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Super Mario Party

Nintendo is once again rolling the dice on a new Mario Party. With the stars aligned, the car at a stop sign, and conventions back to the mainline; it’s about time we talked about what’s new, old, and missing from the latest installment in the Mario Party series. Join in the discussion and tell us, are you looking forward to Super Mario Party or is your hype train at a stop sign?

According to an article from, Super Mario Party will only be playable with Joy-Cons, leaving out Pro Controllers and third-party accessories. This shouldn’t come as a giant surprise, given many of the minigames in the title will likely revolve around the Joy-Con’s unique features, but it’s sure to be disappointing for many who prefer traditional controls.


Earlier today, Nintendo unveiled River Survival as Super Mario Party’s newest mode. Nintendo of America just shared its own video, which we have below.

Nintendo of Europe has posted a new gameplay video for Super Mario Party that gives fans a first look at a brand new mode. River Survival will be included, and first details are in.

Here’s what we know:

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With a new playable demo of Super Mario Party at Gamescom, we have more footage of the game below.

A special Super Mario Party bundle is coming to Europe, Nintendo has announced. The package will include the game plus Neon Green/Neon Pink Joy-Con.

Meanwhile, those who pre-order Super Mario Party digitally in Europe will receive double the regular amount of Gold Points on My Nintendo.

Super Mario Party launches October 5. The bundle goes on sale starting November 23.


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Nintendo has brought along a new playable demo of Super Mario Party to Gamescom, and footage has arrived showing the game off. View an off-screen video below.

The Nintendo UK store has opened pre-orders for Super Mario Party. If you’d like to reserve the game, you can do so here.

Like with past titles on the Nintendo UK store, buyers will be given a pre-order bonus. Nintendo will be handing out the Question Block Lamp pictured above.

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Nintendo has announced its lineup for this year’s Gamescom. Those who stop by the company’s booth will be able to try out Super Mario Party for the first time and its fun new mini-games, though other titles will also be present.

Other playable games include:

Daemon X Machina

Nintendo has passed along updated fact sheets for a trio of games featured at E3 this week: Daemon X Machina, Xenoblade 2: The Golden Country, and Super Mario Party. All three received updated information following the Nintendo Direct that took place a few days ago. For the latest details, check out the fact sheets below.

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