Sometimes, you need to spend millions of dollars on CG trailers, magazine advertisements and TV commercials to sell a game. And sometimes, you need to just tell a story straight from the heart.
Super Mario Land, the iconic Mario game for the original Game Boy, is not the typical target for player-crafted redesigns, but here we are. Arne Niklas Jansson has taken a a 24-year-old classic portable game and made it look like an indie PC game released last week.
Game music can show up in the most random places. Rarely, however, does it involve rock bands in bad wigs.
Jamming 30 years worth of Mario tunes and visuals into an epic 18-minute-long video remix, the creators of "Super Mario Ceremony The 30th Anniversary Medley" doing an impressive job of honoring Nintendo's famous mascot.
The Nintendo eShop launched in the latest 3DS update, bringing with it the handheld's Virtual Console. Players can buy Game Boy titles like Super Marioland.
Drive up the volume for this user-created level from LittleBigPlanet 2, an homage to World 1-1 from Super Mario Land on the Game Boy. Creator Junkvxxl loaded the level three days ago; it became a developer favorite two days ago; it's been played more than 36,000 times in that span. If you have the game, perhaps you…
And if you don't like the Super Mario Land them, then you can always admire the headwear and shirts and pile of dirty clothes in the back. Remember, violins are awesome. Violinists with awesome t-shirts are awesomer.