Just two review scores from EDGE this time, but they're for some pretty big Switch titles. How do you feel about the scores this time around?
Starlink: Battle for Atlas - 6
Super Mario Party - 7
Even with all the heavy competition, Super Mario Party manages to hang in there for yet another week in the top 5. Check out this week's top 5 chart below.
1. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (PS4)
2. FIFA 19 (PS4)
3. Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (PS4)
4. Super Mario Party (NSW)
5. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (XBO)
Nintendo Throws a Super Mario Party with Lunchables this Fall
On-Pack Promotion Gets the Party Started and Offers Fans a Chance to Win Prizes
REDMOND, Wash., PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO, Oct. 2, 2018 – Nintendo is teaming up withto add a little more fun to kids’ lunch breaks. Timed to kick off with the launch of the Super Mario Party game for the Nintendo Switch system on Oct. 5, the promotion adds imagery of the iconic characters from the game to select packaging on store shelves across the U.S. Plus, is giving fans the opportunity to win special prize packs throughout the delicious promotion, which lasts through December.
“This partnership with is another exciting way for us to expose even more people around the country to the world of Nintendo,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “This program is a perfect opportunity to kick off the celebration of by combining the game’s love for unpredictable fun with ’ love of letting kids make their own fun with their favorite foods.”
“We are excited to bring and Nintendo – two iconic, kid-favorite brands – together with this promotion,” said Greg Guidotti, Head of Marketing for Oscar Mayer. “ is all about bringing mixed-up fun to lunchtime, making it a perfect fit with the endless multiplayer fun of .”
Along with the on-pack promotion, each branded Lunchablesbox will contain a unique code to give fans a chance to instantly win one of 500 prize packs in an online sweepstakes*, making lunch an even more rewarding experience. By visiting http://www.Lunchables.com/MarioPartySweepstakes, fans of Nintendo and can enter for a chance to win a Nintendo Switch system, the game, an extra pair of Joy-Con controllers, a branded Nintendo Switch carrying case and My Nintendo points. Specially marked packages of Fun Pack and are available on store shelves nationwide now through December – just in time for the holidays.
is the newest game in the long-running series – and the first on Nintendo Switch. In the game, the much-loved four-player board game mode is back with new features like character-specific Dice Blocks that add strategy to each roll. Players can compete in dozens of minigames that use the Joy-Con controllers in fun ways, as well as new ways to play like the cooperative River Survival mode. For the first time in series history, party-goers can play sets of minigames online with other players (Nintendo Switch Online membership is required and sold separately). And in the new Toad’s Rec Room mode, two players that each own can pair their Nintendo Switch systems, lay them flat and participate in some mode-specific minigames that combine both screens in creative ways.
For more information about , visit https://supermarioparty.nintendo.com. For more information about , visit http://www.lunchables.com/.
Remember that Nintendo Switch features parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about other features, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/.
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. MANY WILL ENTER, FEW WILL WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF 50 U.S. (D.C.) 6 YEARS AND OLDER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Ends 12/31/18. For Official Rules, alternate method of entry, prize descriptions and odds disclosure, visit Lunchables.com/MarioPartySweepstakes. Sponsor: Kraft Heinz Foods Company, 200 E Randolph, Chicago, IL 60601. Nintendo is not a sponsor, co-sponsor or administrator of this sweepstakes.
The Japanese teaser website for Super Mario Party has been opened. On the site, Nintendo has detailed an exclusive bundle for the country. Instead of the Green and Pink colored Joy-Con in Europe, Japan is getting Pink and Yellow. The bundle will release on December 1, and retail for 9980 yen plus tax.
The Mario Party series is coming to the Nintendo Switch system with super-charged fun for everyone!
The original board game style has been kicked up a notch with deeper strategic elements, like specific Dice Blocks for each character. The game also introduces all-new ways to play, including Joy-Con controller enabled minigames, and new modes to enjoy with family and friends.
Super Mario Party seems to return the franchise back to the days of more traditional board game play, which is exactly what a majority of fans have wanted for quite some time now. Some may have seen that swing back to old-school gameplay and figured a different company was handling development, but that's not the case. Nd Cube, the team who started working on Mario Party games with the 9th entry, are the ones handling development on Super Mario Party.
The Mario Party series is coming to the Nintendo Switch system with super-charged fun for everyone! The original board game style has been kicked up a notch with deeper strategic elements, like specifc Dice Blocks for each character.