To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Super Mario Bros. game on the original NES, Nintendo is offering limited edition runs of its Wii and DSi XL consoles dressed in red, as well as a new Wii Remote Plus with Wii MotionPlus built-in.
"Whether shoppers want to add a cool new look to their gaming setup or expand their supply of controllers with an exciting game, Nintendo offers a great value for the holidays," said Marc Franklin, Nintendo of America’s director of Public Relations. "For anyone who is still on the fence about whether to join the world of video games, we’re offering many fun, easy, economical ways to get involved."
The red Wii bundle ($200) includes New Super Bros. Wii, a red Wii Remote Plus controller, Wii Sports, and a red Nunchuck. The red DSi XL bundle ($180) comes with Mario Kart DS, as well as some pre-loaded software, including Brain Age Express: Arts & Letters, Brain Age Express: Math, and Photo Clock. And finally, Nintendo is offering a FlingSmash bundle ($50), which includes the FlingSmash game and the new Wii Remote Plus controller.
Nintendo's new products are slated to launch on November 7, 2010.