Nintendo and Lego working together have been pretty successful so far, and this latest collaboration is iconic, retro, and everything I want in a Lego set. Teased by Nintendo of America, the new Question Mark Block set is more than meets the eye!
To showcase what the new set does, both companies revealed the inside of the Question Mark and it’s absolutely the coolest diorama I’ve seen in some time. For anyone who has played Super Mario 64, the locations inside the block will be familiar — unfold the block and you’ll find Cool, Cool Mountain, the Bob-Omb Battlefield, and Princess Peach’s castle, and also miniature versions of Princess Peach, King Bob-Omb, Mario, as well as a Chain Chomp, Big Bully, Mr. I, Lakitu, penguin, baby penguin.
The Lego Super Mario 64 Question Block comes with 2,064-pieces and
“We know how much Super Mario fans have loved the Lego Super Mario experience, and wanted to tap into even more elements of the traditional gameplay capturing the immersive play experience of Super Mario 64,” said Pablo Gonzalez Gonzalez, Senior Designer at the LEGO Group. “It’s difficult to imagine the Super Mario Universe without the classic game’s iconic levels full of discovery and secrets. With this amazing set, we’re building on the exciting play experience of LEGO Super Mario, both to bring a bit of nostalgia for those who played the Super Mario 64 video game, but also to introduce these wonderful levels to a whole new audience of Super Mario fans.”
The Super Mario 64 Question Mark Block is set to release on October 1st for $220 CAD.