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This article was published on September 18, 2015

    Mario level asks: Will you save your son?

    Mario level asks: Will you save your son?
    Lauren Hockenson
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    Lauren is a reporter for The Next Web, based in San Francisco. She covers the key players that make the tech ecosystem what it is right now. Lauren is a reporter for The Next Web, based in San Francisco. She covers the key players that make the tech ecosystem what it is right now. She also has a folder full of dog GIFs and uses them liberally on Twitter at @lhockenson.

    It’s a simple question, really:

    How far will you go to save your son?

    Players of the new Wii U title ‘Super Mario Maker’ are certainly thinking outside the box, but these levels are more than just collecting coins and stomping on goombas.

    The custom level by Youtuber Geoff the Hero makes the player wonder the lengths that they will go to save their son, whom they love.

    First, it seems that it’s just about overcoming obstacles.

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    Then, you are forced to kill your best friend.

    Killing Yoshi

    Even more tough tragedies ensue. Check out the level in the video below:

    Youtube