Debut issue of GamesMaster Presents to celebrate Mario’s 25th Anniversary

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Future Publishing have today announced the release of the debut issue within a new series of premium bi-monthly specials dedicated to video gaming icons, entitled ‘GamesMaster Presents.’

Issue One is set to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the gaming industry’s most iconic plumber, Super Mario. Across 132-pages, you can dive into the origins of his character in Donkey Kong right up to his more recent outing in Super Mario Galaxy 2.

Some of Mario’s greatest secrets are also revealed, his legendary creator Shigeru Miyamoto profiled, and there are five exclusive gifts on offer to fans that include Wii and DS customisation stickers, a year planner and badges.

“Mario’s the best loved games character in the world. So it’s an honour to give him the kind of 25th anniversary celebration he deserves with the first issue of GamesMaster Presents,” comments Robin Alway, Editor-in-Chief of GamesMaster. “We couldn’t be happier with the finished results and look forward to creating more collector’s edition magazine packages for some of gaming’s biggest icons and launches.”

“We are delighted to partner with Future on the launch of the new GamesMaster Presents series,” adds Robert Saunders, Head of Communications at Nintendo UK. “As one of the best-established games media brands in the UK, GamesMaster was the perfect partner to help us celebrate 25 years of Mario.”

GamesMaster Presents Mario is on sale from today, and is priced at £7.99. To order a copy online, head here.

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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