Make Room in Your Shoe Closet Because Vans Has Teamed Up With Nintendo

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Adding to a long list of pop culture collaborations, which has yielded fare like Star Wars- and Disney-themed kicks, Vans is now working with Nintendo on a new line of branded sneakers featuring characters and power-ups from classic 8-bit NES games, including Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong, and even Duck Hunt.

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Available in both high-top and low-top styles, the collection won’t be hitting stores until June, but since it’s been some 33 years since the original NES console was released, what’s a few more weeks of waiting for sneakers that would have made you king or queen of the playground back in the ‘80s?

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DISCUSSION

Some of these are pretty cool; I wouldn’t mind getting a pair of the Zelda shoes.

The important question is: are they going to be widely available and reasonably priced, or more special edition bullshit that gets sold out in seconds and is too “collectible” to actually wear?