As part of the 30th anniversary for the Mario franchise, a book entitled “Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia was released in 2015 in Japan and now it’s coming to the West.
Nintendo have teamed up with Dark Horse and a listing for the title has already appeared on a number of amazon sites. While there are no images of the work just yet, there are plenty of details, such as it will be a hardcover book of 256 pages and it is to release this year on the 15th of June, 2017. A brief description of the work can be found below:
“Super Mario Bros. is undoubtedly one of the most beloved video games of all time. Launched in 1985 by Nintendo, players take control of Mario and his brother Luigi as they travel through the Mushroom Kingdom to rescue Princess Toadstool from Bowser] The gaming world of Super Mario Bros. is now iconic – in 2005, IGN’s poll named it The Greatest Video Game of All Time – and now fans will be able to celebrate the game with the Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia. A large format hardback packed with original art and stats from the game over a span of 30 years, Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia is a must-have for any fan.”
The book is available for viewing on amazon UK, France, Germany, Canada and of course America (amazon.com) While the American and Canadian sites don’t currently give you the option of pre-ordering the title, the other four sites do and just as soon as additional information comes, we’ll soon follow up on it.