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Super Mario Sunshine: Release Date, Gameplay, Graphics, Screenshots, Price, Pre-Order Everything We Know About Super Mario 3D All-Stars

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Nintendo has finally announced Super Mario 3D All-Stars to celebrate Mario's 35th Anniversary.

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Once upon a time, Super Mario Sunshine was one of the best games ever released; and if you ask some Nintendo fans they will still say it is right up there with the greats. 

Released all the way back in 2002 for the Gamecube, it's arriving on the Nintendo Switch.

Let's take a look at everything we know so far!

Release Date

A release date is set for September 18th 2020!

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.

Price

The game is retailing for £49.99/$59.99 USD/$59.99 CAD.

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Super Mario 3D All-Stars Remastered Gameplay

That's got to sting...

【サンシャイン】夕日がキレイな「シレナビーチ」。高級ホテルも佇むこのリゾートビーチに、ふしぎせいぶつ「マンタ」が襲来!水をかけても分裂してどんどん増えていく!気を付けて!#スーパーマリオ3Dコレクションpic.twitter.com/ZgkCDGXUzY

— スーパーマリオブラザーズ35周年 (@supermario35th)

September 11, 2020

Petey you haven't aged a bit!

【サンシャイン】ビアンコヒルズにある風車小屋のてっぺんで待つ、シリーズ初登場の「ボスパックン」。そんなに大声出したら、落ちちゃいますよ!#スーパーマリオ3Dコレクションpic.twitter.com/SM60lBVDmy

— スーパーマリオブラザーズ35周年 (@supermario35th)

September 11, 2020

What Games Are Included?

The games that will be included are:

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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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FUN IN THE SUN: Wash away those post-summer blues in Isle Delfino!

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CLEAN UP CREW: Mario and F.L.U.D.D. are out to clean up the island

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MEET THE LOCALS: Every Pianta has a unique personality

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YOSHI: Even Yoshi is helping to clean up!

Graphics

The games will feature higher resolution, 16:9 screen ratio and also be compatible with the Joy-Con controllers!

Music Mode

Players can also listen to the game soundtracks for each version of the game.

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STAR POWER: Did you collect all 120 Shine Sprites?

Pre-Order

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:

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Original Report

Back during the beginning of April, a report surfaced from VGC and a follow-up report from Eurogamer, which outlined some details regarding the remakes of certain Nintendo games. 

According to the official report which can be found here, VGC claims that:

"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. 

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