Modder creates Bowsette in New Super Mario Bros. Wii

Bowsette - New Super Mario Bros. Wii

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve at least heard about the infamous new fan-created Nintendo mascot known as Bowsette. Now, thanks to Youtuber StupidMarioBros1Fan, Bowsette has been injected into the original New Super Mario Bros. Wii. And by all accounts, this modder pulled this adaptation off nicely.

In the video, the modder stated that Bowsette is very similar to the original creation with a few exceptions like eye color, the crown design, and different earrings. The creator also goes into a bit of detail regarding how the model was created. Also, interestingly enough, all of Bowsette’s animations were completely remade. Everything seems to be in place from the Bowser shell on the back, to the black dress, and the ridiculously exaggerated bust size of the model. If you watch until the 1:45 mark, you can see the model a bit closer as Kamek uses his magic to turn her into a giant monstrosity. Check the video out below, and be sure to visit StupidMarioBros1Fan’s channel for more creative mods.

The phenomenon

Recently, Bowsette became a social media phenomenon. She was created as a concept that was spawned from the idea that Toadette turns into Peachette when wearing the crown in the New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe trailer. If Toadette can transform into a Toadette-style version of Princess Peach, what would happen if Bowser wore the crown? And that’s all she wrote, folks. Bowsette was born out of that idea.

Since then, she’s gone on to inspire countless works of art, mods, cosplay, and even pornographic search ideas. Yeah, let’s not even touch that last one. However, it’s amazing to see what one simple idea can turn into when giving the internet a chance. This all unfolded in the span of a few weeks.

Additionally, we learned that Nintendo may have already mulled over the idea before Bowsette was ever even a thing. An art book for the highly-rated Super Mario Odyssey includes a concept image of Bowser using his own version of Cappy to take over Peach’s body – exactly like when Mario takes over any one of Bowser’s minions.

So, like the aforementioned mod for the Wii game, we’ll likely continue to see more Bowsette developments in the future. What do you think of all this? Does art beget art? Or does this Bowsette madness need to draw to a close? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

Chris Hinton
Accountant by day, video games enthusiast by night.  Somewhere in between all of that, I'm a husband, dad, and generally a giant man-child, too.  If a game is all about action, there's a safe bet I'm playing it.  I started laying waste to virtual worlds as a youngin' on the ol' Atari and haven't stopped since.