Mario vs. Sonic

A game featuring both mascots would have been unthinkable in the 90s, but they'll be battling it out at the Olympic Games. Nintendo and Sega talk tactics

Back in the 90s, it would've been hard to imagine that a game would launch featuring both Sonic and Mario. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games is a good analogy for Nintendo and Sega nowadays; they're still competing, but things aren't so polarized as they were when Sega was still a console maker. At least now they can have a foot race without going at each other's throats.

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