K'NEX Adds More Super Mario Sets

K'NEX® Brands Unveils New Additions To Its Popular Line Of Super Mario® Building Sets

Officially-Licensed Toys Allows Kids to Bring their Favorite Mario Characters to Life!

Hatfield, PA, June 2014 – K'NEX, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love®, is pleased to announce new additions to its successful line of Super Mario building sets. New, officially licensed building sets are inspired by the most popular Super Mario game titles such as Super Mario 3DLand™ and New Super Mario Bros. U™.

The new building sets join the ever-popular K'NEX Super Mario and Mario Kart™ building set lines. Designed for young Nintendo fans ages 6+, these building sets bring the fun of Mario and his friends to a new generation, and expand its appeal through a rewarding, age-appropriate K'NEX building experience.

SUPER MARIO: Mystery Figure Bags Series 4

Which figure will you get? Each mystery bag includes one buildable figure from the world of Super Mario. Mystery figures include: Mario™, Luigi™, Bowser Jr.™, Waluigi™, Bob-Omb™, Donkey Kong™, or Green Toad™, and each figure is compatible with the entire Mario line of K'NEX products. Each sold separately, collect them all! Suggested retail price is $3.99. Ages 6+. Available Fall 2014.

SUPER MARIO: Figure 3-Packs Series 3

With the Super Mario 3-packs of figures from K'NEX, you can collect & build heroes, enemies and items from your favorite Super Mario games - there is even a mystery figure in each set! Styles include: New Super Mario Bros. U: Flying Squirrel Mario™, Fire Toad™, and Mystery Figure; Super Mario: Luigi, Goomba™, and a Mystery Figure; New Super Mario Bros. 2: Golden Mario™, Fire Luigi™, and a mystery figure; and Super Mario 3DLand: Boomerang Mario™, Koopa Troopa™, and a Mystery Figure - collect them all! Suggested retail price is $12.99. Ages 6+. Available Fall 2014.

NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. U: Layer Cake Desert Building Set

With the Layer Cake Desert Building Set from K'NEX you can build Fire Mario, and then make a daring desert escape! Use the exclusive jump panels to launch Mario from level to level as he collects the golden coins. Building set includes spinning Pokey enemy, Rocking Stone Eye Statue, and Pop-Up Sand Geysers. Also includes Waddlewing™ figure, Fire Flower, Warp Pipe and a pop-up flag. Suggested retail $64.99. Ages 8+. Available Fall 2014.

SUPER MARIO 3D World: Cat Mario Building Set

Build Cat Mario™ and help him battle a Mouse enemy with the Cat Mario Building Set from K'NEX! Build Cat Mario and use the exclusive jump panels to attempt to dodge the Mouse enemy. Set also features rotating coins, a clear warp pipe and a pop-up flag. Suggested retail price is $34.99 each. Ages 8+. Available Fall 2014.

About K'NEX Brands

Founded in 1992, K'NEX Brands, the world's most innovative construction toy company, was established to make and sell what has become one of the world's leading integrated construction systems for children, and is America's STEM building solution. Winner of over 250 international awards and recognitions, K'NEX, America's Building Toy® company, is focused on Building Worlds Kids Love® and encourages youngsters to "imagine, build and play." From the living room to the classroom, K'NEX has building toys specially designed for every age group and skill level. The K'NEX family of brands includes K'NEX Building Sets, K'NEX Thrill Rides, K'NEX Education™, Lincoln Logs®, Tinkertoy®, NASCAR®, Angry Birds™, Mario Kart Wii™, Mario Kart 7™, Super Mario™, PacMan™, Titanfall™, Family Guy™, Plants vs. Zombies™, and more. Since 1992, The Rodon Group, a subsidiary of K'NEX Brands, L.P., has manufactured over 31 billion parts for the K'NEX building toy system. Join us as we help build the leaders of tomorrow. For more information, please visit www.knex.com or www.rodongroup.com.