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Nintendo launches the Game of Life: Super Mario Edition board game; play it now

Nintendo The Game of Life: Super Mario Edition board game has been launched priced at $28.49 ( <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2,114 approx.).
Nintendo The Game of Life: Super Mario Edition board game has been launched priced at $28.49 ( 2,114 approx.). (Nintendo)

Nintendo The Game of Life: Super Mario Edition board game will ensure your screen time gets drastically reduced even as your fun time quotient skyrockets.

Nintendo The Game of Life: Super Mario Edition board game: Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic struck the world, the overall screen time of people, including students and working adults has gone up significantly. The new normal, which includes working and studying from home, video calling friends and family instead of meeting them in person and entertainment in the form of watching shows and series online or streaming games has further contributed toward this trend. Now, Nintendo wants to change this trend a little. The game-maker, known for its famous Super Mario series, has introduced a special version of the game that doesn’t include staring at the screen at all! Yes, it can make all the display screens around you disappear - at least from in front of your eyes.

Nintendo has announced the launch of The Game of Life: Super Mario Edition game. In case you are wondering, it’s not a video game but a board game, which means that you can put aside all your smartphones, laptops and tablets to play it and thereby, give your eyes a much-needed rest. Nintendo announced the news via its official Twitter handle. “The Game of Life: Super Mario Edition board game is available now! Journey through the Mushroom Kingdom in this spin on a classic family favorite. Play mini-games, collect stars, and battle Bowser for the win,” Nintendo wrote in a post on the microblogging platform.

The Game of Life: Super Mario Edition board game is available for purchase at Amazon and Target in the US. It is priced at $28.49 ( 2,114 approx.). The game is currently sold out on Target.

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In case you are wondering, what this game is all about, Nintendo, in the description of The Game of Life: Super Mario Edition board game on Target, explained that during the game, ‘players choose to play as Mario, Luigi, Peach, or Yoshi journeying through the Mushroom Kingdom, and finally spinning to win in a battle against Bowser. They move around the looping paths of the game board as they collect coins, power up with items and Companions, and play fun minigames along the way such as Rock Paper Scissors, Thumb Wars, and Spin-Offs. As they approach Bowser's Castle, players will also buy stars to boost their battle-spin; each star collected adds 1 point to their spin total, and players will need to spin higher than a 12 to defeat Bowser and win the game.’

Nintendo says that this board game is inspired by Super Mario. So, if you want to enjoy with your friends and family without increasing your screen time, The Game of Life: Super Mario Edition board game is ideal for you. It can be played by two to four people at a time of ages 8 and above, which makes it ideal for families.

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