'Super Mario' meets Monopoly in the new 'Gamer Edition' of the board game

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Long before kids around the world experienced the joy of carefully maneuvering an Italian plumber past perilous pits and grumpy goombas, there was Monopoly. The game initially launched all the way back in 1935.

In 2017, the 80-plus-year-old board game is getting a new version explicitly intended to address the new generations who grew up with the likes of Super Mario.

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Monopoly Gamer Edition (Nintendo)

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The new game, dubbed "Monopoly Gamer Edition," arrives this August. But this isn't your grandma's Monopoly. Here's what's new in the "Gamer Edition" of Monopoly: