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Nintendo’s Mario Day Switch console is pretty baffling

Rumours about a special edition Nintendo Switch console for Mario Day on March 10 have been doing the rounds for a while, and this week they were finally confirmed. But while we weren’t holding our breath for an upgraded version of the console, the announced has still managed to majorly disappoint Nintendo fans.

That this wasn’t the much-rumoured Switch Pro (or Switch 2) was no surprise – that’s rumoured to be arriving at the end of this year. But we at least expected a new colourway for the OLED version of the Switch. Instead, we’re getting a standard Switch that’s slightly less Mario-ified than 2021’s special edition. Really, Nintendo? (Check out the best Nintendo Switch deals for the full OLED experience.)

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The special Mario bundle includes a standard Switch with red joy-cons and a download code for one of three Mario games; Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, or New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe. It’s retailing for $299.99 – which, as many are complaining about on Twitter, feels particularly high for the basic, non-OLED Switch.

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So this is what the Mario day switch bundle will look like hmmm it’s not even an oled switch it’s the v2 😂😂😂😂 really Nintendo your gonna give us this and not an oled what the hell games are good but reallyMarch 2, 2023

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And to add insult to injury, Nintendo dropped a Mario Switch two years ago that featured a stronger Mario-themed design. This new version features red Joy-Cons, but grey everything else. 2020’s edition at least included a red console and dock, along with a blue controller adapter. And even that wasn’t Mario enough for some.

2021’s special edition was arguably more Mario-y (Image credit: Nintendo)

Plenty of Twitter users are wondering aloud whether this is some kind of inventory clearing process. Is Nintendo shifting old stock in order to make way for something new and exciting later in the year? We can but hope – check out out roundup of every Switch Pro rumour.

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The new Nintendo Switch Mario Red and Blue console is now available to pre-order

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Nintendo has unveiled a new Nintendo Switch Mario Red and Blue Edition console, and it’s as fetching as you might expect.

The special edition hardware will be available at select retailers on February 12, and will be sold for a suggested retail price of $299.99 (£279.99/AU$399). While no games are included, you do get a snazzy carrying case to protect your console while you’re on the move. 

Strangely, the console itself is actually exclusively red, with black face buttons. The Nintendo Switch dock is also red, with the blue element only being found on one side of the carrying case, on the Joy-Con controller straps, and when using the Joy-Con Grip. 

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Still, this is another attractive special edition Nintendo Switch console, and it joins the likes of the Animal Crossing: New Horizons console and Fortnite Switch bundle, both of which were in high demand during Black Friday 2020.

It’s available to pre-order from the Nintendo Store for £279.99 in the UK, with various bundles available.

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The Nintendo Switch Mario Red and Blue Edition console is available to pre-order from the Nintendo Store in the UK. The console releases on February 12, so if you like the look of this new design, don’t miss your chance to get it. 

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Amazon also has the new Switch variant available to pre-order, though it costs £20 more than if you buy directly from the Nintendo Store. 

It’s-a him again

The new console ties in with Nintendo’s ongoing Super Mario Bros. 35th anniversary celebrations, which have seen the company release Super Mario 3D All-Stars. That collection includes Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy, but it’s only available until March 31st.  

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury, a re-release of the Wii U game with additional content, continues the plumbing hero’s anniversary shindig, and you can check out a new trailer below. The game arrives on Nintendo Switch on February 12, the same day as the new Nintendo Switch Mario Red and Blue console.

Nintendo Switch continues to be one of the most popular devices, and with games such as Breath of the Wild 2 (Tears of the Kingdom) and Metroid Prime 4 still to come, there’s plenty of life left in Nintendo’s hybrid console. 

But will we see a Nintendo Switch 2 now that the PS5 and Xbox Series X are here? Nintendo is pretty good at keeping things under wraps, but we’ll be on the look out for any new details. 

