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Super Mario All-Stars

This week on Nintendo Everything Podcast, we’re celebrating Super Mario’s 35th anniversary. The 3D All-Stars bundle is real, but there are some potential issues. Limited availability? Control schemes? Widescreen? Then a brand new Mario Kart (sorta) that’s gonna be the Xmas gift of 2020 (maybe), 3D World getting an updated port, a Super Mario Bros. semi-battle royale, and a lot more. Galen’s on vacation so Barry’s subbing in for him.

Check out links and timestamps below and come hang out.

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We have one more comparison video stemming from the Super Mario 3D All-Stars announcement. Below, see how Super Mario Galaxy is on Switch vs. the Wii original, courtesy of GameXplain.

In case you missed it, you can view a similar comparison for Super Mario 64 here and Super Mario Sunshine here.

Some fans have been a bit confused regarding the controls for Super Mario 3D All-Stars – specifically as it relates to Super Mario Galaxy. In a notice posted on the official page, Nintendo says that players can “shake a Joy-Con controller to activate Mario’s Spin ability or pass a Joy-Con controller to a friend for some extra help in Co-Star Mode.” For Switch Lite users, “detached Joy-Con controllers are required and sold separately.”

Nintendo has now clarified its plans for controls. In a statement sent to Polygon, the company said: