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Somebody modded Super Mario Odyssey's possession ability into Super Mario 64

If Mario's actually been the hat all along, as some fans speculated (opens in new tab) after seeing Super Mario Odyssey (opens in new tab)'s new enemy-possessing "Capture" move in action, then why couldn't he assume direct control before now? One modder has resolved that bothersome inconsistency by tweaking Super Mario 64 to retcon in a surprisingly full-featured version of Cappy capturing.

Just like in Super Mario Odyssey, Mario can throw his cap (though in this case it sort of just twirls out from his body) onto enemies and even some objects. Then Mario disappears and you start controlling his victim, waddling around as a Bob-omb or floating along as a moving platform.

Sure, you'll have to wait for Super Mario Odyssey to play through levels that are actually designed with capturing in mind, but this is a fun little amuse-bouche until then.

For more, read our Super Mario Odyssey E3 hands-on (opens in new tab) and watch more than an hour of Super Mario Odyssey gameplay (opens in new tab).

Connor Sheridan
Connor Sheridan

I got a BA in journalism from Central Michigan University - though the best education I received there was from CM Life, its student-run newspaper. Long before that, I started pursuing my degree in video games by bugging my older brother to let me play Zelda on the Super Nintendo. I've previously been a news intern for GameSpot, a news writer for CVG, and now I'm a staff writer here at GamesRadar.