly.
They just dont make games like this any more, and this particular game really shows us how far weve come and that you dont need flashy graphics and surrond sound to have a mind-blowing game.