Thirty-five years have passed since the original Super mario bros. released on the NES, at least in Japan, and Nintendo throws Mario a damn sucker. Today̵
Let’s break down the big announcements:
Super Mario 3D All-Stars Bundle for the switch
This $ 60 game features reworked versions of Super mario 64 (Nintendo 64), Super Mario sunshine (Gamecube) and Super Mario Galaxy (Wii). sunshine is the black sheep of the 3D Mario family, however 64 and galaxy are considered classics of all time. The bundle contains an upscaled resolution and a music player that works even when the device is switched off. It will be available from September 18, and oddly enough, Nintendo says it will no longer be produced after March 2021.
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Rage for the switch
This updated port of the Wii U game, which was a 2D and 2D platform multiplayer game, will bring new improvements and a couple of new Amiibo toy versions. It will be released on February 12 of next year.
Mario Kart Live: home track, an AR toy racing game
This ingenious combination of a radio controlled Mario kart With cars and the switch hardware, you can build a track around your house and run through it with the cameras built into the cars. Two “real” players are supported at the same time, but you can also drive around your track with computer-controlled racing drivers on the screen. It launches on October 16, with each car (Mario or Luigi) costing $ 100.
A new Game & Watch with the original Super mario bros
Game & Watch was Nintendo’s LCD-based portable game series before the Game Boy. While the original Game & Watch systems were simple black and white cell affairs, much like Tiger Electronics games, this version is jam packed Super mario bros. NES game on a color screen. It also includes The lost levels and a Mario-fied version of the original ball Game. It will be available for $ 50 on November 13th.
Super mario 35, a 2D Battle Royale game for the Switch
cross Fourteen days (or maybe Tetris 99) with an old 2D Mario game and you would get Super mario 35. In this strange title, you control Mario, who runs through a semi-random level and fights with 34 other players for the last Mario. Opponents defeated on your screen appear on the opponents and vice versa. The game will be available for free on the Switch Online service from October 1st and will be playable until March 31st.
Other announcements related to Mario include:
- The SNES Super Mario All-Stars available at Switch Online
- In-game events for Mario Kart Tour, Super Mario Maker 2, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Splatoon 2, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
- Goods for the 35th anniversary are available from Nintendo and partners such as PUMA and Monopoly
For a full round-up look at the Nintendo Direct presentation video here. Hey Nintendo: Don’t forget to break the red carpet for the 30th anniversary of the breakout Super mario bros. Movie in a few years, right?