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Looks Like Super Mario 3D World Will Be Joining Mario Kart 8 And Getting A Special Red Case

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The critically acclaimed Super Mario 3D World should be joining Mario Kart 8 and getting a special red case in the US. A reader snapped a couple of photos of the latest Mario adventure sporting a special red Wii U case. The game will also include a sticker proclaiming that Super Mario 3D World is “The family game of the year”.

Thanks, Alex

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      1. I downloaded the game, but if I would’ve gotten a physical copy, I’d have wanted the blue case version. Blue goes with every Wii U game.

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      2. Yeah, I don’t mind the red case but they should’ve changed the background colour to match the case colour like how they change the background to green for the Luigi U case. It looks ten times better.

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      3. New Super Luigi U is the only case that they did right. They actually changed the Wii U logo background to green to match the case colour. They got lazy here and left the blue background on a red case.

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    1. Usually that doens’t happen until 4 years later…

      I think 1 year is enough to warrant a pricecut on games…

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      1. intentional spelling of ‘bait’ to create the pun within the pun. Now you’ve made me explain it, thus diminishing its effect. Thank you, thank you so much…..

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      2. Well you started it by correcting anon’s spelling of masturbated, so how does it feel to get corrected yourself? Doesn’t feel good, does it? lol

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  1. The game has been packaged in a red case for a while now. I saw it at WalMart last week. It’s nice, but not a big deal.

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  2. People it is clearly to draw attention back to it. People notice the different color case when they walk by, it’s smart marketing, something Nintendo rarely impliments so be happy.

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    1. Rarely implements? They just did it with both Mario Kart 8 and New Super Luigi U. We don’t have to be happy for anything

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      1. Two times for two games, and for one of them it obviously wasn’t effective.
        That out of three years of the console’s life.
        How does that not constitute rare?

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      2. 3 games with special cases in 2 years. Why are you calculating based on the lifespan of the console? So yeah, not that rare

        Since when were we talking about effectiveness? If you want to talk about that, I can say that all 3 weren’t effective.

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  3. It’s good to see more Mario Games getting the red case treatment. I aim to purchase the game someday once the GC Adaptor is out so maybe I will be able to score a copy for a cheap price now…maybe. I hope so!

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  4. who gives those stickers anyway? 8 different types of cars, in my country, received the sticker of “the best car of the year” it’s just to call attention heheh.

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      1. Lol what? I have a quesstion.

        Were you born on a highway? Cause that’s were the most accidents happen :)

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      1. Rather have a mom with no swag, than a dead mom, orphan. Don’t you have chimneys to sweep tramp.

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      2. You’re the one who started cussing my mum, so why are you saying i’m the one who’s pissed off? You started it, i’m just ending it.

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  5. Sigh, I hate lack of uniformity in box designs. If I didn’t care about saving money more than I did satisfying my inner OCD Ostrich I would’ve, for instance, gone out of my way to avoid buying Platinum PS2 games way back when.

    Oh well.

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  6. i saw this in target like two weeks ago. i wonder why they only do this with mario games. its not like they have trouble selling

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  7. This is rather an old news. About two weeks ago, I visited my local Best Buy to purchase Super Mario 3D World to play with my friends. I was surprised the game was packaged in a red box. I like how it matches Mario and I hope all future Mario Wii U and 3DS games to be packaged in red box.

    IMO, I wanted all Mario games to be packaged in green box in the year of Luigi. But that is just my opinion.

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  8. The red cases look awful. The WIi U logo seems so out of place. Glad I got it with the blue. If they’re gonna change it to red they should make the Wii U logo red as well. It’s not like it HAS to be blue.

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  9. I understand why they kept the blue Wii U logo since blue is the color Nintendo chose to represent the Wii U brand. It’s one of the things that sets the Wii U brand apart from the Wii brand which had white to represent it. Besides the U itself, of course.

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  10. As a collector, I won’t buy this red case one. I like original releases. I’ll buy the original blue case one used on eBay some day.

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