There were some remarkable speedruns at Summer Games Done Quick 2016, but this might be the most impressive: Rezephos blazing through Super Mario World without getting a single mushroom, fire flower, cape, star, or Yoshi.
Yesterday’s tool-assisted speedrun (TAS) block at Summer Games Done Quick ended with a Super Mario Bros. 3 run that lasted barely longer than a blink.
Were you were outside today, barbecuing hot dogs in the sweltering heat, and thinking, “Gee, I wonder where I can get some Nintendo-themed frozen yogurt?” If that’s the case, have I got some fantastic news for you.
Speedrunners have long been exploiting 8-bit games by “reprogramming” them. Pixel-perfect inputs can be used to trigger memory events, usually for the purpose of beating games in fractions of the time it would ordinarily take. A similar exploit exists in the classic Mario Game Boy game 6 Golden Coins, but it exists in…
Not only are we getting a trio of Amiibo figures based on The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild—including the first-ever articulated Amiibo—Nintendo has seven new Super Mario Amiibo coming in November, complete with a glowing ghost and the worst character ever.
This Minecraft statue of Mario is different than other Minecraft statues of Mario. Because this one is official.
On May 17, the digital version of Minecraft: Wii U Edition will get a free update that brings the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack, which features Mario skins, music, item textures, and a Super Mario-themed world.
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.
SMB3’s entire development team consisted of just eleven people: Miyamoto and Tezuka as directors and designers, four additional designers, four programmers, and Koji Kondo as composer. During SMB3’s two years of development, Miyamoto’s days at the office had no definite start or end time, and he often stayed up…
Super Mario Maker is something people wanted for a long time. An easily accessible Super Mario level design tool, officially made by Nintendo. The levels people, maybe even you, design, range from fun, to meant to troll . Then you have people that just want to create a challenging level to puzzle others and test their…
Not nearly as healthy as Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games but slightly more edible, Nintendo has teamed up with exactly the right American fast food restaurant to distribute Mario & Luigi Paper Jam toys.
There’s a new world record for beating Super Mario Bros. quickly—and it may be the fastest possible time that a human can achieve. That’s why Darbian, the man behind the new record, is now hanging up his hat.
Here’s a fun way to amuse yourself on this sleepy Monday afternoon: Supper Mario Broth, an old tumblr page that’s full of cool Nintendo art, screenshots, and trivia.
The glowing signal from a piece of tech wants your attention. It tells you something is waiting for you. So every time I open up the case to my 3DS and I see that little green light I get excited. I’m a big fan of StreetPass.
In Japan, Nintendo is trying to trademark its iconic “coin sound” from Super Mario. It’s hard to believe that they haven’t already!
Nintendo’s favorite son and his brother or whatever took the stage at last night’s Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, followed by a live-action Super Mario Bros. bit featuring that Goodburger guy.
As Kotaku reported last year, Nintendo is coming to Universal Studios Japan. Today, the first details—namely, how large the Nintendo area will be, how much will be spent, and when it should be completed—have been made public.
Hey, a new Paper Mario game! It’s coming to the Wii U, and it’s called Paper Mario: Color Splash. It’s coming in 2016.