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Canada GameStop Pre-Order Includes Free Keychain for Super Mario Bros. Wonder

As Super Mario Bros. Wonder’s Nintendo Switch release next month approaches, more retailers are revealing extra goodies for pre-orders. Canadian GameStop pre-orders for $79.99 get a free keychain. It’s based on the game’s new power-up that turns Mario and friends into elephants. It’s unclear how big it will be in the promotional shot below, but Mario’s transformation will inform it: ...

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Super Mario Bros. Wonder Tops US Amazon’s “Best Sellers” Chart

Super Mario Bros. Wonder is reportedly topping Amazon’s charts in some countries ahead of its launch next month. Wonder has topped Amazon’s US best-selling video game list after last week’s special Direct presentation revealed more about the new entry. It beats Starfield, Final Fantasy XVI, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on Switch. It bodes well for Mario’s 2D future. Super ...

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Super Mario Bros. Wonder’s Prototype Had No Deadline

In early hands-on previews, Super Mario Bros. Wonder was praised as one of the most refreshing takes on the 2D series in a long time, and it appears that the lack of a deadline in its early design was a factor. Takashi Tezuka, the game’s producer, told Wired that there was no due date during prototyping, which encouraged creativity and ...

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Miyamoto disliked Super Mario Bros. Wonder’s early elephant design

Super Mario Bros. Wonder has a unique design, and while fans love the new Elephant power-up, Mario’s creator wasn’t as impressed. In the latest press rounds promoting this upcoming Switch exclusive, the game’s director Shiro Mouri said Shigeru Miyamoto questioned Elephant Mario’s look earlier in development, but it was mostly because the design hadn’t been finalized. Mouri explained how Miyamoto ...

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Super Mario Bros. Talking Flowers Can Be Muted

Super Mario Bros. Wonder will have talking flowers in every course that make funny comments and enhance the experience. You may be able to silence them if you don’t like the idea. A screenshot (and rough translation) on Nintendo’s Japanese website suggests players can disable flower audio in a menu, as noted by Nintendo Everything. It appears you can change ...

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