You remember that time you created an obstacle course out of chairs so that you could “play Mario” because you didn’t actually own Super Mario Brothers, but you played it one time at that one friend’s house? LEGO Super Mario is like that, but more expensive.
In LEGO Super Mario, you can mix and match multiple build sets (each sold separately) to create a LEGO course for a Bluetooth-enabled Mario to run through, collecting coins, murdering Goombas, staring lovingly at Yoshi, while making use of “the latest in digital technology”, according to LEGO Group’s Julia Goldin.
LEGO Super Mario is a highly social, interactive and collaborative experience for kids.
Sort of how regular LEGO is, but with batteries.
There are no real details about how LEGO Super Mario works, yet, but it looks like the robust little Mario figure interacts with certain objects via Bluetooth, expresses a range of feelings about the situation, tallies coin counts on his chest, and, potentially, includes a timing element to make whatever you’re doing more of a game.
Dear parents: all those sound effects will definitely never get old.
LEGO Super Mario is due to launch sometime towards the end of 2020.
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