Mario makes the jump to Lego with new interactive sets

Nintendo and Lego are teaming up to reveal Super Mario-themed sets that combine the traditional building blocks with digital technology, creating a new type of interactive playset somewhere between regular Lego and the iconic video games.

While themed sets are extremely common at Lego — Star Wars, Harry Potter, Marvel, DC, Friends, Ghostbusters, Back to the Future, and more have products — the new Super Mario sets take things a step further by trying to replicate the platforming video games in physical form.

Described as “neither a video game nor a traditional Lego brick-based set,” the new Mario line will let kids (or child-at-heart adults) build Mario courses out of Lego, including adorable Lego Goombas, Piranha…

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