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You can save up to $21 on select Nintendo Switch games for Mario Day

You can save up to $21 on select Nintendo Switch games for Mario Day


For example, Super Mario Odyssey is $39 right now

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Super Mario Odyssey

Today is “MAR10 Day,” and although it is not Mario’s “birthday” (which is September 13th), this day usually has some of the best deals on games published by Nintendo. Nintendo rarely discounts its first-party games, so if you recently purchased a Switch and want to stock up on some games, today is a good day to expand your game library.

Several retailers — including Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, and Walmart — are slashing the prices of some Nintendo games, with up to $21 in savings available. Most of the games feature the mustachioed plumber, some of which are available for $39, such as Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Tennis Aces, New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe, and Super Mario Maker 2. Other deals include $40 for titles like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Paper Mario: The Origami King, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Super Mario Odyssey

Super Mario Odyssey

$6018% off

The keystone Mario title for the Nintendo Switch, Super Mario Odyssey, doesn’t disappoint. The latest installment in the Mario franchise brings plenty of fun, new mechanics, and ample charm. Perhaps the most interesting and prevalent twist is Mario’s ability to possess just about anything in the game world, thanks to his new companion, Cappy. Inhabiting creatures and objects isn’t just hilarious — it also plays a big role in solving the Odyssey’s numerous challenges and puzzles.
Super Mario Odyssey is a game with a firm understanding of what the franchise has done well in the past and builds on it in some interesting and unexpected ways. It’s an absolute must for fans of Mario, platformers as a whole, or just about anyone who owns a Switch. Read our review.

The DualSense controller is a successor to the DualShock 4 and features adaptive triggers, a built-in microphone, and haptic feedback technologies that aim to deliver better in-game feedback. You get one when you buy a PS5 console, but if you want to grab another or if you want to use this controller on Steam, you can grab one for $60 at Woot; that’s $10 off its usual price of $70.


The controller designed for the PS5, featuring adaptive triggers, a built-in microphone, and haptic feedback technologies.

Apple’s AirPods Pro are some of the best true wireless earbuds on the market right now. My colleague Chris Welch named the AirPods Pro the best wireless earbuds for iPhone owners last year. You can grab a new pair for $190 at Woot while supplies last.

The AirPods Pro, the best wireless earbuds for people who use Apple products, pictured next to an iPhone 11 Pro Max and MacBook Pro.

The last-gen AirPods Pro improve upon the regular AirPods with better sound quality, excellent active noise cancellation, and immersive spatial audio.

One of the most unconventional wireless earbuds available on the market right now is Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Live. Despite the odd design, these bean-shaped earbuds produce a powerful sound and have lengthy battery life. Right now, if you don’t mind buying refurbished, they are $60 at Best Buy (Geek Squad Certified).


Samsung’s unconventional wireless earbuds are shaped like beans, but they produce a powerful sound and come with lengthy battery life.