We wondered, we hoped, we dreamed, but now we have it. It's official - Nintendo are bringing Super Mario All-Stars: 25th Anniversary Collection to Australia, set for release on December 2, for $39.95.
The 25th Anniversary Edition contains all the games originally put on the Super Mario All-Stars collection released on the SNES in 1993 - Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario Bros. 3 and Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels - but it also contains a 32 page booklet detailing the full history of the Mario Bros. series, along with hand drawn characters from Shigeru Miyamoto. Also included is an audio CD containing all the music from 25 years of Super Mario games.
The version of Super Mario Bros. on the disc will differ from the 25th Anniversary edition currently installed onto the new red Wiis - it's the original version minus any of the quirks like the '25' replacing the question mark blocks.
Also announced is a new addition to the sparse choice available from Club Nintendo members. From the 11th of November members will be able to redeem 2,250 points and receive one of three 25th anniversary Mario t-shirts