With the release of Nintendo Switch Sports and the upcoming release of Mario Strikers: Battle League, perhaps it’s time for another Nintendo classic to make its return: Mario Super Sluggers. With two releases in the franchise history, the last appearance of the arcade-style baseball game was on the Nintendo Wii.
Unlike true-to-life sports simulators, Mario Super Sluggers focuses on rapid gameplay and hilarious gimmicks that feel more Mario Kart than MLB The Show. Each player from the Mario universe has its own skill set and gimmicks, and each stadium has wacky quirks that affect the field of play.
Sure, there are plenty of baseball games on the market; but there’s nothing like Mario baseball. Nintendo sports games offer an experience that appeals to a broad range of players while still capturing what makes that sport special. When players complete the story mode in Mario Super Sluggers…
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