Nintendo has finally announced Super Mario 3D All-Stars to celebrate Mario's 35th Anniversary.
Back in 1996, Nintendo shocked the world with its first 3D entry in the Mario series. This if course, was the release of Super Mario 64.
Viewed as a gaming masterpiece at the time and still to this day, gamers all over the world still hop on their Nintendo 64 to play this game.
Now the cult classic is being remastered and brought on to Nintendo's latest console - the Nintendo Switch.
But it's not alone! Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy will be joining it in this 3-in-1 collection.
Let's take a look at everything we know so far!
The game will be available on the Nintendo Switch only.
The game is only available for a limited time and will expire in March 2021.
The game is retailing for £49.99/$59.99 USD/$59.99 CAD.
Super Mario 3D All-Stars Remastered Gameplay
What Games Are Included?
The games that will be included are:
Super Mario 64
With a timeless control scheme that’s featured in every one of his 3D outings since Super Mario 64 marked Mario’s glorious debut into the world of 3D.
Wall jump, backflip and even fly as you explore paintings around Princess Peach’s castle to collect Power Stars and stop Bowser!
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Super Mario Sunshine
Time to hit the beach in Super Mario Sunshine! Mario travels to the beautiful Isle Delfino for a tropical vacation with his friends but instead finds himself teaming up with trusty F.L.U.D.D. to uncover a shadowy plot and the master puppeteer behind it all.
His newfound friend also allows Mario to traverse worlds in all sorts of unique ways thanks to its wonderful water pump!
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Super Mario Galaxy
Mario blasts off on an intergalactic quest in Super Mario Galaxy to help Rosalina and save Princess Peach from Bowser’s assault of astronomical proportions.
Defy gravity and hop across planets with optional motion controls, or pass a Joy-Con controller to a friend for some extra help in Co-Star Mode!
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The games will feature higher resolution, 16:9 screen ratio and also be compatible with the Joy-Con controllers!
Players can also listen to the game soundtracks for each version of the game.
The game will be available for purchase on the Nintendo eShop.
A limited run retail edition and digital edition will be available for a limited time and run until March 2021.
You can pre-order it now:
Players that get the game on launch from Target will receive a free and exclusive magnet set!
"these remasters will include 1997’s Super Mario 64, 2002’s Super Mario Sunshine and 2007’s Super Mario Galaxy."
So it appears Nintendo is going all out for their 35 birthday, and this may also be in large part due to the on-going global pandemic. Perhaps Nintendo is filling the void that they originally had with other first-party titles, but are being forced to delay them.