Nintendo is releasing a 35th anniversary Super Mario Bros. Game and Watch
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Nintendo is going back to the beginning with a modern version of its original Game & Watch handheld thats been revamped with a full-color LCD. It can play Super Mario Bros. in honor of the franchises 35th anniversary. The new handled was announced during a surprise Nintendo Direct showcase.
In addition to Super Mario Bros., the handheld can also play Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels (released in Japan as Super Mario Bros. 2) and an updated version of Game & Watch: Ball that stars Mario (instead of Mr. Game & Watch).
The design is based on the original +Control Pad from 1980, and like the original Game & Watch device, it also functions as a digital clock, which includes 35 little touches and Easter eggs to celebrate…