Mario Movie Face
Image: Nintendo Life

Later this week, Nintendo will be treating us to a very special Direct presentation focused on the new Super Mario Bros. Movie, where we'll be feasting our eager eyes on the debut trailer for the upcoming film.

We've already gotten a glimpse of what it will look like via a pretty hectic teaser poster, showcasing Mario himself standing in the midst of Mushroom Kingdom surrounding by a whole bunch of adorable Toads. If you've missed it, be sure to check out our feature on everything we've managed to spot!

What we don't know, however, is what Mario's face will look like, but according to an image posted on Twitter, we may at least have an idea. At the time of writing, the original source for the image is unverified, so we're currently unable to confirm its authenticity. Keep that in mind while you're deeply entrenched in moustache analysis.

So there he is (possibly)! It certainly looks like Mario, but there's undoubtedly something a bit off about the image. Could it be the slightly more realistic arm proportions? Maybe the highly detailed moustache? And what's with that collar on Mario's shirt? It's certainly not as egregious as the original design for Sonic in his own debut movie, but it's going to take a bit of getting used to if this is indeed the real deal.

Nevertheless, we'll know for sure when Nintendo showcases the trailer, which isn't far off now! As a reminder, it will take place on October 6th at 1:05pm PT / 09:05pm BST / October 7th 4:05am AWST.

What do you make of the image shared online? Reckon it's legit? If so, what do you make of Mario's design here? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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