I got 'Super Mario Odyssey' early and spent 10 hours playing it - here's what I think so far

About 10 hours ago, I walked into a store in New York City and bought a copy of Nintendo's upcoming "Super Mario Odyssey." Ever since, I've been playing it nearly non-stop.

Good news: So far, "Super Mario Odyssey" is excellent.

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Super Mario Odyssey

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Super Mario Odyssey" officially launches on October 27...unless you can find it earlier.

"Super Mario Odyssey" feels brand new, despite starring a decades-old character. It looks far better than it should on the Switch, a console that's not quite as powerful as the competition.

And it seemingly evolves the long-running franchise once again, letting you play as dozens of unique characters. 

Like Mario's old pal Bullet Bill, for instance:
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Super Mario Odyssey

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That sure is a bullet with a mustache.

Here are my full impressions of the biggest game of the year, "Super Mario Odyssey," after 10 hours: