Game designer Zack Hiwiller has posted
a set of screenshots showing what Super Mario Brothers would look like if it was designed in 2010 and it's a fairly brutal look at modern game design. Outside of the hand holding most games do now a day it also looks at the influence of social media and micro-payments in games. I've included my personal favorite below but do venture over to the site and take a look at the rest as it's fairly funny stuff (and it's a joke so lighten up).
By the way, if you aren't reading The Best Article Every Day
you should as they find great gems like this one on a near daily basis.