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Super Mario Zombies Are Creepy As Hell, Also Cool

by Tim Turi on Jul 25, 2010 at 04:04 PM

 

It's seems like since the dawn of time (or of the dead), gamers have been fascinated with turning their favorite protagonists into shambling, flesh-eating undead. Super Mario Bros. is high on the list of "what if" zombifications, and it's definitely been done before. It's this Mario fan/ zombie enthusiast's humble opinion, however, that it has never been done this well.

Flickr user mrksaari recently uploaded a batch of cosplay pictures featuring the core cast of Super Mario Bros. as the walking dead. We've got Mario, Luigi, Peach, and Toad all decked out in blood-soaked apparel and ghastly makeup. Take a look at his flickr page for a host of creepy yet awesome pictures from the Super Mario Bros. zombie photo shoot.

This zombified cast of Super Mario Bros. 2 has me wondering what the game would have been like if had turned out Mario wasn't dreaming after the credits, but having a horrible nightmare. Mama mia!