When we talk about iconic and classic characters, we’re certain that Nintendo’s Mario would come to mind. Nintendo Super Mario Bros. came a long way, from numerous games to the big screen, and a possible game again. Yup, you read that right, if you’ve played 2017’s Super Mario Odyssey, you probably think it’s time for a new game to drop. Is it true that a new Super Mario game is coming soon? The Super Mario Bros. Movie comes out soon too, let’s read more below to find out about this Mario news.
A Super Mario Bros. game coming
It’s been years since the release of Super Mario Odyssey, so a lot of rumors circulating here and there. Despite all of it, Nintendo leaves no official announcement or confirmation of it.
- In 2021, the leak of a new Super Mario game arise because of a job listing on NDcube. This rumor happened to be quickly debunked as Mario Party Superstars came in the same year.
- Significantly, the most recent rumor of the franchise came to Mario fans late last year. This time, things may have turned more specific as an apparent 2D Super Mario game bounds to arrive.
- Zippo, a known leaker of Nintendo-related news, dropped this rumor in December 2022. In a blog post update, they shared about the game’s nearing the end of the development process. The said Super Mario game happened to be three years in the making, he stated in the post.
- Another 2D game that would be playable on the handheld Nintendo Switch device. They revealed more information about four playable characters in the upcoming Super Mario game. Ol’ and behold, not just Mario, but Luigi, Peach, and Toad join the plumber to be playable characters.
- Believe it or not, if Peach is one of the four playable, then this should be her first time after a long, long while. The last time the character can be played was Super Mario Bros. 2 which happens to be 35 years ago.
Release date and developers
Zippo gave all the important information in their blog post last year. They mentioned that the Super Mario game sets its release this year, 2023, or next year, 2024.
- Additionally, long-time developers of the 2D game, Takashi Tezuka and Hiroyuki Kimura remain producers of this rumored game.
- Zippo pointed out how the characters’ appearances may be tweaked in the upcoming film. They said that Mario’s shoelaces possibly have changed in the production of the movie. Moreover, we have to hold our excitement until Nintendo officially announces this rumored Super Mario Bros. game.
While we wait for more announcements about the rumored Super Mario game, let’s take a look at the big-screen schedule. The Super Mario Bros. Movie slated its release on April 7th, 2023.
- This comedy and adventure animation tells the story of the plumber Mario, with his brother Luigi, taking an adventure to save a princess — Princess Peach. We’re pretty sure you’d be thrilled to watch this just like us!
- Voice actors include Guardians of the Galaxy’s Star-Lord, Chris Pratt as Mario, The Queen’s Gambit’s Anya Taylor-Joy as Peach, and Charlie Day as Luigi.
Is anyone ready for Nintendo’s new platformer game Super Mario Bros.? Let’s catch The Super Mario Bros. Movie in theaters first. See you!
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