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Mario is coming to the iPhone and iPad

Engadget Engadget 7/09/2016 Jessica Conditt
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Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto showed up on the Apple stage today to reveal Super Mario Run, an iOS game starring everyone's favorite red-hatted plumber. Super Mario Run is the first Nintendo title to launch as a standalone smartphone game, aside from the social-focused app Miitomo. It's due to hit iOS in December.

Super Mario Run stars Mario as he leaps across familiar brick-lined landscapes and platforming levels. Tap to make Mario jump; the longer you hold your finger down, the higher he flies. In later levels, players are able to change Mario's direction as well. The goal is to grab as many coins as possible and reach the flagpole before time runs out. There's also a battle mode called "Toad Rally" where players attempt to beat other people's high scores.

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