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Mario + Sonic an the X-Games by SuperAshBro Mario + Sonic an the X-Games by SuperAshBro
A picture of video games two biggest icons from me was inevitable at some point, especially since this picture coincides with the release of "Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympics".

Anyway, it's all well and good having everyone's favourite plumber and hedgehog united in one game once again, but once again it isn't the crossover platform game that the old school fans want, and given the popularity of the "Olympics" series that probably won't change in the future.

However, there are plenty of other multiple sports events that Sega and Nintendo could put their beloved mascots in - why not the X-Games? It would be awesome, just imagine it: Mario, Sonic, their friends and foes competing against each other on skateboards, rollerblades and BMXs. The gameplay would be similar to the Tony Hawks series (those games can almost be classified as platformers on wheels), with missions, races and competitions to be found in each level. Naturally (well in my mind anyway), the levels/parks would be less realistic (i.e. generic) than the settings for the Olympic tites, instead they'd all be throwbacks to the many games that Mario & Sonic have starred in (an Angel Island/Gusty Garden Galaxy skate park? Hell yeah!). If it's the closest we'll ever get to a Mario/Sonic platform game, then I hope Sega and Nintendo are already planning this...

Oh, um, as for the picture itself... I wanted to be edgy/ hip/extreme/etc.
Background provided by hope72-stock -> :iconhope72-stock:
Sonic copyright to Sega
Mario copyright to Nintendo

EDIT/UPDATE - I'd like to thank all the people who've :+fav:ed this picture, it seems to be really popular :). I would like to know what people think of the actual idea of a Mario & Sonic extreme sports game - other ideas are welcome!
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packaderm Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2016
interesting art
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askpamv Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
l love Mario and Sonic l always design them hahahahahhahahhah 
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CarterMasontheHedgie Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Mario and Sonic! On skateboards! X3
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SonamyFangirl6637 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
sonic :)
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Wqthedog91609 Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
I think the idea of a Mario and Sonic extreme spoets games would be excellent! When I heard your suggestion for a skateboarding minigame I was on the train! Don't get me wrong, the Olmpic games have their positives but the X games seem more eventful
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SuperAshBro Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2012
The initial idea is to have a Mario & Sonic game that actually feels like a platform game without straying too far away from the "Sports" side of things. Also, Rule of Cool.

Thanks for commenting!
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shadowtoast102 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Student General Artist
They should totally make that.
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Artist-4-Hire-Fyaro Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That would be awesome! I have Tony Hawk's Underground 2.
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SuperAshBro Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011
Sega and Nintendo should hire the Neversoft developers who worked on the old Tony Hawks games. They were practically platform games after all.
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SonicFicticious Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2011
That looks just like one of thos graffiti tags from Tony Hawk's American Wasteland! Awesome picture!
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CarryPhoenix Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, everything genial is simple. Short, fat, funny and sweet teeth plumber... and a blue-colored hedgehog. What's so special? And now look what they turned into! Coolz!
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XXXblueninjaXXX Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011
so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so sos o sos os so so so so so o0 cool cool coll cool col cool cool cool cool cccccccccccccccccccccccccccooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL
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REV6Pilot Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2010
YIPPEE! I guess you just gave Nintendo a good idea.
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SuperAshBro Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2010
I can only hope that Shigeru stumbles onto this page :D
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REV6Pilot Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2010
Nintendo is a large corporation, with several employees. Someone related to the concept department ought to see something like this!
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arcade-art Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2009
wicked cool!
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