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Today in Nerd History | January 24

Nerd culture is a vibrant tapestry of events, releases, and milestones that have shaped the entertainment landscape. From iconic movies to groundbreaking games and significant literary contributions, this article takes a trip down memory lane to explore the notable nerd culture events that occurred on January 24th in history. Let’s celebrate these cherished moments that have left an indelible mark on the hearts of fans around the world.

MARIO PARTY 2 | 2000

In 2000, Mario Party 2 released on Nintendo Wii. Mario Party 2 is a board-game style video game for the Nintendo 64, where Mario and his friends compete for stars and coins in various themed boards and mini-games.

 

Nerdy Facts:

  • Mario Party 2 is the first Mario game to be officially translated to Spanish and Italian.

  • Mario Party 2 is the seventh-best-selling Nintendo Switch game as of July 30th, 2019, with over 6.99 million units sold.

  • Mario Party 2 has an unused board set atop a skyscraper that was found in the game’s files.





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