Puzzle & Dragons Z + Super Mario Bros. Edition
|Puzzle & Dragons Z + Super Mario Bros. Edition|
|Developer(s)||GungHo Online Entertainment|
|Series||Puzzle & Dragons|
|Release date(s)||Puzzle & Dragons Z
Puzzle & Dragons Z + Super Mario Bros. Edition is an upcoming Puzzle game for Nintendo 3DS developed by GungHo Online Entertainment. It is a compilation of Puzzle & Dragons Z and Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition from the Puzzle & Dragons series for North America and Europe. Before the bundled game was announced, the first game Puzzle & Dragons Z was released in Japan on December 12, 2013 and Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition will be released in Japan on April 29, 2015. The bundled game will be released in May 2015 for NA and PAL regions.
On May 3, 2013, GungHo revealed a spin-off for the Nintendo 3DS named Puzzle & Dragons Z (パズドラZ Pazudora Zetto) during the Puzzle & Dragons Fan Appreciation Festival 2013. The game was released in Japan on December 12, 2013. Game play is in general identical to the mobile game, but it adds RPG elements such as towns and NPCs. As of July 30, 2014, the game had shipped over 1.5 million copies.
Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition for the Nintendo 3DS will feature characters from the Super Mario series in gameplay similar to that from Puzzle & Dragons Z, including an overworld and story. It is scheduled for release on April 29, 2015, in Japan as a standalone title.
The bundled game for North America and Europe was first announced on January 14, 2015 and it will be released in May 2015.
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