Konami is collaborating with Nintendo on its upcoming Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Heroes for 3DS in the form of a Mario costume for Power Pro Kun. The costume comes with special “Fire Ball” throw and “Fire Shot” swing abilities, and some familiar music.
A trailer for the Mario costume, as well as a trailer introducing the game’s “Heroes Mode,” were also released.
The baseball and training game is set on the Powerful Archipelago, where it is said baseball originated, where a legendary baseball tournament is being held to determine the “Ultimate Baseball Talent.” You’ll meet befriend various characters by winning games and making use of facilities, and can assemble an original team of your favorite characters.
Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball Heroes is due out for 3DS in Japan on December 15. A demo is due out via the Nintendo eShop on November 30.
Mario Collaboration Trailer