Last November it was revealed that Illumination Entertainment was in talks to produce a film based on the Super Mario franchise. Today Nintendo announced that they have partnered up with the company and the producers for the film will be Chris Meledandri, founder of Illumination Entertainment, and Shigeru Miyamato. The film will be distributed worldwide by Universal Pictures and will be co-funding by the company and Nintendo. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.
Build-A-Bear has announced that they will be releasing new plush based on the Super Mario franchise. Currently they have confirmed four different types of plush and several costumes as well as various accessories. The confirmed plush include: Toad: $10.50 Yoshi: $25.50 Mario Bear: $28 Bowser (Online Exclusive): $35 The confirmed accessories and costumes include: Super Mario 5-1 Sound Box: $7 Bowser 5-1 Sound Box: $7 Super Mario Wrist Accessory Set: $8.50 Red Super Mario Hoodie: $10 Princess Peach Costume: $16 Luigi Costume $16 The plush will be available at physical locations this weekend,Read More
The Hollywood Reporter has reported that Nintendo and Illumination Entertainment are currently in the works to bring the Super Mario Bros. back to the big screen. The original film that starred the Mario Brothers premiered in theaters in 1993. The film starred Bob Hoskins as Mario and John Leguizamo as Luigi. Unlike the first film, which was a live-action adaptation, the new potential film is going to be animated. The Super Mario Bros. game series made its debut in 1985, which featured the titular hero, Mario, and his brother Luigi as they try and save Peach from the clutches of theRead More
Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Super Mario Odyssey. The latest trailer was featured during today’s Nintendo Direct and showcases several of the worlds featured in the game. The locations inclu: Metro Kingdom: New Donk City Sand Kingdom: Tostarena Luncheon Kingdom: Mount Volbono Wooded Kingdom: Steam Gardens Cap Kingdom: Bonneton Snow Kingdom: Shiveria Seaside Kingdom: Bubblaine Next, it has been revealed that the cap shape ship that Mario will be using to travel within the game is called the Odyssey. The Odyssey will be able to be powered up with the help ofRead More
Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Super Mario Odyssey. The trailer was first shown during the E3 2017 Nintendo Spotlight presentation. The latest trailer features a deeper look at the game’s mechanics and reveals that Mario will be able to use his hat to control enemies and more. Super Mario Odyssey will be released for the Nintendo Switch this Holiday season.
Nintendo has updated their official Youtube channel with a trailer for the latest game in the Super Mario franchise. The trailer was first featured in this year’s Nintendo Switch Presentation. The next game in the franchise will be titled “, Super Mario Odyssey.” The game will feature Mario in a “Sandbox” like environment as he travels through various dimensions and terrains. Super Mario Odyssey will launch on the Nintendo Switch this Holiday season.