by MATT KAMEN
The Wii U edition of Minecraft is getting an exclusive DLC pack that might make players on other formats a tad jealous – an official Super Mario Mash-Up Pack.
Nintendo says the DLC will give “immediate access to new skins, a Super Mario-themed pre-made world, and a set of Super Mario-themed music and item textures, all inspired by games in the iconic Super Mario series such as Super Mario World, Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine”.
The asset drop will allow players to recreate locations from across the Mushroom Kingdom for themselves, all in Minecraft’s uniquely blocky aesthetic. Nintendo’s debut trailer shows [...]
By James TrewDon’t expect a pair of Mario All Stars though.
A Nintendo-themed line of Vans sneakers has mysteriously popped up online. A European store listed the range that includes classic gaming icons like Zelda, Mario and Duck Hunt, adorning some of Vans’ most popular styles (like the Old Skool). Not much else is known about the collaboration, and the listing seems to have been removed (though a cache of it can befound here). The only other info being the collection will likely go on sale in June, priced at around €65 ($75). This isn’t the first time we’ve seen Nintendo sneakers, but it’s the first time we’ve seen them done in a way [...]