Anniversary Edition Gets an Extra Life

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Feb 14, 2011
  1. Vigilante
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    What was supposed to be a celebration of Super Mario Bros.'s 25th anniversary was unfortunately met with iffy reviews and sales figures that were both encouraging and disappointing. With Super Mario All-Stars 25th Anniversary Edition topping the Japanese charts, yet failing to replicate the same kind of success in the U.K., it's good to see that at least in North America, it's been selling well enough for Nintendo to bring the game back into production.

    Last month, Nintendo's Public Relations Director Marc Franklin spoke to Wired.com's Game|Life and explained that due to the response from consumers, the company was considering the manufacture of more units of the limited edition Mario collection. If you missed your chance of snapping up a copy and can't find any second-hand copies anywhere, you're in luck.

    Retailer Toys R' Us has listed the limited edition on its website with a shipping date of 13th March so you have about a month to save those pennies if you want to avoid disappointment again. When the game originally launched in North America on 12th December 2010, it didn't take much time for it to sell out so it comes as no surprise that some retailers are imposing a limit of one copy per customer when retailers begin restocking the game next month.[/p]

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    Well for those who missed the limited edition Super Mario Bros.'s 25th anniversary for the wii here is a second chance
     


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    It's not really limited now is it?
     
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    Nintendo really likes fans or quick easy cash. hmmmmm
     
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    So they're reprinting a port of a collective port?
     
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    This makes my copy feel less special [​IMG].
     
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    lol, coming out on my B-Day too.


    Well, I already have a legit copy. It's worth the purchase if you're a collector.
     
  7. RupeeClock

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    Yours will always be a first edition, so it remains valuable.
     
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    Because producing copies of an SNES ROM file burnt onto a disc definitely takes a lot of time and effort.
     
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    Unless there is no way to prove it is first edition.
     
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    I imagine the discs might have a new serial number.
     
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    not selling too well wonder why cos it's just a fucking snes rom that's why!!
     
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    The only reason it sold well in the US is because we're fucking hoarders. We all think this or that will be valuable one day. Sometimes we're right, but most of the time something like this happens and the potential value drops.
     
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    AVGN moment detected!

    But seriously, Nintendo could just have sold the Booklet with a unique code for downloading the Snes version on Virtual console...
     
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    SNES Rom on a disk for $30.

    No thanks.
     
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    This could have been much better if it had NSMB Graphics instead of being a Port...
     
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    Though it had a song cd and a booklet of mario history
     
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    Nah wouldn't be the same games to me, NSMB games while good just don't play as right.

    Even Sega got their Sonic collections right (console ones) by including a lot of content, had they put the originals on there too plus various unreleased levels and the rest of the Mario NES games then it would have been a good collection.
     
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    This.
     
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    A CD with ten tracks, five of which are maybe less than 5 seconds because they were "coin" or "1-UP" or something... and a book that lacked half the interesting details you could've found online.
     

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