Mario is already well-represented on Switch with Super Mario Odyssey, the excellent 2017 adventure that introduced players to Cappy, and New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, which bundled Wii U games New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U in a single package. You need a javascript enabled browser to watch videos. Players start off in the hub world of Isle Delfino and access various worlds via portals which become available as the game progresses. Despite Peach's objections, Mario is convicted and sentenced to clean up the graffiti and recover the Shine Sprites. It is also the debut of Bowser Jr., who has since become a recurring character in games such as New Super Mario Bros., Mario Kart Wii, New Super Mario Bros. Wii, New Super Mario Bros. U, Super Mario Galaxy, and Super Mario Galaxy 2,[47][48] and in later Mario spin-off and sports games. 114, September 2002, pp. The game was directed by Yoshiaki Koizumi and Kenta Usui, produced by series creators Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka, written by Makato Wada, and scored by Koji Kondo and Shinobu Tanaka. Charles Martinet voices Mario, Toadsworth, and the male Piantas, Jen Taylor voices Princess Peach and Toad, Kit Harris voices F.L.U.D.D. Finally, Nintendo is also re-releasing Super Mario All-Stars, the Super NES collection that includes upgraded versions of Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels, Super Mario Bros. 2, and Super Mario Bros. 3 with 16-bit graphics. and the Nokis, Scott Burns voices Bowser, and Dolores Rogers voices Bowser Jr. and the female Piantas. There are also some areas where F.L.U.D.D. is taken away from Mario, forcing him to rely on his natural platforming abilities. The Nintendo GameCube controller for Super Mario Sunshine is supported only in TV mode. For Isle Delfino’s design, the team flew to France and Italy for inspiration. Throughout the game, players may also find Blue Coins, which can be exchanged for more Shine Sprites in the boathouse in Delfino Plaza. and Yoshi, calling them "mere gimmicks." becomes damaged during the landing. Although Sunshine was popular at the time of the release, as Mario's second 3D platforming adventure, it's been looked back upon as a bit of a collect-a-thon, with a troublesome camera that led to many difficult sections. [9] Bowser Jr. reveals that he tricked Mario into getting arrested, spread the graffiti, and that Peach is his mother, turns the remains of Mecha Bowser into a hot air balloon and escapes again with Princess Peach. This will allow you to play the game with the classic controls, meaning that you can use the right shoulder button to control the stream of your FLUDD. The island is mainly inhabited by the races of the Piantas and Nokis. [38] In the United States, more than 350,000 copies were sold within its first ten days of release, surpassing launch sales of the PlayStation 2's Grand Theft Auto III, the Xbox's Halo, and the Nintendo 64's Super Mario 64, and boosting hardware sales of the GameCube. A sequel to Super Mario 64 had been in development for several years; the canceled games Super Mario 64 2 and Super Mario 128 were some ideas Nintendo had for a direct sequel. [50], The game is the first 3D Super Mario game with the ability to ride Yoshi. "[26] The game placed 46th in Official Nintendo Magazine's 100 greatest Nintendo games of all time. Players can now invert the camera controls within all three individual titles. This guide has been updated with all new hi-res screenshots from Super Mario 3D All-Stars for the Nintendo Switch. Bowser and Bowser Jr. land on a platform in the ocean, while Mario and Princess Peach land safely on a small island. Super Mario Sunshine will be released on the Switch as a limited-time bundle in the 3D All Stars. [43] By July 2006, 2.5 million copies were sold for $85 million, in the United States alone. The game sold over five million copies worldwide by 2006, making it one of the best-selling GameCube games. Super Mario Sunshine features many of the usual voice actors for the various Mario characters. [2][3] There are also various hidden areas and challenges across Isle Delfino where more Shine Sprites can be obtained. Mario sets out for Isle Delfino for a vacation with Princess Peach, her long-time steward Toadsworth, and several other Toads. Super Mario Sunshine[a] is a 2002 platform game developed and published by Nintendo for the GameCube. The game received the first lead directing role for Nintendo designer Yoshiaki Koizumi following a ten-year-long apprenticeship working on various other games. [42] It was re-released in 2003 as part of the Player's Choice line, a selection of games with high sales sold for a reduced price. The game was directed by Yoshiaki Koizumi and Kenta Usui, produced by series creators Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka, written by Makato Wada, and scored by Koji Kondo and Shinobu Tanaka. To help with cleaning the airstrip, Mario finds a Flash Liquidizer Ultra Dousing Device or F.L.U.D.D., a powerful water cannon which is toted like a backpack and is created by Professor E. Gadd. [35], GamePro also gave Super Mario Sunshine a perfect score, stating that the game was "a masterpiece of superior game design, infinite gameplay variety, creativity, and life. [12] Super Mario Sunshine was first shown at Nintendo Space World 2001. [39] In Europe, 175,000 units were sold within a week of its release. The Hover nozzle lets Mario hover in the air for a short period of time, allowing him to cross large gaps while simultaneously spraying things directly below him. The release of classic 3D Mario games helps fill out a slower year for Nintendo, which has Pikmin 3 Deluxe, a re-release of the Wii U game, on its calendar for October. Nintendo is bringing a slew of Super Mario games to Nintendo Switch, including re-releases of Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, Super Mario Galaxy, and Super Mario 3D World.The re … [20] It was later released in the United States on August 26 of that year. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. The re-releases for Switch are part of Nintendo’s 35th anniversary celebration for its iconic mascot and the Super Mario Bros. series. Many of the bosses from this game and Luigi's Mansion appear in multiple Mario spin-offs that followed on the GameCube, such as the unlockable Petey Piranha and King Boo in Mario Kart: Double Dash and the four unlockable characters in Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour. In an interview about the development of Super Mario Sunshine with Koizumi, Kenta Usui, and Tezuka, it was mentioned that the game's development began after showing Super Mario 128 and following the critical and commercial success of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, when Miyamoto conceived the idea of gameplay involving a water pump. If you’re a GameCube controller purist (of which I … He is forbidden from leaving the island until he does so. [8], The culprit seen spreading the graffiti is a shadowy, blue colored figure known as "Shadow Mario" because he resembles Mario. Nintendo Switch Online subscribers can also play a variety of classic Super Mario games, from the NES original to Super NES sequel Super Mario World. which can be substituted with the Hover nozzle: the Rocket nozzle, which shoots Mario high up into the air; and the Turbo nozzle, which moves Mario at high speeds, allowing him to run across water and break into certain areas. Mario starts with two default nozzles for F.L.U.D.D., Squirt and Hover, which he can quickly switch between. A villain resembling Mario, known as Shadow Mario, vandalizes the island with graffiti and leaves Mario to be wrongfully convicted for the mess. Players can now play this title using the same controls as found in the original GameCube release.