Thursday, May 26, 2011
Super Mario Bros. Take To The Streets in Next "Grand Theft Auto"
In what promises to generate controversy in the gaming community, Nintendo and Rockstar Games will be joining up to develop the next Grand Theft Auto game, featuring Mario and Luigi of the Super Mario franchise.
The new story will take place in Detroit, with Mario rising to power in the criminal world with the help of his coked-up brother Luigi.
In order to move up in the ranks, Mario and Luigi will have to participate in hits on various mob bosses and informants. Instead of using traditional weaponry, they will use their famous "spin attacks" to deal with their opponents. When asked if Mario and Luigi are also going to jump around the city instead of using vehicles, a spokesman for the joint venture simply replied, "Of course not, it's Grand Theft Auto!"
In order to appeal to both GTA and Super Mario audiences, "Grand Theft Auto Galaxy" will be rated M-E - Mature for Everybody...