It's been possible to play Wii games on your Wii U since forever, but Nintendo's finally making Wii games downloadable through the eShop. This new feature kicks off with one of the company's best platformers, Super Mario Galaxy 2. It's available today.
After a game is finished and released, it's always interesting to get a glimpse into what might have been, had not someone in the development process spoken up at just the right moment.
YouTube user obiwan222222, the king of making Wii games run on other devices, shows us how to play Super Mario Galaxy 2 on the Android-powered Asus Transformer tablet using a bit of software trickery and a wireless Xbox 360 controller.
Yesterday Guinness awarded Jesse Moerkerk of Dutch gaming magazine N-Gamer a world record certificate for playing Super Mario Galaxy 2 for 18.52 minutes. Oh, and he did it while free-falling.
Last month, we started wondering what a video game Mt. Rushmore would like. Into it would be carved not the faces of U.S. Presidents, but the heads of four gaming icons.
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.
If you like Clint Eastwood movies, that is.
Four races into a 21-race sponsorship with GameStop, NASCAR driver Joey Logano averages a fifth-place finish with games sponsorship on his hood. He looks to change that in Kentucky tomorrow with an intimidating Super Mario Galaxy 2 paint job.
Three out of four Mushroom Kingdom plumbers have scored starring video game roles. The man who voices them all, Charles Martinet, wants to make it four out of four, lamenting the lack of a game starring Wario's skinny lackey, Waluigi.
Super Mario Galaxy 2 is now the highest rated video game in history... at least according to Game Rankings and its penchant for number crunching and outliers-inclusive averaging. It was a good run 1998's The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, don't let the door hit you in the ass.
Taken by Kotakuite FuuRe_cl at a mall in Chile.
What do the stars hold for our favorite plumbing protagonist in the Super Mario Galaxy 2 Frankenreview?
Infinite Yoshi jumps in Super Mario Galaxy 2? That ain't right. And it doesn't sound good, either. [Thanks, MASTERLINKX]
NEW YORK CITY - They were a line of two.
"Unless you're careful, there's a tendency for games like Mario that can be played by children to gradually become childish," warns Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto. "Those making the game tend to unconsciously make them that way."
Someone's uploading tracks from the Super Mario Galaxy 2 soundtrack to YouTube, under the name of Mahito Yokota, the game's composer. Whether or not it is actually him doing this, the music's there, and it's beautiful listening.
Super Mario Galaxy 2 is the most unnecessary Mario game of all time.
It appears Mario prefers to be an early riser, rather than a night owl. Forgoing a midnight launch for Super Mario Galaxy 2 this weekend, many GameStop locations will instead open early, forcing many employees to miss church.