AU Shippin' Out Jan. 31-Feb. 4: Mario vs. Donkey Kong

Two of Nintendo's biggest icons are battling it out again.


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In 2004, Mario and Donkey Kong's ongoing feud was rekindled with the release of Mario vs. Donkey Kong on the GameBoy Advance. Now in the series' fourth game, Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem sees the two duke it out in a new environment when it lands in stores around Australia on Thursday. Like previous games in the series, this latest entry sticks closely to the formula of guiding a group of miniature Marios up the level toward the dastardly ape.

It's a fairly quiet week for releases, with only two other games coming out. Lord of Arcana from Square Enix is a Monster Hunter-like action game, while Dance Junior by Ubisoft is essentially a child-friendly version of Just Dance. Def Jam Rapstar was originally slated for release this week, but Konami's Aussie distributor--Mindscape--confirmed to GameSpot AU that the game has been pushed back a week to February 10.

To find out what else is out this week, check out the list below:

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February 3, 2010
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem (DS)
Lord of Arcana (PSP)
Dance Juniors (Wii)

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