Super Mario Odyssey Receives E10+ Rating, A first for a main-line Mario game

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  1. the_randomizer

    the_randomizer The Temp's official fox whisperer

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    Because the ESRB rating system is ineffecacious and inconsistent, much like the MPAA rating system. It's flawed, it's in no way infallible. The idea behind it has good intentions, but executed it is severely flawed.
     
  2. tech3475

    tech3475 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    It doesn't bother me as long as they haven't pulled a 'Shadow the Headgehog' and try to make it 'edgy', making mario 'wangst' and want to go after the DAN fourth MacGuffin.
     
  3. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    it's because mario can possess cars than jump out and beat up hookers on the streets :creep:
     
  4. ElyosOfTheAbyss

    ElyosOfTheAbyss GBAtemp Addict

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    Game is rated PG in Australia, not too sure what the Mario games where before but I think I saw one that was pg, ill have to check.
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  5. TangentingTangerines

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    "SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY (Multi Platform)"
    "MULTI PLATFORM"
    What do they know that we don't?
     
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  6. smileyhead

    smileyhead I am DEFINITELY a madman with a box.

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    holy shit
     
  7. AshuraZro

    AshuraZro Belongs in a museum.

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    It's not uncommon for ratings board listings to initially have erroneous information such as the platform for a game. What piques my interest slightly is I wonder if the "Capture" mechanic and the ability to use it on humans is considered a little outside of the regular E rating.
     
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  8. chrisrlink

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    it's called skyrim for the switch with the Zelda DLC added XD now a rated T pokemon game is WAY OVER DUE (they need actuall shipping damn it S/M was So closemy idea for the gender differance is have the rival be male and a supporting role or 2nd rival being female depending on you gender the dialog and story changes slightly feelings develop throughout your journey and then your rival (1st if your female 2nd if your male) finally admits their true feelings for you and gives you a congratulatory kiss
    @RustInPeace already done on the Wii about BowserXPeach it's called Super Paper Mario
     
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  9. RustInPeace

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    The marriage thing? I was joking, but yeah I don't know much about the Paper Mario games in terms of stories. Speaking of ratings, just imagining, if SSB4 was rated T, there wouldn't be any heightened sexualizing of Bayonetta, basically E10 is the new T. Kind of like how PG is basically G without the clear "It's only for kids" presentation nowadays.
     
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  10. tetrabrik

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    whoa whoa wth nintendo. my kids are into videogames thanks to mario. heck they're into actual chess thanks to mario! I want my mario games to stay colorful and silly please!
     
  11. dsionr4

    dsionr4 Gbatemp's Shonen Character

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    the rating system is controlled mostly by simpleminded fools.
     
  12. Catastrophic

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    To be fair when you have to rate games in the thousands you need to have some steamline way of doing it.
     
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    I read rumors that you can steal cars in this game and kill people with the hidden Uzis in the trunk ... might be wrong, but makes sense now.
     
  14. Catastrophic

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    Not you. They. They did it :tpi:
     
  15. dsionr4

    dsionr4 Gbatemp's Shonen Character

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    cant argue with that
     
  16. StarTrekVoyager

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    Yeah, but let's be real, there is literally no difference between a PEGI 7 and 3 game.
     
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  17. Touko White

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    yah, another good example is Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3, although it seems in both cases it seems to be more leaning towards being in the sub-series than the main series
     
  18. Sonic Angel Knight

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    People just don't know what names to use now and days, and using different names between regions of the world doesn't help, super mario world is super mario bros 4, why was it not good enough to just call it super mario bros 4 when you did in japan? Is obvious while super mario world 2 yoshi's island is timed before in the past (cause they are babies) Is not main stream simply cause it has is own series of games. :wtf:
     
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  19. Touko White

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    SMB4 was only the subtitle of SMW in Japan, not the actual name :)