Learn About Capitalism With Super Mario Bros. 2

I've not come across a finer means of illustrating the origins of our Western work ethic than this video featuring a recycled Japanese game. Why did't we have 8-Bit Philosophy back when I was in college? » 2/08/15 3:00pm 2/08/15 3:00pm

The Furry New Donkey Kong Yanks A Gimmick From Super Mario Bros. 2

Why is the giant ape of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze for the Wii U so damn fluffy? Why is he fighting Vikings? And why is it borrowing a mechanic from, of all games, Super Mario Bros. 2? Producer Kensuke Tanabe has answers, and in one case he is the answer. » 6/12/13 8:40pm 6/12/13 8:40pm

Super Mario Bros. 2 Was a Tiny, Tiny Influence on Super Mario 3D Land

Nintendo is a company in love with its past, or at least the popular parts of its past. Except for Super Mario Bros. 2, a game the company doesn't talk about much. » 11/22/11 12:00pm 11/22/11 12:00pm

Is This The Greatest Super Mario Bros. Playthrough Ever?

It may not be the speediest of speed runs. It may not dazzle with its exploitation of glitches. But this Super Mario Bros. speed run is notable because the player is also simultaneously beating Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario Bros. 3 and Super Mario Bros. The Lost Levels. » 4/04/11 5:40pm 4/04/11 5:40pm

Super Mario: Shaken, Stirred And Amazing

This fall marks the 25th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. What better what to say "congrats" than with a fan-made Super Mario game that puts Super Mario Bros. 1, 2, 3 and Super Mario World in a blender. Drink it up! » 11/08/10 6:00am 11/08/10 6:00am

Super Mario All-Stars Coming To America

Already released in Japan, the Super Mario All-Stars Limited Edition will be making its way to the States this December, Nintendo of America revealed today. » 10/28/10 8:30am 10/28/10 8:30am

A Look Back At Super Mario

This fall marks the 25th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. After appearing in 1981's Donkey Kong and 1983's Mario Bros., the overall-wearing plumber got "Super" in 1985. » 10/18/10 2:00am 10/18/10 2:00am

This Game Was Inspired By Super Mario Bros. 2

There are so many — too many? — games inspired by the original Super Mario Bros. Not FiNCK. It was inspired by the sequel. The one with the vegetables. » 5/28/10 12:00pm 5/28/10 12:00pm

If Django Reinhardt Composed The Super Mario Bros. 2 Soundtrack...

...it'd sound a little something like this. If you thought you'd get through 2008 without seeing the words "Django Reinhardt" and "Super Mario Bros 2" in the same post, sorry, you were dead, dead, wrong. » 12/05/08 8:30am 12/05/08 8:30am