The alternate costumes for the Super Smash Bros. characters have always been my favorite parts of those games, just for the sheer ridiculousness of what can appear on screen. Jumpman blue Mario versus Blood Falcon Captain Falcon, and the like.
Now, one of the most patently ridiculous costumes has been revealed for the upcoming WiiU and 3DS Super Smash Bros.; hyper-patriotic Mario. Looking like a white, Italian Apollo Creed, Mario wouldn’t look out of place at the particularly extravagant Independence Day barbecue, and he looks shockingly awesome.
Also awesome? Chrome-plated Samus sitting in the back of the shot, ready to put a cannon blast in the back of Mario’s head.
Super Smash Bros. is coming to 3DS on October 4th, with the WiiU edition only given a window of Holiday 2014.