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All Nintendo Switch Mario Games

No Nintendo console would be the same without Mario. The plumber went from a mere character who saved the princess from the hands of Donkey Kong to practically the image of a Japanese company. We bring to your attention a review of all mario games that there are so far Nintendo Switch .


  • 1 New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
  • 2 Super Mario Maker 2
  • 3 Super Mario 3D World (+ Bowser’s Rage)
  • 4 Super Mario Odyssey
  • 5 Super Mario Party
  • 6 Mario Superstar Party
  • 7 Paper Mario: Origami King
  • 8 Mario Tennis Aces
  • 9 Mario and Bunnies: Kingdom Battle
  • 10 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • 11 Super Mario 3D All Stars
  • 12 Mario games available on Nintendo Switch Virtual Console

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe

New Super Mario Bros. Series is a legacy Classic Mario Platformer . In this case, it’s , a port of straight out of a game that came out on the Wii U in 2012. The expansion was added to the original game. The new Super Luigi U and Toadette have also been added as a playable character.

Super Mario Maker 2

The Mario game, which allows you to create your own Mario games, was released for the second time in 2019 for Nintendo Switch. This is an evolution of from the original Super Mario Maker for Wii U. Among its innovations, the ability to create scenarios in 2.5D perspective is exactly the same as in Super Mario 3D World. New objects and more variety are also included to avoid monotony in scenarios.

Super Mario 3D World (+ Bowser’s Rage)

The Switch catalog is full of games that never made it to success due to the failure of the Wii U. Super Mario 3D World was released for the Wii U in 2013. Bowser’s Fury was added to the Switch as pack . This open world mode was heavily influenced by what was previously seen in Super Mario Sunshine.

Super Mario Odyssey

Odyssey is the latest game in super mario 3d line like Mario 64 or Mario Galaxy. It also brought back the open world aspect that was completely lost in Super Mario Galaxy 2. The game opens with an impending wedding between Bowser and Princess Peach, who has been kidnapped for a change. Mario manages to prevent this, but his hat is shattered when he tries. This will allow Mario to meet Cappie, a small hat-shaped alien who will be his ally throughout the adventure.

This game came out in 2017, a few months after the console was released. Surprisingly, critics were ecstatic about Mario, as Nintendo was able to release a game that was good enough not to be swallowed up by Mario himself. cheating what gender.

Super Mario Party

This is primer the name of Mario Party that came out for Nintendo Switch . As in the previous parts, Mario and his comrades will compete on the board in rounds. Between rounds, all players (up to 4 per console) will have to play a shared mini-game.

This twelfth installment of Mario Party was well received. However, he had some criticisms about the game time, and that is that title is only compatible with if Joy-Cons is used, and not be able to play with any other team than the official one.

Mario Party Superstars

El second title Mario Party for Switch is Mario Party Superstars released in October 2021. This isn’t the first time two Mario Parties have been released for the same console, as this was fairly common at the beginning of the saga.

Superstars solves some of the issues reported in the previous part by adding compatibility regardless of the controller we choose to play with. It also adds new online mode exclusive and Competitive mode daily where we can meet random players from all over the world. Let’s say it’s a game that eschews the party genre a bit to get closer to single player with online features. Obviously knowing that we live in an age of social distancing.

Paper Mario: The King of Origami

Designed by Intelligent Systems, the original team of Paper Mario, this piece of Paper Mario adheres to the RPG concept we’ve seen in some previous generations, like in Paper Mario and the Millennial Door.

In this part, King Ollie kidnaps Peach and takes control of Bowser’s army to turn the paper world into origami. Our sworn enemy Bowser will fight with us throughout the adventure to thwart the plans of the villain.

Mario Tennis Aces

It was produced by Camelot Software Planning. This is a typical Mario game of tennis, absolutely chaotic, with hitting techniques and movements that are completely different depending on the character we have chosen and the several game modes in which he can participate. up to 4 players at the same time.

