It’s fairly clear cut at this point that the Loch Ness Monster doesn’t exist. All the sightings that got people interested in the first place have been revealed as hoaxes, and extensive study of the lake has revealed no ecosystem that could support a large creature like Nessie. In the distant past, there may really have been a monster in what would one day become Loch Ness. Scientists have finally started to study the fossil of an ancient Scottish sea creature decades after it was discovered.
When it comes to people making games inspired by existing properties, it is only a matter of time before the rights holders bring the hammer down on those projects. Nintendo in particular is notorious for killing off any and all fan-made projects. Just this year, the company shut down a Metroid II remake, as well as took down an archive that contained full issues of Nintendo Power magazine. Now? It has shut down a No Man’s Sky/Super Mario Bros mash-up. However, there is a twist to this tale.