You’ve probably heard of “the Singularity,” which will be reached when biological life and the online realm converge into an indistinguishable whole.

Well, this insightful article from may just be a hint of what’s to come, at least by way of the Super Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog game franchises…

Super Mario Odyssey is one of the best games to come out this year, but if you’re a long-time player of Sonic the Hedgehog like I am, you may have noticed a few familiar elements as you’re traveling through the kingdoms, capturing everything in sight. Check out the totally legitimate list of things I noticed Mario lifting from the Sonic series in his latest adventure.

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