Better late than...never?
Better late than...never?
“Daddy? DADDY!” I look up from my laptop. This video game was supposed to give me a precious 15 minute respite from the endless drudgery of parenthood. What the hell’s gone wrong now?
Announced last fall, here’s a better look at Mario Sports Super Stars for the Nintendo 3DS. The game is, of course, getting an English release, but here is a recently released Japanese-language trailer.
You’ve been hearing the ditty for decades, both in games and on the internet, but did you know that the original Mario Bros. theme—from the games, not the TV show’s intro—has official lyrics to go with it?
Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s $50 or so worth of remote controlled flying Mario, also available in Yoshi.
In January, Nintendo released a three-minute trailer for the upcoming platformer Super Mario Odyssey. This past weekend, GameXplain released an 83-minute video that analyzes that trailer. And it’s way better than it has any right to be.
We started this contest with a much darker vision of life in New Donk City for Mario, but thanks to this week’s winner, we can end it on a much brighter one.
Super Mario 64 was a watershed moment for our favorite video game plumber. Mario made the leap into the third dimension and brought a colorful array of characters with him but a major ally was missing: his brother Luigi. Was he just hiding the whole time?
Super Mario Odyssey’s trailer was only a couple minutes long, but it was enough to get everyone hung up on was Mario’s bizarre appearance in a fictionalized version of NYC. The immediate comparison was that Odyssey reminded people of GTA, so it was only a matter of time before mods mashed together the whimsy of Odyssey…
It was great to finally get a real look at the Nintendo Switch and some of the things it’s capable of. But even if the future of Nintendo’s latest console remains uncertain, what I’m really worried about is Mario. I just have a feeling New Donk City is going to eat him alive.
The next major, 3D entry in the Super Mario series is headed to the Nintendo Switch, with the announcement tonight of Super Mario Odyssey.
In Nintendo’s recently released mobile game Super Mario Run, the famous plumber leaps his way through a couple dozen levels on his way to rescue Princess Peach from Bowser. Been there, done that. Yet perhaps there is a second, darker reading of this game? Maybe there’s an interpretation that shakes the accepted Mario …
Canadian actor and comedian Tony Rosato, who provided the voice for Luigi in the animated series The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3 and Super Mario World, has died at the age of 62 of a suspected heart attack, the Toronto Sun reports.
Japan’s new Super Mario Happy Meal toys look awesome.
This is a Mario game, but it’s not a Mario video game. It’s a ball puzzle/game/thing I got for my kid for Christmas, and we haven’t been able to stop playing it since.
Yep. That’s good ol’ Mario, alright. Our favorite plumber would never kill us in our sleep.
In 2020, before the Tokyo Olympics, Universal Studios Japan will open its Mario-themed amusement area to the public. Today, Nintendo provides our first glimpse at what we might get.
Super Mario Run demos will be playable at Apple Stores starting this Thursday, said Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé on The Tonight Show. Super Mario Run will be released on December 15.
Miyamoto doesn’t only make video games. He plays guitar as well as the banjo. On The Tonight Show, he played the Super Mario theme with the Roots.