The First Fully Downloadable New Mario Game Dominates the Weekly Nintendo Download

With Sunday seeing the debut of New Super Mario Bros. 2, the first Nintendo-published title launched simultaneously at retail and in digital form, a game would have to be some sort of crazy chicken pirate to try and muscle in on this week's Nintendo Download. So yeah, Mario and two games named Crazy Chicken: Pirate. »8/16/12 4:00pm8/16/12 4:00pm

New Super Mario Bros. 2 Is, Well, a Mario Game (And That's Not a Bad Thing)

Six years ago, Nintendo returned to its 2D platforming roots with New Super Mario Bros. »7/31/12 7:00am7/31/12 7:00am It went on to become not only the bestselling DS title but also the third bestselling hand-held title ever (behind and ) with over 28 million copies sold worldwide. After a brief detour to the Wii, the series returns to hand-helds…

Compare the Same Mario Game Running on the Old 3DS and the XL One

We've got two copies of New Super Mario Bros. 2 in the office. And we've got an original 3DS and the new 3DS XL. The XL's screens are advertised as being 90% bigger than the regular 3DS'. Numbers are nice, but wouldn't you rather just see the same game running on each unit? That's what we've got for you right here. »7/30/12 2:30pm7/30/12 2:30pm