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Super Mario Galaxy For Wii Showcases Mario's Star Power

It's the Hottest Game on the Hottest System for the Holidays REDMOND, Wash.,
Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The amazing new Super Mario Galaxy(TM) game launches
for Wii(TM) in T-minus 3 ... 2 ... 1. The hottest game for the hottest
system fills players and observers with an otherworldly sense of wonder, and
demonstrates the skill and imagination of legendary Nintendo video game
designer Shigeru Miyamoto.

Video game icon Mario(TM) launches into space and encounters a multitude of
crazy creatures on unbelievable planets. Players master the changing gravities
they encounter while exploring each planet and collecting Power Stars. For the
first time, Super Mario Galaxy lets a second player lend a hand in "co-star"
mode. Using the revolutionary motion-sensitive Wii Remote(TM), the co-star can
point at the screen to collect starbits to shoot at enemies, deflect incoming
attacks or stall enemies to help Mario. It's a way for the newcomers that
Nintendo has brought into the world of video games to play right alongside
their more experienced peers.

"Super Mario Galaxy is a game that everybody can play, whether you've been a
Mario fan for 25 years or you just started playing Wii Sports," says George
Harrison, Nintendo of America's senior vice president of marketing and
corporate communications. "It's an easy favorite for game of the year and
should stand as one of the best -- and most beautiful -- games of all time."


In the game, Bowser(TM) crashes the star festival and carries Princess Peach's
castle into space. On a curious new planet, Mario learns a powerful spin move
that players pull off by shaking the Wii Remote. Mario also has an arsenal of
new transformations at his disposal, including the Boo Mario, which causes him
to float and fly through walls, and Bee Mario, which turns him into a
beyond-adorable flying bee.

Super Mario Galaxy is Rated E for Everyone. Once you pick up a copy and you're
in the mood to throw a party to show it off to all your friends, you should
check out the new Mario-themed Evite at Evite.com. It shows how Mario's look
has changed through the years, and it's a great way to rally your friends for a
Wii party.

Remember that Wii features parental controls that let adults manage the content
their children can access. For more information about this and other Wii
features, visit Wii.com.

The worldwide innovator in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo
Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for
its Wii(TM), Nintendo DS(TM), Game Boy(R) Advance and Nintendo GameCube(TM)
systems. Since 1983, Nintendo has sold nearly 2.5 billion video games and more
than 430 million hardware units globally, and has created industry icons like
Mario(TM), Donkey Kong(R), Metroid(R), Zelda(TM) and Pokémon(R). A wholly
owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as
headquarters for Nintendo's operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more
information about Nintendo, visit the company's Web site at http://www.nintendo.com.

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