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Whether you and your friends are die-hard Mario fans or your kid's been bugging you for a new game, you're in luck because today is Mario Day. Meaning you can score some of the best Nintendo deals on everything from fan-favorite games to accessories and more. The only thing is these deals will end tonight at midnight. So we won't hold you up—here's everything you need to know to ensure you take full advantage of Mario Day while you can:

What exactly is Mario Day?

To put it simply, it's a celebration created by Nintendo Mario fans that takes place on March 10 every year (because according to National Today, “Mar10” looks a lot like the word Mario), making it the perfect day to acknowledge the main character in all his glory. And thankfully retailers like Best Buy see the day as an ideal excuse to bless us with mega Nintendo discounts that we probably won't see again until Black Friday (um, thank you). What are some deals to expect? Major price drops on games like Super Mario Party—currently on sale for $30 from $60—and everyone's favorite racing game (yes, we're talking about Mario Kart 8 Deluxe) marked down to $40 from $60. Or better yet, if you want to upgrade your controller, you can scoop up a Nintendo-themed-wrapped PowerA Wired Controller for Nintendo Switch and a travel case for under $20. Just don't forget these discounts end tonight, so without further ado, here are the five best Mario Day deals to score before it's too late.

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Best Buy

1. Nintendo Super Mario Party - Nintendo Switch [Digital]

The original Mario Party includes this fan-favorite, so you know it's good. You'll get lost in time playing mini-games by yourself or competing with up to four players, rolling dice, racing and collecting stars.

Buy IT ($60; $30)

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2. Nintendo Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Nintendo Switch [Digital]

Die-hard Mario fans are obsessed with this game. Why? Because it's so immersive. You get to choose your avatar and route (like the famous Rainbow Road). And you can compete with up to eight players wirelessly or go head-to-head in a one-on-one race with your bestie no matter where they're located in the world.

Buy IT ($60; $40)

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3. Nintendo Luigi's Mansion 3 - Nintendo Switch

Switch things up with Nintendo's newest release, where Luigi takes center stage. Your mission is to get the character through a haunted hotel, while defeating ghosts and slipping through tight spaces to save Mario and his friends.

Buy IT ($60; $40)

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4. Nintendo Super Mario Odyssey Standard Edition - Nintendo Switch

One mega Mario fan's review pretty much sums this game up: "Feel free to take my review with a grain of salt because I'm a total Mario fanboy, but this took everything I loved about previous Mario and somehow made it feel fresh and new. It was easy for my five year old daughter to jump in and start playing like a pro! Highly recommend if you have youngsters wanting to play video games like Mom and Dad."

Buy IT ($60; $49)

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5. PowerA - Enhanced Wired Controller for Nintendo Switch - Power-Up Mario

Prefer wired controllers? Us too. Which is why we're scooping up this pair while they're on sale for only $16.

Buy IT ($28; $16)

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