Party like it's 1985: The 'Super Mario Galaxy' release party at the Nintendo World Store
CNET editor Will Greenwald went to the Nintendo World Store at Rockefeller Center to attend the release event of 'Super Mario Galaxy' for the Nintendo Wii.
I don't use the word "shindig" often, but Nintendo definitely threw a shindig last night at the Nintendo World Store at Rockefeller Center to commemorate the launch of
Mario was in attendance, of course. The giant red and blue plumber worked the crowd and let everyone know exactly whose party it was. There's something utterly surreal about seeing a man in a huge plastic Mario costume dancing while lasers flash across Rockefeller Center and a DJ plays a thumping beat.
Super Mario Galaxy looks like one of those must-have titles for the Wii. Gamespot gave the game a score of 9.5 and an Editors' Choice award. I spent the weekend with the game and at this point I have to admit that it really feels like a worthy successor to
Besides putting Super Mario Galaxy on sale at midnight, the Nintendo World Store also put 250
Like this guy, one of the first in line: