Super Mario Run for free? Here is what the game would look like

Super Mario Run is still ruling the game charts this week, but you already know what everyone's complaint is: why is it so expensive?

A lot of people don't like the $10 price Nintendo charges for Super Mario Run... and that's a bit strange, since the game is actually pretty good and offers tons of replay value for the hardcore fans. However, it has a shamefully short single-player mode. So short that in fact we've had people in our office rescue the princess in just half an hour.

And if you are not interested in the FarmVille-like Kingdom Builder or the multiplayer Toad Rally, you will definitely feel a bit ripped off. $10 for just half an hour of gameplay is after all not a great deal.

Nonetheless, can you just imagine what Super Mario Run would look like if it did have ads? That would be quite the annoying experience and to help you better imagine it all, Pocket Gamer has hand-crafted a couple of screenshots to illustrate. Take a look.



1. whatev

Posts: 2396; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

I'd rather love Mario game to be that way instead of how it is

2. AlikMalix unregistered

Nah, Mario Run has a proper payment system. This is fair... people on average put in much more than that for awful games thru the AIP system....

7. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

The game isn't even hard. You basically can just run through every board. I can't even play it for 30 mins straight because it looks cool, but its easy and boring. I too prefer to just buy a game outright vs ads. Hwoever, for this game, I woudl have like the ads, because the game isn't worth $10.00. The only mobile games that I have paid 9.99+ for that were worth it, were games like Final Fantasy or similar.

8. AlikMalix unregistered

You have NOT played the game!!! There are different coins you got to collect and they change location which you have to learn a new "line" - basically each map is modified and will need different ways to play. Why are you so salty. I care nothing about FF games - so i don't comment on them. Try it.

3. mr.reckless562

Posts: 162; Member since: Dec 22, 2016

How bout Save that $10, and get a retro gaming system for like $30 on groupon and enjoy better games. or do something productive for tomorrow. What adult has time for Mario freaking Run anyway?? as a 20 something male, my "games" are txting chicks to get laid lols

4. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1339; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

Just get a SNES emulator and play all the original Mario games.

9. mr.reckless562

Posts: 162; Member since: Dec 22, 2016

if only i had the patience to download n install that reliably. i can barely root lol, n not all the time either

5. KingSam

Posts: 1492; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

Not spending more than $5 on a mobile game. Unless its really worth it. Heck even GTA is cheaper $7 max for a full open world game with great visuals.

6. piyath

Posts: 2445; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

GTA is not a game. It's a graphic benchmark

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