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Get ready to compete in Rio de Janeiro with Mario, Sonic and pals, with Nintendo of Europe having announced that Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will release across the region in April.

The portable sports collection will reignite rivalries in supercharged events, such as Soccer, Table Tennis and Golf. It has also been shared that Mario and Sonic amiibo can also be scanned, letting players boost Mario and Sonic’s outfits with their respective character’s power for that day.

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will release exclusively for Nintendo 3DS in North America on March 18th, across Europe on April 8th, and Australia on April 9th.

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Alex Seedhouse

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.