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Posted By MattBodega
Nintendo’s ongoing celebration of the 25th anniversary of the original Super Mario Bros. has already produced a retail compilation of all the previous NES Mario games (which, as you might have guessed, means that Nintendo just ported the old Super Mario All Stars compilation onto a disc), and an exclusive Red DSi XL, emblazoned with popular Mario power ups. Now, Nintendo has revealed its final step in covering the entire product line with Mario-related iconography; a Red Wii.

 This is what goes on in your Wii when you're not looking.
 This is what goes on in your Wii when you're not looking.
The Super Mario Bros. 25th Anniversary Wii replaces the iPod white plastic of the standard Wii with shiny red plastic, which is perfect because Mario has a red hat! The recolored Wii ships with a Wii Remote Plus (that's the Wii remote with the Motion Plus add-on built in) and Nunchuk attachment also in matching red plastic. 
Finally, and perhaps most interestingly, the new Wii package will ship with a built in game called 25th Anniversary Super Mario Bros, which looks like a version of the original Super Mario Bros updated with some anniversary messaging. Siliconera revealed an image of the updated game, but the only difference that can bee seen so far is that the classic question mark blocks have been replaced with “25 blocks.” Whether there are any other changed being made to the original game is unclear,
 So... does this mean I get 25 coins when I bop them with my head?
 So... does this mean I get 25 coins when I bop them with my head?
The red Wii is currently set to retail in Japan for 20,000 yen ($242). While both the Anniversary DS and Wii consoles have only been announced for a Japanese released, Kotaku reported today that the Super Mario Collection set would be making its way to Europe on December 3rd. Hopefully, a stateside hardware announcement is coming soon, because that red Wii is suspiciously fresh.
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Edited By MannAlive

edit: thank you, zeus.

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Posted By oatz


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Posted By TheMasterDS

Wow, that looks surprisingly good.

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Posted By Yummylee


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Posted By Regal

When I read the headline I imagined a slightly blander, matt shade of red but after careful consideration I can get behind this also.

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Posted By Blair

This is pretty sick.  I'm getting the Super Mario Collection, for sure but I already have a Wii.

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Posted By Animasta

I would totally buy that

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Posted By MattBodega
@Regal:  You see? I would never steer you wrong!
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Posted By TzarStefan

Or , well hmm... looks ok

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Posted By dyong

The red makes it go faster.

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Posted By KamikazeCaterpillar

That thing is fucking hideous! 

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Posted By ApolloBob

It's a "power Wii" - you bring it to business negotiations.

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Posted By zityz

Oh man, when the Crips get wind of this. They will not be pleased.

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Posted By EchoForge

Super Mario Collection? Buy. Red Wii? Ehhhhh...I'll stick with my black one, and use the SMC as my personal celebration of 25 years of Mario.

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Posted By Darksnughero

I am going to buy one for my nephew.  He would love that.  Wii is great for kids. They should make them in fisher price primer colors. 

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Posted By MattBodega
@zityz said:
" Oh man, when the Crips get wind of this. They will not be pleased. "
This newspost is over, because you've won it.
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Posted By FritzDude

Nice lady toy.

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Posted By ProfessorEss

That's both totally awesome looking and totally horrible looking at the same time.

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Posted By Halberdierv2

nice! although, a NES coloured Wii wouldve been nice too..

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Posted By icytower38

Definitely getting the collection when it's released state side, but I'll pass on the red Wii. It looks nice, but I've already got one. Not to mention the black one looks cooler IMHO.

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Posted By themangalist

  Japan Gets a Sweet Red Wii

I just lol'd at the title.
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Posted By crusader8463

If only the front LED was white instead of blue this would be a very patriotic system. A white stripe down the side and a maple leaf sticker and this thing would be perfect. By far the snazziest paper weight they have made yet.

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Posted By JauntyHat

I bet that Wii smells like a vault.

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Edited By Majkiboy

they shoud have had different colors form the start
edit: will get this if it comes to Europe.
Red is mah thaang

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Posted By CookieMonster

Theres a bug with the article (or it could just be me). When I click the image of Super Mario Bros. at the bottom of the article, rather than increasing the size of the image, the page reloads. Weird or what?

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Posted By pepsimax

I wouldn't want THAT in my room :D

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Posted By bacongames
" That thing is fucking hideous!  "
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Posted By TooWalrus

The Black Wii is better (and I've got one.)

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Edited By n11n12

I had a red Wii once. A trip to the hospital and a few pills cleared it right up.

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Posted By Cday

We need some ATOMIC PURPLE up in this bitch

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Posted By ShockD

Oh, wow! Ugliest console color ever.

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Posted By Luthorcrow

OH HELL, they are missing the boat on this one. Considering the market for the Wii it should be PINK!  A pink Wii would sell like hotcakes.

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Posted By Kiemoe

Maybe I'm asking too much, but I hope there is more planned for the anniversary. For the record, that's pretty cool, though

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Posted By Genjai

Sweet! It plays HD now! 
...wait, what?

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Posted By Raymayne


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Posted By subyman

Yuck, lip stick red?  No thanks.

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Posted By Ratinho

To follow in 2013, a new game to play on it.

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Posted By JonathanMoore

Mmm, looks nice.

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Posted By Milkman

Finally, a console I can play Super Mario Bros. on.

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Posted By MisterMouse

that looks pretty sweet. I think the black one still looks better though

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Posted By valentin_rad

Nice, but it's missing something , THIS

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Posted By skrutop

Why wouldn't they package up all of the Super Mario games, instead of just the Lost Levels?

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Posted By DougJustice


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Posted By Hamst3r

They need to come out with the flesh-colored Wii and be done with it.

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Posted By sixpin

That "red" is too pink. The black one looks the slickest of the bunch imo. I'm still rocking the white one (read "rocking" as "gathering dust under my TV"). And thanks to Nintendo's baffling inability to allow you to transfer virtual purchases, I'll be keeping my white launch Wii.

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Posted By jacksonroye

That thing is hideous.

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Posted By Bigheart711

Nicely done, but an Black Wii is better for me.

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Posted By AURON570

photo is shopped, that white gradient is so damn obvious xD anyways still don't care about the wii.

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