Mario and the Bunnies: Kingdom Battle

The new part of this game could not be missing on the Nintendo Switch. Crossovers between Mario and Rayman’s rabbits.

This is RPG with exploration and turn based combat. It was released in 2017, but the new part of this game is planned for 2022 and will be called Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope .

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Ported directly from the Wii U, this Mario Kart is the most varied and complete we’ve ever enjoyed. It was originally released for the Wii U. On the Switch, it was released with the last name “Deluxe” since includes los two DLC which were purchased separately on the original console.

Super Mario 3D All Stars

This title combines three of the best hits in 3D Nintendo Plumber. It was Limited Edition which officially ceased distribution on March 31, 2021, both online and in physical format, although if you are interested in this game, then know that it is still easy to find in stores.

Name combines Super Mario 64 (Nintendo 64, 1996), Super Mario Sunshine (Nintendo GameCube, 2002) and Super Mario Galaxy 9 0004 (Nintendo Wii, 2007) .).

The strategist taken by Nintendo was under attack at the time for promoting the phenomenon. MF , for not getting better at all Super Mario 64 and for overpriced package . In any case, the three games included in this package are is needed for everything nintendo It boasts.

Mario games available on the Virtual Console Nintendo Switch

In addition to the supplies already mentioned, on the Nintendo Switch we can access a very diverse catalog of old games thanks to a subscription to Nintendo Switch Internet .

Several are added each month. retro games to this subscription system, and today these are all Mario games that are available:

  • Super Mario Bros. Lost Levels
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  • Arcade Archive: Mario Bros.
  • Super Mario 2
  • Super Mario All Stars
  • Super Mario Kart
  • Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Mario

Super Mario Maker 2 free update adds Link, new levels, modes and more Switch

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Super Mario Maker 2 free update adds Link, new levels, modes and more

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Today for Super Mario Maker 2 comes out free
update, where Link from
The Legend of Zelda game series, as well as new level elements and
new game mode. After downloading update version 2.0.0 in the game
Master Sword in 8-bit style will become available. By choosing it, Mario
transforms into Link, equipped with a new set of
actions like attacking with a sword, shooting arrows and dropping bombs.
In the recent release of The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening for
Nintendo Switch game console Link meets characters familiar
us Super Mario games, including piranha plants and mushrooms
goomba, but this time Link turns himself into a Super Mario game in
platformer Super Mario Maker 2.

Transforming into Link with the High Sword unlocks for the player
a whole new world of editing possibilities. With your arrows
The link is able to hit such remote switches, up to which
Mario is usually not enough. His new sword move “Slash from Above”
defeats even normally protected enemies like the spiked one
spike And with the help of bombs, you can easily destroy some
impassable walls for Mario and his friends.

In addition to Link, the update includes additional elements of levels and
opponents, as well as the mode of high-speed passage of the game
“Ninjik Runs” perfect for players who want to

  • Accelerator block : Available accelerator block, in
    Super Mario 3D World style helps Mario make a powerful dash,
    if you step on a block.
  • Coin in ice : These coins are surrounded by ice
    block. They can only be released with fireballs or
    other elements, including some evil suns.
  • Block “P” : If activated at the level
    switch P, invisible blocks P temporarily turn into solid
    platforms or vice versa.
  • Spike : Classic opponent, spitting
    huge spiked balls and throwing them at Mario. When used in
    snowy level Spike will throw snowballs!
  • Pokey : Recognizable layered cactus from
    numerous Super Mario games first appears in a Super game
    Mario Maker 2. Players can even change the height of each Poki.

In the new Ninjik Run mode, players will be able to take on the challenge and
try to pass in a limited time the levels designed
by Nintendo specifically for this mode. Players and their
virtual ninjiki, who will be nearby, will compete with
rivals from all over the world. Virtual Ninjiki are selected from
information data of players with similar indicators, therefore
gradually players will improve their results by passing the level
on a par with the virtual ninjik of rivals.