Nintendo adds four to Wii budget line

Super Mario Galaxy, Super Paper Mario, Punch-Out!!, and Mario Strikers Charged join existing Nintendo Selects lineup at $20 price point starting August 28.

Nintendo's low-cost line of Wii games is receiving a handful of high-profile new additions this month. Effective August 28, Super Mario Galaxy, Super Paper Mario, Punch-Out!!, and Mario Strikers Charged will be added to the Nintendo Selects line of catalog titles with a $20 price tag.

Price cut me, Mick!

The trio of Mario titles is led by Super Mario Galaxy, GameSpot's 2007 Game of the Year. The portly plumber's other pair of games being added to the budget line consists of the role-playing game Super Paper Mario and arcade soccer game Mario Strikers Charged.

The final title receiving a price trim is Pinch-Out!!, the 2009 revival of Nintendo's vintage boxing franchise. The game saw the return of Little Mac to the ring, where he was once again challenged by familiar foes like Glass Joe and King Hippo.

For more on the newest Nintendo Select titles, check out GameSpot's reviews of Super Mario Galaxy, Super Paper Mario, Punch-Out!!, and Mario Strikers Charged.

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39 comments
LordSaulot
LordSaulot

I was happy to see these games in a local ad. I'll take this opportunity to get Super Mario Galaxy and Super Paper Mario sometime soon at a great price.

josecer
josecer

.......thumbs up if you re happy these games had been added

Henninger
Henninger

Good now i can pick up Super Paper Mario & Punch-Out 4 cheap. I already own Super Mario Galaxy & have no interest in Mario Strikers. Now i wonder how long it'll take 4 them 2 lower the price on Donkey Kong Country Returns & Kirby's Epic Yarn cuz i want those games as well.

wahyudil
wahyudil

too bad, its not Xenoblade, Last Story, and Grand Pandora

lex_in_the_moon
lex_in_the_moon

I wish they would add Wario Ware Smooth Moves to the $20 list.

Wormkid_64
Wormkid_64

@ Poodger None of my friends can play as Metaknight,I suppose because of his fast,but relatively weak moves. I'm a total boss with him.I play all the time with my brother,and I've gotten quite good with a large list of characters,but when the going gets tough,the tough get Metaknight. Not to brag on myself or anything,I just really like Metaknight.

Wormkid_64
Wormkid_64

Sweet. I believe I shall be piking up SMG1 (Oddly I never bought it because I would borrow it from a friend,but I have SMG2.) And I'll likely grab Paper Mario.

CodingGenius
CodingGenius moderator

Those are some big sellers! Good for them!

Flint247
Flint247

Finally, I thought these games would never drop in price. I already own SMG1. Punch Out might be a good purchase for me. Strikers Charged might be okay to play. Might skip Super Paper Mario, though, due to the reviews I heard on it.

g1rldraco7
g1rldraco7

Finally I can get Super paper mario for Cheap and Galaxy 1 eith the boss art cover.

Rovelius
Rovelius

@zzamaro I already own it. A second copy will make a great gift.

DanielL5583
DanielL5583

We already got the Mario Strikers one. All I want is for Nintendo to re-release Metroid Prime Trilogy. That's all I'm really interested it. I can barely find it anywhere.

Poodger
Poodger

@Oni_Taedo You should also know that Diddy Kong was one of the strongest characters in the game as well.

Poodger
Poodger

@Oni_Taedo Metaknight was actually considered the best character in Brawl. He is frequently put in his own "S" rank in the tier lists, being better then the best characters Brawl had to offer.

Oni_Taedo
Oni_Taedo

@GeigerdolylWodd I played it, spent nearly seven months playing nothing but it (not neglecting my training or work, of course). And decided it wasn't worth a full price tag. Sonic and Snake don't make the game better, Snake is a decent character that is hard to use, and Sonic is like Mario, only if Mario was as fast as C.Falcon was in Melee. Also some of the new characters were either absolutely terrible, and just no fun to play as (Ike, Metaknight, Lucas, Dedede), or just okay (Lucario, ROB, Diddy) and the only kinda good ones were Wario, and PKMN trainer. It was good, yeah, but not better than Melee.

nurnberg
nurnberg

Super Mario Galaxy? FINALLY!

GeigerdolylWodd
GeigerdolylWodd

The new Punch-Out!! looked a lot more like the original Arcade game with Little Mac being semi-transparent. Yet in the original home console 8-bit Nintendo version of it he wasn't. @Oni_Taedo Super Smash Bros. Brawl was a good game you don't know what you missed. Unlike the Game cube version Sonic the Hedge hog is really in it and Snake is even in it.

gc88
gc88

I'll be getting mario strikers and paper mario!

mariostar0001
mariostar0001

@gatsbythepig For the Wii, it's been "Nintendo Selects'.

Oni_Taedo
Oni_Taedo

@gatsbythepig Don't remember the name, but the cover of the game has a red embroidery. I know Twilight Princess is among them, other than that, I don't know. I sure hope Brawl is, because I'm not paying full price for THAT.

Mercenary848
Mercenary848

Let me see Got it, should have been 19.99 in the first place, not interested, and got it.

gatsbythepig
gatsbythepig

I am not aware of 'Nintendo's low-cost line of Wii games'. I looked it up and I can't seem to find them anywhere. I'd like to buy some other games that are already part of the line-up. Is there a name Nintendo associates with their reduced priced games? e.g.- 'ultimate collection', 'best hits', 'best seller', 'GOTY'

vega13mv
vega13mv

omg! i finally picked up galaxy yesterday....for $35, sonuva....*sigh* whatever, still good news on pinch....err punch out and paper mario, guess ill be playing those till skyward sword comes out

fastpac
fastpac

Correction* Punch out, Third paragraph

Richardthe3rd
Richardthe3rd

Definitely gonna pick up Punch out. Heard it was good and I love the original.

zzamaro
zzamaro

@Rovelius You still haven't played it? Shame on you :P

Super-Poke-Bros
Super-Poke-Bros

Unfortunately, I already own just about every 1st party Nintendo Wii game :P So I can't think of one that might be 20 bucks that I don't have

shaks101
shaks101

I have beaten Galaxy 1 already..hope they drop prices on more game.

Superzone
Superzone

I officially no longer have an excuse to not own Punch-Out!!

dipsetboy17
dipsetboy17

it took that long lol. nintendo games never drop in price.

Rovelius
Rovelius

Galaxy for 20 bucks? Will pick this up

Discomaster
Discomaster

Sweet! I knew this was a rumour, was hoping it was true... Now I'll finally be getting SMG and SPM! :D

nickythenewt21
nickythenewt21

Super Mario Galaxy was one of the best games of this generation. If you don't have it already, I highly suggest picking it up when it gets down to this price.

comb5
comb5

Super Paper Mario was pretty awesome. If there's anyone with a Wii who hasn't played it, they should pick it up.

superokamifan21
superokamifan21

Finally Mario Galaxy and Super Paper Mario have now dropped in price! Time to add some games to my Wii collection!