Super Mario Odyssey Easter eggs you missed
Super Mario Odyssey isn't just Mario's biggest adventure ever, or one of the best games of 2017. It's also a giant, sprawling love letter to every facet of Mario history. Super Mario Odyssey might take Mario further than he's ever been from the Mushroom Kingdom, but the entire journey is absolutely drenched in callbacks to his long and storied past, with Easter eggs that recall his first appearance in Donkey Kong, his player-created Super Mario Maker stages, and anything and everything in between.
But unless you're a dedicated Mario fan—and we know there are some of you out there—you may not appreciate just how far into the past some of Super Mario Odyssey's Easter eggs go. That's what we're here for. Just watch out for spoilers: this list goes into some of the big surprises waiting for you. Don't worry about it too much, though. Super Mario Odyssey is absolutely huge, and we've only scratched the surface of the many secrets it has to offer.