How tall is Bowser, the fire-breathing dragon-turtle-lizard factor who recurrently roils the Mushroom Kingdom as Mario’s chief nemesis? It’s the age-old query, and there’s no single reply. However should you’ve been holding again on Lego’s cutesy interactive Mario units as a result of their Tremendous Koopa didn’t meet your satisfaction, I may need the set for you.
You’re taking a look at Lego’s 2,807-piece “The Mighty Bowser,” a supersized $270 model of the reptile that appears prepared for a few of the largest boss fights we’ve ever seen within the video games. It’s the most important Lego Tremendous Mario construct but, and far larger than the unique:
Whereas the corporate hasn’t instructed us fairly how tall the brand new Bowser is, it’s fairly clear he towers over Lego’s different Mario figures as solely a Tremendous / Mega / Large or Giga Bowser can. His mouth, arms, legs, tail, head and neck are all moveable — the final two with the press of a button — and whereas it’s not clear at embargo time the way you’ll activate it, there’s a fireball launcher in his head.
The Danish firm has rolled out the crimson carpet for this Bowser, too, offering a small chunk of his well-known Bowser Citadel stage with, sure, a gold-trimmed crimson carpet and cracked pavement. It serves as a show stand.
And, like different Lego Tremendous Mario units, there’s some form of interactive digital component. “Followers that personal a LEGO Tremendous Mario Starter Course can select to battle Bowser towards LEGO Mario, Luigi or Peach, permitting for really immersive and digitally enhanced play,” reads a line from the corporate’s press launch.
The brand new Lego Bowser set shall be obtainable October 1st for $270. It’s simply one of many many, many pricier units the corporate is releasing now that it’s constructing for grownup budgets. Right here’s a shortlist of others we’ve lined lately:
I’ll go away you with some extra high-res pictures of Lego’s new Bowser set.