The LEGO Group and Nintendo today introduced four new Power-Up Packs that lets fans customize their levels in new ways. To be more specific, his wardrobe has been expanded to feature the Fire Mario, Propeller Mario, Cat Mario, and Builder Mario suits. With Fire Mario, the famous plumber gains the Fire Attack power, making it easier to attack enemies and collect extra coins. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
The Propeller pack triggers sounds when players dress Mario up in this suit and make him ‘fly’ to try and win coins. The Cat pack lets Mario start meowing and purring, while giving him the special power to walk up vertical obstacles and collect coins. Lastly, the Builder pack lets players earn digital coins by making him stomp hard on LEGO bricks in the course they have created. All of these will hit stores on August 1st, priced at $9.99 USD each.
- Fans can begin exploring the fun-packed LEGO Super Mario universe with this Adventures with Mario Starter Course (71360), featuring 7 action bricks for different interactions with the LEGO Mario figure
- LEGO Mario has color sensors, plus LCD screens in his eyes, mouth and belly to display over 100 different instant reactions to movement; Also included is a speaker that plays iconic sounds and music from the video game
- In this super toy playset, LEGO Mario collects virtual coins as he runs and jumps from the Start Pipe to the Goal Pole via LEGO bricks, cloud platforms, the Question Block and clashes with the Goomba figure and Bowser Jr.
- This 231-piece, collectible LEGO toy playset makes a cool birthday or holiday gift for kids aged 6+ who can build and play their own way and learn to solve problems while having lots of creative fun
- The LEGO Mario figure is powered by 2 x AAA batteries (not included), delivering a highly interactive in-game experience where players get instant feedback and rewards for creativity
To play with the suits, fans will need the LEGO Mario figure included in the Adventures with Mario Starter Course (71360). No batteries needed for the Power-Up Packs, just dress LEGO Mario in the suits to power up,” said LEGO.