Published on November 3rd, 2007 | by James Smythe1
Super Mario Galaxy receives 9.5 from 1up
It would seem that Super Mario Galaxy is living up to the hype. 1up.com recently reviewed it giving it 9.5/10.
In short, Galaxy is one of the most impressive, engrossing games in recent memory — and quite the contrast to the rest of this year’s triple-A gaming crop, which tends toward the dark, the M-rated, and the first-person perspective. Gaming may be growing up (per se), but gamers will always appreciate beautifully polished gameplay and inventive design…even if it’s sugarcoated with squeaky baby stars and a goofy cartoon of a hero. Galaxy proves that Mario matters just as much today as he did 25 years ago, and that makes him one of a kind in this medium. But don’t play Galaxy simply because Mario is the timeless godfather of gaming. No, play Galaxy because it’s fantastic.
Pictures and Trailer follow