De-make: Video envisions Super Mario 64 as a Game Boy title


The Game Boy Mario games are pretty cool. Super Mario Land featured the plumber in a spaceship, Super Mario Land 2 had him wear a pair of bunny ears, and Super Mario Land 3 kicked him to the curb to make room for Wario. But what if the Nintendo 64 never happened and the Big N was forced to make Super Mario 64 on its premiere handheld? It would probably look like the following de-make concept from Nintendo Wire.

Nintendo, start your very own de-make projects

Take a look at the nifty idea below:

Super Mario 8? That does not make sense. After all, there are three games on NES, two on SNES, and three on Game Boy. I have questions!

Nevertheless, this clip is a perfect encapsulation of Super Mario 64 in 8-bit graphics. There are some great sound effects and sprites from various Game Boy games, and the Mario 64 score has been delightfully redone to sound like it’s coming from a handheld. You gotta love how fast Mario takes care of King Bob-omb, too. Is this supposed to be a speedrun?

Enthusiasts, what are your thoughts on this fun little de-make concept? Would you buy a Game Boy Super Mario 64 if it launched digitally on the Switch eShop? Let us know below.

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Arthur Damian
Arthur Damian is a writer, editor, educator, and lover of video games. Based and living in Brooklyn, NY, he has been gaming since the age of five, from the NES to the Nintendo Switch. His favorite system is the SNES, his favorite game is Chrono Trigger, and you cannot convince him otherwise. He loves dogs, rainbow cookies, Spider-Man, and songs with intricate drum patterns. Arthur is also the Editor-in-Chief at That VideoGame Blog.