Mercedes-Benz once more teams up with Nintendo to bring their classic cars to Super Mario Maker in a free DLC stage available today. The stage, called “Mercedes-Benz Jump’n’Drive”, features iconography related to the luxury car manufacturer, and once beaten will unlock a special costume for Mario that sees the plumber getting behind the driver’s seat of the new Mercedes-Benz GLA.
“Super Mario Maker continues to grow and evolve with new courses and content,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “It’s great that a luxury car brand like Mercedes-Benz recognizes the ability to create fun courses and [...]
With the release of Super Mario Maker coming up on the 11th of September, Nintendo is celebrating the occasion by offering up a bit of trivia about the video game world’s most famous plumber. For example, did you know that Mario has appeared in over 200 games since his premier in the original Donkey Kong in 1981? Or that he even served as the referee in the original version of Super Punch-Out!! for the NES? These sort of facts and more await as we take a brief tour of Mario’s decades-long life below.Fact 1: Mario has appeared in more than 200 video games.Fact 2: Super Mario Bros. launched 30 years ago on Sept. 13, 1985.Fact 3: In Super Mario Land, Mario has to [...]