Do you actually play any non-Marioverse games?

FunkyKong84

Blooper
Hey guys I wanted to start this topic because I find it extremely difficult to get interested in any game that doesn't belong to the Marioverse. Occasionally I 'll play some Sonic, Pro Evolution Soccer, FIFA or fighting games like Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter and Killer Instinct but that's that. Back in the day I was an Age of Empires/Mythology fan too.

Seriously no Zelda, no Metroid, no Starfox, no Banjo-Kazooie, none of these games do it for me. It's kind of weird because if a game doesn't involve Mario, DK or even Wario I don't get my bells rung :D
 

Dark Light

Cherries and Berries
I've played quite a few non-Mario verse games and I still say I'm a devout Mario fan.

Pokemon series
Kirby series
Spore
Sonic Adventure 2 Battle
Starcraft

There may be several more...
 

Weasel

Donkey Kong
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I play a ton of non-Mario games. Mega Man, Metroid, F-Zero, and Metal Gear Solid are some of my favorites.
 

ChaosNinji

Shine Sprite
I have never heard of anyone who exclusively plays Mario games.

I just play games that I find interesting. For instance, having finished both 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors, I went to play Unwound Future because I was still in the mood for something vaguely similar to a visual novel. It's not the particular series, it's the individual games.
 

Garlic Man

Name-change free since 2018
The definition of "game" here is a little ambiguous... but like Ninji, I don't know anyone who devotes themselves to Mario and nothing else.

So the answer is yes, I play any genre or series of games, regardless of reputation of the series or whatever, as long as it provides entertainment for me.
 

Dark Light

Cherries and Berries
I think a better question would be if we play any non-Nintendo games.
 

ShyGuy27

The Cardinal is dead -- long live The Cardinal!
FunkyKong84 said:
Hey guys I wanted to start this topic because I find it extremely difficult to get interested in any game that doesn't belong to the Marioverse. Occasionally I 'll play some Sonic, Pro Evolution Soccer, FIFA or fighting games like Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter and Killer Instinct but that's that. Back in the day I was an Age of Empires/Mythology fan too.

Seriously no Zelda, no Metroid, no Starfox, no Banjo-Kazooie, none of these games do it for me. It's kind of weird because if a game doesn't involve Mario, DK or even Wario I don't get my bells rung :D
You are terrible as a gamer. Just awful.
 

Dark Light

Cherries and Berries
There's nothing awful to that. Anyone can play any game desired. But yeah, shouldn't you broaden your scope? There are tons of games out there that are great as Mario.
 

Dark Light

Cherries and Berries
Ok you may be right, but I still don't think calling other people a "terrible gamer" sounds appropriate.
 

YamiHoshi

Nintendo 3DS Developer
Pokémon, Star Fox, Zelda, Kirby, Smash Brothers, partly Metroid, partly DK, and I'm getting The Last Story in a week.
 

Parakarrygun88

get some!
I play a ton of non-mario games all the time. Call of duty, Goldeneye, Metal slug, Halo, all that crap. But when I get pissed at those games, I always come back to Mario.

#1 Mario fan-boy right here!
 

Brawl Mario

Super Smash Bros.'s most fearsome plumber
I also play these games

Spore
Kirby
Pokemon

But most of the time, the Mario games get all my attention. I'm a huge Mario fan.
 

Ernest Fine

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Ninji said:
I have never heard of anyone who exclusively plays Mario games.
Per completely.

As for me, I, like everyone else, don't only play Mario games.

Other game series I have include Worms, Lemmings, Zelda, Pokémon, Kirby, Mother (and I'm British, thank God for ROMs), Smash Bros., a whole load of PS2 games from so many different series, I cannot recall, Sonic (IMO just as good as Mario), etc.

This topic is generally pointless because everyone plays non-Mario games.
 

