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:


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Written by Ben Fruzzetti

Gamer, writer and devourer of pasta. Whenever not letting his daydreams run out of control, he can be found writing for Nintendo Wire, playing old JRPGs, or reading sci-fi and fantasy novels and comics.

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