What Made Super Mario 3D World So Great

We all know Super Mario 3D World is super rad. Just how rad is it? YouTuber Mark Brown took a look at the modern classic for his semi-regular "Game Maker's toolkit" video series, and makes a case for putting 3D World in the time-honored "totally hella rad" category. That might not be the name of an actual honorific. » 3/17/15 12:20pm 3/17/15 12:20pm

Fan Theory: The Mario Games Are Too Hard On Bowser

Bowser has been around long enough that many gamers have found themselves wondering: is Mario's longtime nemesis really all that bad? Maybe he's just...misunderstood? Perhaps his intentions are pure, but as a flawed despot struggling to maintain order in his kingdom, he doesn't always make the best decisions. » 12/10/14 11:30am 12/10/14 11:30am

Finally, A Super Mario Game We Can All Be Excited About

It's been a while since a new Super Mario Bros. game looked amazing. Agree? We all respect the New Super Mario Bros. games, right? They're classic... like Nintendo just baked a great new loaf of bread. Refined... like Nintendo just wrote a new sonnet. But exciting? Not really. That's where November's new Mario comes… » 10/03/13 2:00pm 10/03/13 2:00pm

Super Mario 3D World is a Smorgasboard of Fun New Power-Ups

Cat Mario is Nintendo’s ploy to dominate the internet. Think about it. The internet loves Mario. It also loves cats, especially when they’re doing funny things. So, the feline power-up that Nintendo’s iconic plumber gets in Super Mario 3D World should be prime raw material for GIF creation. And if that doesn’t work,… » 10/01/13 10:21am 10/01/13 10:21am