Puddin

eat the rich
In no particular order:

Anticipation (NES)
Asteroids (Arcade)
Battletoads series
Castlevania series
Contra series
Donkey Kong series
Final Fantasy series
Final Fight series
Frogger (Arcade)
F-Zero series
Goldeneye (N64)
Kirby series
LittleBigPlanet (PS3)
Megaman series
Mischief Makers (N64)
Mortal Kombat series
Mrs. Pacman (Arcade)
Pacman (Arcade)
Pitfall (Atari 2600)
Pokémon series
Punch-Out!! (NES)
Quake II (N64)
Rockband series
Scribblnauts II (DS)
Secret of Mana (SNES)
Skyblazer (SNES)
Smartball (SNES)
Space Invaders (Arcade)
Street Fighter series
Super Smash Brothers series
Tony Hawk series
Zelda series

I'm sure I forgot some.
 

Time Turner

You are filled with determination. (R/GD/TT)
Let's see...
Kirby
Legend of Zelda
Super Smash Brothers
Saints Row
Star Fox
Call of Duty
Lego Star Wars/Batman/etc.
Tony Hawk
Skate
Darkness
Dead Rising
Civilization
Fable
Dead Space
Halo
Eat Lead
Left 4 Dead
Just Cause
Red Dead
Resident Evil
Elder Scrolls
Rainbow Six Vegas
Tekken
Ty
Blinx
Fuzion Frenzy
Crash
Spyro
Marvel vs. Capcom
MegaMan
Need for Speed
Star Wars
Sonic
SSX
Borderlands
Buly
Burnout
Assassin's Creed
Brutal Legend
Dragon Age
Prototype
Mirror's Edge
Is that enough non-Mario?
 

Ernest Fine

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Reversinator said:
Let's see...
Kirby
Legend of Zelda
Super Smash Brothers
Saints Row
Star Fox
Call of Duty
Lego Star Wars/Batman/etc.
Tony Hawk
Skate
Darkness
Dead Rising
Civilization
Fable
Dead Space
Halo
Eat Lead
Left 4 Dead
Just Cause
Red Dead
Resident Evil
Elder Scrolls
Rainbow Six Vegas
Tekken
Ty
Blinx
Fuzion Frenzy
Crash
Spyro
Marvel vs. Capcom
MegaMan
Need for Speed
Star Wars
Sonic
SSX
Borderlands
Buly
Burnout
Assassin's Creed
Brutal Legend
Dragon Age
Prototype
Mirror's Edge
Is that enough non-Mario?
No.

Play Worms.

And Lemmings.
 

Time Turner

You are filled with determination. (R/GD/TT)
Father Ted Crilly said:
Reversinator said:
Let's see...
Kirby
Legend of Zelda
Super Smash Brothers
Saints Row
Star Fox
Call of Duty
Lego Star Wars/Batman/etc.
Tony Hawk
Skate
Darkness
Dead Rising
Civilization
Fable
Dead Space
Halo
Eat Lead
Left 4 Dead
Just Cause
Red Dead
Resident Evil
Elder Scrolls
Rainbow Six Vegas
Tekken
Ty
Blinx
Fuzion Frenzy
Crash
Spyro
Marvel vs. Capcom
MegaMan
Need for Speed
Star Wars
Sonic
SSX
Borderlands
Buly
Burnout
Assassin's Creed
Brutal Legend
Dragon Age
Prototype
Mirror's Edge
Is that enough non-Mario?
No.

Play Worms.

And Lemmings.
Actually, I have played those games. Seriously, I have over 300 games. How can I keep track of them all?
 

Ernest Fine

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Reversinator said:
Actually, I have played those games. Seriously, I have over 300 games. How can I keep track of them all?
Because they're great games.
 

Green Fire

Koopa Troopa
It is sometimes hard for me to want non-Mario games,and the ones I have that aren't mario are mostly third party.
 

Fawfulfury65

The Last Story
Retired Wiki Staff
I rarely buy non-Nintendo games. Nintendo's games are usually extremely awesome and innovative. But I mainly stick to Mario and DK games.
 
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