What has a new LEGO and Nintendo partnership got up its sleeve for Mario?

Something fun is being built… is the tease that came from LEGO’s social media account in reference to a new partnership with the video game studio, Nintendo and a secret LEGO Super Mario project.

The tease was drip fed via LEGO’s Twitter page yesterday, March 10 – now officially recognised as Mario Day (Mar10 – a play on the title character’s name, of course) – with a short video featuring a LEGO-fied Mario, and little else to go by.

The video was posted by Nintendo, Nintendo Europe, and LEGO, featuring a Mario LEGO figure, with the tag line “something fun is being built”, while Nintendo teased “stay tuned” as LEGO simply said, “It’s a me, LEGO Mario.”

The snippet of info has been enough to start the rumour mill turning, with theories spanning the launch of a new Mario-themed LEGO play-set, an LEGO-themed Mario Amiibo, or a new LEGO take on a Mario game.

Eager fans can expect to find out the answers soon.

About Robert Hutchins

Robert Hutchins is the editor of ToyNews and its sister title, Licensing.biz. He has worked his way from Staff Writer to Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing robert.hutchins@bizmedia.co.uk or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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