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Sonic & Mario will be eating fish & chips in London soon…

April 21, 2011

Because you all knew this was coming eventually as the famous Mario & Sonic team-up will be shouting Rule Britannia all the way till presumably November:

TOKYO (April 21, 2011) – SEGA® Corporation and Nintendo Co., Ltd. today announced that the record breaking partnership of Mario™ and Sonic™ will once again join forces on the Wii™ home video game system and, for the first time ever, on the Nintendo 3DS . Over 19 million people worldwide have bought video games from the Mario and Sonic series, and now the much loved duo are heading to London to participate in the officially licensed Olympic-themed video game, Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

A host of exciting new headline events, including soccer and equestrian will debut on the Wii version appearing alongside classic Olympic disciplines, such as athletics, aquatics and table tennis. These new sports are sure to ignite even more fierce competition between friends and family in both single and multiplayer modes! The all new roster of Dream events that are set in popular Mario and Sonic worlds make for a truly unique sporting experience that can only be found in Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Source: Sega Blogs Europe

This will also mark the franchise’s first iteration into the 3DS and this is also Sega’s only remaining major tentpole Wii title, when you consider that The Conduit 2 will be out tommorow.

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