Nintendo just won the internet with this hidden Mario Easter egg

A render of Super Mario looking confused
(Image credit: Nintendo)

Who doesn't love a good gaming Easter egg? Now and then, someone uncovers a delightful little detail that developers have hidden in their games. The latest surprising Easter egg has been found in a, slightly, old Nintendo Mario game – and get ready, because it's unbelievably cute.

The famous gaming Twitter account, Supper Mario Broth (genius name), has spotted a Toad-related Easter egg the Super Mario Odyssey game for Nintendo Switch (check out our roundup of the best Nintendo Switch deals if you're yet to grab yourself a console). The tiny detail is hard to spot, but it's the perfect example of Nintendo's famous perfectionism – games rarely release unless they are flawless.

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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.