What We Know
The world loves Nintendo’s mushroom-eating, brick-breaking rotund Italian plumber. He’s been the object of affection ever since he was imagined up by Shigeru Miyamoto and introduced to the public in the 1981 video game, “Donkey Kong.” There’s an annual Super Smash Con, a three-day Super Smash Bros video game tournament complete with DJs fueling nightly ragers in Virginia. Super Nintendo World, a theme park dedicated to all things Nintendo – and largely Mario – opened its doors in Osaka earlier this year.
And now, Mario is leaping right into the world of smartwatches. You can leave your Game Boy behind and take Mario with perfect UK sale replica TAG Heuer‘s new Mario Connected watch. It’s similar to the Connected watch you may already know, but instead of the standard display, this one features Mario. And the more active you are, the more active he is.
The AAA high-quality fake TAG Heuer Connected gamifies your everyday life and rewards you with thematic animations when you hit certain targets. For instance, when you reach 25 percent of your intended step count for the day, Mario will eat the super mushroom that supersizes him. At 50 percent, Mario travels down the green pipe. At 75 percent, he’s invincible after coming in contact with the “super star.” And when you finally reach your goal, Mario climbs up the flagpole to victory like he’s done in almost every one of his 200 video game titles.
The user interface has been redesigned with Mario colors (red and blue), and TAG Heuer says that – as in Mario video games – there are a few Easter eggs for users to uncover, starting with four dials reflecting different eras of Mario lore.
Two thousand of these online best replica watches UK are being sold – but this isn’t a one-off collaboration, it’s the first in a larger partnership with more collaborations to come. Mario is a massive franchise worth approximately $30.25 billion; there’s no lack of Nintendo lore to draw from.
The super clone TAG Heuer Mario Connected uses a 1.6Ghz processor (that’s far more powerful than the N64 you played Super Mario on) and features 25 hours of battery life under normal usage. The 1.5-inch LCD screen is housed in a 46mm case, and the whole package is a tad over 12mm thick.
What We Think
I had a moment to speak with Frédéric Arnault, the CEO of Swiss movement replica TAG Heuer and heir to the LVMH empire, about the watch. When I asked if he played Mario growing up he replied with an enthusiastic “of course!” We touched on the features of the watch and the larger partnership between Nintendo and TAG Heuer replica, but once we breezed through the specs, it turned into a nostalgia-fueled conversation about playing Mario video games as a kid. Growing up, if I wasn’t outside with my hands on the handlebars of a BMX bike, I was inside gripping a controller with Super Mario Kart (remember the “jumping” trick on the rainbow track?) or Super Mario 64 on the screen. And what I learned is that the heir to one of the largest fortunes on earth did the exact same thing.
That’s why I find the Connected Mario watch appealing as a character watch. I generally don’t appreciate mechanical character watches, but when it comes to smartwatches replica it makes perfect sense to me. Apart from telling the time, a smartwatch has way more in common with a video game system than a mechanical super clone watch, anyway – so why not have some fun with it?
Nostalgia is one of the most powerful forces in the watch industry when it comes to design and product development. Reaching into the archives and drawing on lore produces many modern best-sellers; just take a look at the good quality fake TAG Heuer Carrera Dato for proof. What’s funny is that even when it comes to smartwatches – tech-forward by their very nature – we still look to the past to create new products within that space.
The Swiss made Connected replica adds another dimension to the famous Mario catchphrase, “Oh yeah! Mario time!”