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Mario Party: Star Rush

The latest episode of the Play Nintendo Show has gone live. View the new video below, which focuses on Mario Party: Star Rush.

A pair of North American Mario Party: Star Rush commercials are now online. The first focuses on the game itself, while the second is more about how the new amiibo are compatible. Both can be seen below.

Mario Party: Star Rush is less than a week away from reaching North America. With the launch so close, the game’s full website is now open. Access it here for information, screenshots, and videos.

Mario Party: Star Rush is off to a slow start in Japan. According to Media Create and Dengeki reports, it sold less than 30,000 units in its first week. Dengeki now further says that the game sold through just 20 percent of its initial shipment.

Prior to Star Rush, Mario Party: Island Tour hit 3DS. That one sold 133,000 copies in its first week before going on to move 553,000 units in total.

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With next week’s North American launch in sight, Nintendo uploaded a new amiibo trailer for Mario Party: Star Rush. We’ve attached it below.

The Play Nintendo YouTube account uploaded a new off-beat video today to promote Mario Party: Star Rush and the new Boo amiibo. Get a look at it below.

Nintendo stopped by the Starlight Children’s Foundation’s “Dream Halloween” event this past weekend with Mario Party: Star Rush. Attendees were able to try out the game, and even “meet” Mario. YouTuber GhostRobo was also in attendance.

Here are some photos (and related descriptions) from Nintendo:

Photo One

In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, guests of Starlight Children’s Foundation’s “Dream Halloween” event on Oct. 22 in Los Angeles got to meet Mario – one of the stars of the Mario Party Star Rush game. Available for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems starting Nov. 4, Mario Party Star Rush is packed with modes that players of all ages will love. The rapid-fire party game lets players think fast, play fast and have a blast.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Zach D. of YouTube channel GhostRobo, plays a friendly round of competition in the Mario Party Star Rush game with guests at Starlight Children’s Foundation’s “Dream Halloween” event on Oct. 22 in Los Angeles. Available for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems starting Nov. 4, the fast-paced Mario Party Star Rush is packed with modes that players of all ages will love.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, actor Terrell Ransom Jr. plays a friendly round of competition in the Mario Party Star Rush game with guests at Starlight Children’s Foundation’s “Dream Halloween” event on Oct. 22 in Los Angeles. Available for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems starting Nov. 4, Mario Party Star Rush is packed with modes that players of all ages will love. The rapid-fire party game lets players think fast, play fast and have a blast.

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In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, guests of Starlight Children’s Foundation’s “Dream Halloween” event on Oct. 22 in Los Angeles were treated to a sneak peek of the Mario Party Star Rush game prior to its Nov. 4 release. Available for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, Mario Party Star Rush is packed with modes that players of all ages will love. The rapid-fire party game lets players think fast, play fast and have a blast.

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Mario Party: Star Rush can now be pre-loaded on the North American 3DS eShop. By doing so, you can download most of the required data ahead of launch. Then on release date, you’ll only need a small update to begin playing.

Mario Party: Star Rush takes up 3,011 blocks. That amounts to 376.375 MB.

Although North America will need to wait until November 4 for Mario Party: Star Rush, it’s out now in Europe. Take a look at an hour of footage below.

GameXplain has provided us with some footage of the various boss battles included in Mario Party: Star Rush. Check out the video below for the gameplay.