Motifs in video game music are a dime a dozen, but the odd nod or easter egg is still a load of fun to find. Such is the case with the Shogun Studios music in Paper Mario: The Origami King, which is actually a slowed-down remix of Maple Tree Way from Mario Kart Wii, as GameXplain demonstrates:

 

 
Finding a unique way to rearrange tracks is both cost-effective and allows for fun discoveries like this, so it’s a win-win for everybody. We’ll be sure to provide you info on any more cute easter eggs that come our way!

 

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Written by Amelia Fruzzetti

A writer and Nintendo fan based in Seattle, Washington. When not working for NinWire, she can be found eating pasta, writing stories, and wondering about when Mother 3 is finally going to get an official localization.

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