Eeveespiritt’s Summer Games Done Quick speedrun of New Super Mario Bros. 2 had almost reached the final boss, when everything went black.
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.
A pretty great concept. SyBro imagined an American football game with Super Mario characters and made some 3D renders for it.
Super Mario and the Mushroom Kingdom becomes a dark world with some intimidating enemies in artist Sylvain Sarrailh’s fantastic fan-art.
In Japan, Nintendo is trying to trademark its iconic “coin sound” from Super Mario. It’s hard to believe that they haven’t already!
Kaizo Mario stages are famed for being grueling, nearly impossible levels that require pixel-perfect precision—and yes, players are definitely making some for Mario Maker, too.
The original starters from Pokémon Red and Blue are now available in Mario Maker, and I think it’s safe to say Nintendo nailed them.
The very first stage of the original NES Castlevania, the spooky Ghost House from Super Mario World, our first battle with Bowser in Super Mario Bros. Scenes we probably all remember and encountered one way or another, from the NES days, that Mark Green resurrected with brilliant dioramas.
The Wii U had a tough 2015. Nintendo can boast that they’ve released some of the most excellent exclusives of the year, yes, but with their next console looming in the horizon, it’s hard not to feel like 2015 was a transitional period.
There’s a brutal competition being waged in Mario Maker right now, and it’s inspiring people to make the most hellish Mario Maker courses they can think of.
Better get to that super star real quick. Before that sneaky Thwomp gets there, preferably.
I invite you to feast your eyes on an expert playthrough of the original Super Mario Bros. Somehow, a speedrunner known as Darbian manages to blaze through the old-school classic in whopping 4:57.627.
Here, captured in a three second GIF, is the entirety of the current top-rated Mario Maker course. It’s hilariously bad. How in the world did it climb the ranks, then?
You’ve probably heard Charles Martinet countless times while traversing the Mushroom Kingdom. But it’s something else entirely to watch the man behind Mario actually play Mario.