Europe may be getting Mario Sports Mix a little earlier, but North America isn’t far behind. Nintendo of America have announced the Wii game for February 7th, 2011, just over a week after Europe’s January 28th date.
Like Mario Hoops 3-on-3 on the Nintendo DS, Mario Sports Mix is developed by Square Enix. Amongst other characters, you’ll find a Slime, a Moogle and a Cactuar playable in the game. Aside from opponents, stages in Sports Mix are obstacles thmeselves – for example, the Wario Factory has moving conveyor belts that affect how you move on the court.
The “sports mix,” in case you’re wondering, consists of basketball, volleyball, dodgeball, and hockey, and yes, it does include online play. Here’s boxart: