Excitebike: Bun Bun Mario Battle Stadium

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Excitebike: Bun Bun Mario Battle Stadium
Excitebike Mario Stadium TitleScreen.png
Developer(s) Nintendo EAD, St.GIGA
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Platform(s) Satellaview (Super Famicom)
Release date Japan 1997

Part 1 - 05/11
Part 2 - 05/18
Part 3 - 11/02
Part 4 - 11/09
Genre Racing
Rating(s)
Mode(s) 1-2 players simultaneous
Media Satellaview Soundlink
Input
Super Nintendo:

Excitebike: Bun Bun Mario Battle Stadium (エキサイトバイク ぶんぶんマリオバトルスタジアム Ekisaitobaiku Bun Bun Mario Batoru Sutajiamu: noting that "bun bun" is a Japanese onomatopoeia for buzzing sounds - in this case, produced by the bikes - this title can also be understood as simply "Excitebike: Mario Battle Stadium") is an remake/adaptation of the NES title, Excitebike. In this game, all human bikers were replaced with Mario characters. As a Satellaview title, Nintendo developed the video game and released four versions of it through the satellite download service operated by St.GIGA, each expanding on or replacing the features of the last.

Episodes[edit]

There are four different episodes of the game, each adding a new character.

Characters[edit]

Playable character list from Version 3.

There are six main characters: Mario, Luigi, Peach, Toad, Wario, and Yoshi. Red and Green Koopa Troopas appear as non-playable opponents.

Release info[edit]

Like many other Satellaview games, Excitebike was released in four installments.[1]

Date/Date Range Japanese English
1997/05/11~1997/05/17 エキサイトバイク ぶんぶんマリオバトル スタジアム1 Excitebike BunBun Mario Battle Stadium 1
1997/05/18~1997/05/24 エキサイトバイク ぶんぶんマリオバトル スタジアム2 Excitebike BunBun Mario Battle Stadium 2

Notably the list shows the second half of the series being released half a year later;

Date/Date Range Japanese English
1997/11/02~1997/11/08 エキサイトバイク ぶんぶんマリオバトル スタジアム3 Excitebike BunBun Mario Battle Stadium 3
1997/11/09~1997/11/15 エキサイトバイク ぶんぶんマリオバトル スタジアム4 Excitebike BunBun Mario Battle Stadium 4

The likely time of broadcast was 7PM. The program may have re-aired various times, but exactly when or how many times is uncertain.

Gallery[edit]

Bikers[edit]

Mugshots[edit]

Screenshots and scans[edit]

Staff[edit]

Main article: List of Excitebike: Bun Bun Mario Battle Stadium staff‎

References[edit]

  1. ^ Satellaview soundlink schedule info