Mario has become one of the most globally recognised characters in the world of entertainment since Super Mario Bros. first burst onto the scene 25 fun-filled years ago. Since then the Super Mario Bros. series is the best-selling video game series of all time, with more than 250 million games sold globally
In celebration, today will see the launch of an exclusive Super Mario All-Stars– 25th Anniversary Edition bundle, containing four Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) classics– Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario Bros. 3 and Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels– all on one disk, giving Mario fans four reasons to relive the excitement of these classic games on Wii.
And if you missed out on them the first time round, now’s the time to discover why Super Mario has become one of gaming’s most loved series’ of all time, as this new collection will also include a special booklet detailing the history of Super Mario Bros. as well as an audio CD containing music from Super Mario games spanning the last 25 years.
Super Mario All-Stars– 25th Anniversary Edition joins the roster of bundles already available in store for celebration of 25 years of Super Mario Bros. this festive season, including -
New Super Mario Bros. Nintendo DSi XL Special Edition Pack, containing an exclusive limited edition red Nintendo DSi XL handheld console branded with character icons and a copy of New Super Mario Bros. which will allow players to control Mario in the palm of their hand’s through eight worlds and a total of 80 levels, battling the evil Bowser to rescue Princess Peach.
New Super Mario Bros. Wii Pack, containing an exclusive limited edition red Wii console, red Wii Remote Plus, red Nunchuk and three games. As well as New Super Mario Bros. Wii and Wii Sports, the bundle will also include the Donkey Kong original edition pre-installed on the Wii, in homage to Mario’s first ever appearance.
Mario Kart Wii Pack containing a limited edition black Wii bundle including all the gear needed to celebrate Mario’s 25th anniversary in speed and style - black Nunchuk, black Wii Remote Plus, black Wii Wheel, Wii Sports, Donkey Kong original edition pre-installed on the Wii as well as a copy of Mario Kart Wii
Which ever bundle you wish for under your Christmas tree this year, each one of the Super Mario 25th Anniversary package’s available across Europe is sure to bring a smile to Mario fans new and old.
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About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii™ home console and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 3.5 billion video games and more than 577 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi™ XL, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™ and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe.