Battlesuit Mario goes to war

A rebranding kinda sorta worked for The Big Mouse in Disney’s Epic Mickey, but would it work for Mario? This, dear readers, is the question I ponder today as I look over this impressive Mecha Mario battle suit artwork over at Cool Vibe this morning. An even closer look at artist Marat Ars’s new suit design—and new look—is available in that second link. Clicky clicky!

Artwork mashes Mario with Monster Hunter

“Hunting Season” by DeviantArt member ~xiaobaosg depicts a world where Mario and an even more dinosaur-like Bowser (definitely Ankylosaur) must confront, well, actual dinos. (via The Daily What)