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.
The Tales Japanese role-playing series is being immortalized in footwear.
Converse will launch two new Super Mario-themed sneakers for no less than ¥20,000 (roughly $200) in late August in Japan, with Bowser and Mario on them. The stars in Super Mario games match Converse's 'All Star' brand after all.
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson Jr. is my favorite football player. Okay, he's the only football player I can name, and that's only because people call him Megatron. Now I love him even more, because he's the inspiration behind a $550 box set of three pairs of sneakers and a limited-edition Transformer.
I don't know, Kicks. Why don't you move the hell aside so I can see, because surely you don't expect me to answer you legitimately on that question, right?
Artist Jamie Ferraioli proves that stunning, feminine accessories are in no way at odds with nerd culture with her gorgeous, hand-painted shoes.
Perhaps Nathan Drake should have written all his notes on his shoes. Surely, they'd be harder for nefarious baddies to steal repeatedly than journals are?
KyozoKicks, a custom shoe designer featured recently in Official PlayStation Magazine (and before on Kotaku), intended to wear these Creeper Vans to Gamescom this week. Instead, as his PC up and died, he'll be selling them to raise money toward a new one.
These Converse x Super Mario Bros. sneakers go on sale in Japan in April. They will surely be murderously expensive.
Crysis 2 is a wonderful, wonderfully different shooter. The shoes? Not so much.
Sorry, sneakerheads and Killzone fans, but these new ultra-limited edition kicks from the most recent Nike and PlayStation collaboration are for "friends and family" only, two more Sony commissioned sneakers that will likely become instant collector's items.
Exotic dancers and folks who like to dress as exotic dancers, listen up! Has Disney got a pair of shoes for you.
For years, NBA 2K only featured a few pair of authentic Air Jordans in its equipment lineup. That changes with NBA 2K11, featuring His Airness in the game. Twenty-five models are available, and they carry attribute boosts.
The diagram of a successful touchdown play from the New Orleans Saints Super' Bowl XLIV victory is lasered into the heels of the "Madden 11 Air Trainer 1.2" by NIke, only 500 of which will be made available at retailers.
The AR Game Pack is a set of five shoes that will each have an AR code printed on the tongue of the shoe. When you remove your shoe and hold the tongue up to a web camera it will grant you access to a "virtual version of the adidas Originals Neighborhood."