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A brand-new game in the Mario Party series, titled Super Mario Party, has been announced for the Nintendo Switch during today’s E3 2018 Nintendo Direct.

The game appears to be a departure from the most recent Mario Party games, with the tossing out of the controversial shared-car mechanic.

Super Mario Party Mario Donkey Kong Boo

The game appears to have a very large roster, with confirmed characters shown off during the announcement trailer being:

  • Mario
  • Luigi
  • Peach
  • Daisy
  • Boo
  • Donkey Kong
  • Rosalina
  • Yoshi
  • Wario
  • Dry Bones
  • Goomba
  • Diddy Kong
  • Koopa Troopa
  • Shy Guy
  • Bowser
  • Pom Pom
  • Bowser Jr.
  • Waluigi
  • Hammer Bro.
  • Boomerang Bro.
  • Monty Mole

The game also includes new dual-Switch capabilities, with the trailer showing off the ability to use two Switch screens to create custom minigame courses.

Super Mario Party Multiple Switches

Super Mario Party releases for Nintendo Switch consoles on October 5th, 2018!

Check out the trailer below:


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