Undeniably, Mario is the reigning king of the platformer genre. Nintendo’s little Italian plumber racked up a catalog of critically acclaimed platformers, spanning across eight generations. Among them is the ‘Super Mario Galaxy’ duology on the Nintendo Wii. Both games saw the plumber to boldly go where no plumber has gone before with new and improved mechanics. For years, fans have been begging Nintendo to release a third outing but all requests have fallen on deaf ears.