Have you always wanted to take Ninja Gaiden's Ryu through the worlds of Super Mario Bros.? Wait, really? You have? Or how about playing as Link from The Legend of Zelda? You've wanted to do that too? Okay, well, now you can… online. For those that don't know, it is the work of programmer Jay Pavlina and the first version of the game can be played in your browser. The new version of the game is called Super Mario Bros. Crossover 2.0 and it is being readied as we speak to help you live out your Super Mario Bros. fantasies later this year.

Yes, this is a real thing.

Source: Joystiq.com

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11 years ago

I’ve been critical of projects like this once ever since fans were working on a Chrono Trigger project that Square Enix put an end to a couple of years back. That game was a sequel if I remember correctly. I was totally in support of Square Enix shutting them down. This project though feels a little different. It feels more like the realization of what a fan’s fantasy. Ever wondered what Sophia the 3rd would do in a Mario Bros. game? Want to play as Link outside of Hyrule? Here’s your chance. It doesn’t feel like piggy backing on someone… Read more »

11 years ago

Have we always wondered what it would be like to see Samus in a Mario game? Sure, but should we cheer someone for doing it?

Geez with all of this talent why don’t these people just make their own games? Do they always need to put their own personal stamp on someone else’s work?