- Feb 28, 2004
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It's set for release on the Wii sometime in Q3 according to Gamestop. As if we really needed another Mario sports game...but still, this one has Sonic in it now!
Bowser and Eggman finally working together to stop the heroes? Mario and Sonic face to face for the first time ever? EVER?
Yeah. I'm excited!Hot news in from Sega this morning in the form of a unique partnership. That's right folks... For the first time ever Mario and Sonic are joining forces in the upcoming Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games for the Nintendo Wii and DS. The game is scheduled to hit the stores in time for holiday 2007, and will be published in Japan by Nintendo, and across North America and Europe by Sega.
"In Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, players will compete in events that take place in environments based on the official venues of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Using a supporting cast of characters from the amazing worlds of both Mario and Sonic, gamers will be able to compete as or against a range of lovable personalities including Mario, Sonic, Luigi, Knuckles, Yoshi, Tails and more. Innovative usage of the Wii and DS control systems to maneuver a favorite character will allow players to race the likes of Mario and Sonic down the 100m track, engage in exhilarating rallies in table tennis and churn water in a swimming heat, all while competing for the much sought after gold medal."
Has Hell finally frozen over?
"Mario and Sonic have been respectful rivals since the early days of video games," says Shigeru Miyamoto, Senior Managing Director and General Manager, Entertainment Analysis and Development Division, Nintendo Co., Ltd.. "In fact, for a long time they have been discussing the possibility of one day competing against each other. Now that they have been given the perfect opportunity to meet at the Olympic Games, we may finally learn who is actually faster, Mario or Sonic?"
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