Doesn’t sound like Nintendo thinks Mario is a good VR fit. Shigeru Miyamoto recently told USA Today, “I would agree that adapting Mario to new platforms is a key to keeping him relevant. But we want families to play together, and virtual reality doesn’t really fit well there. We also like people playing for a long…
Mario is officially coming to the iPhone. Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto made a surprise appearance at today’s Apple conference to announce Super Mario Run, an iOS runner with graphics from New Super Mario Bros.
In a mass filing under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), Nintendo has apparently flagged over 550 titles for takedown. Focusing on the site Game Jolt, a notice said to come from Nintendo listed a total of 562 titles for removal from the site. The majority of these titles were fan made tributes or…
Mario’s starred in a lot of sports games over the years—soccer, baseball, tennis and golf. Mario Sports Superstars for the 3DS combines all four and adds some horse racing to the mix when it launches in spring 2017.
Super Paper Mario has the typical hallmarks of a 2D Mario platformer—stomp on enemies, jump over pits, and avoid obstacles—but failing carries minuscule stakes. If you fall into a pit, you only lose a single health point. The enemies are weak, by and large, and powerups and Shroom Shakes are plentiful. That it’s…
Made for Ludum Dare 36, No Mario’s Sky is the Last Mario You Will Ever Need™. Okay, that may be an exaggeration but it is full of mushrooms, coins, goombas, rocket ships, and more!
As reported earlier, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appeared at the 2016 Rio Olympics’ closing ceremony as Mario. But that wasn’t the only Japanese pop culture cameo.
With the Rio Olympics drawing to a close, Tokyo is up next in 2020. And to mark the occasion, Mario made a surprise appearance at the closing ceremony tonight, warp-piping from Japan to Brazil and transforming into...a cosplaying Japanese Prime Miniter Shinzo Abe.
Oh, this is just a hamster trying to clear the hamster version of the very first stage in Super Mario Bros. That’s all.
In our latest Photoshop contest I asked for images of Sonic and Mario characters at the real Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Our contestants either ignored that request completely, or went way dark. This was not entirely unexpected.
With the real Olympic games going on, there’s no reason Mario and Sonic need to remain trapped inside their colorful fantasy land. Let’s send them to Rio, and hope they survive.
In the US, Nintendo Power magazine had a monthly comic called Howard & Nester. It was, with one exception, totally kid-friendly. Cotton candy and rainbows. In Germany, however, they had their own comics in the official magazine Club Nintendo.
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.
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.