An Amazing Glitch That Makes Super Mario World Way Easier

Ever heard of the "cloud glitch" in Super Mario World? It's a technique that allows you to spawn a usable Lakitu cloud in your item box, which you can then use to speed through the game. Heck, the glitch even allows you to skip some of the animations in the final Bowser fight, peculiarly enough. » 7/08/14 7:30pm 7/08/14 7:30pm

Mario Is Pretty Much The Go-To Guy For Marriage Proposals These Days

Kotaku reader Brandon's night was very special. It was his turn, you see, to ask Diane, the love of his life, to become his player two. He did this by using a custom Super Mario World level. "She said yes, and after I gave her the ring and such she demanded we play the level again... and again." D'aww. » 7/03/13 5:20am 7/03/13 5:20am

Super Mario 3D World Out On The Wii U This December

At today's E3 Direct, Nintendo showed us a glimpse of Super Mario 3D World, the newest entry in the Super Mario 3D series of action games, which started out with Super Mario 3D Land on the 3DS in 2011. It will offer a four-player multiplayer mode starring Mario, Luigi, Toad, and Princess Peach. Out in December 2013. » 6/11/13 10:10am 6/11/13 10:10am

This Statement Nails What Was Great about the Super Nintendo's Best…

The above quote, from Mark MacDonald, of the Tokyo-based game localization company 8-4, sums up what felt so special about the best games on the SNES. It rings true for all-time greats such as Super Mario World and The Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past, which emerged within a year of the system's release with an… » 9/24/12 3:15pm 9/24/12 3:15pm

Lowest. Score. Ever. (In Super Mario World)

Everyone's heard about high score runs, but how about the opposite? In this video, NicoNico Douga user Haru@Yotsuba sets out to get the lowest possible score in Super Mario World on the SNES. Mario World becomes a very different game in this challenge, where killing Koopa Troopa or breaking a brick is the same as… » 2/14/12 6:50am 2/14/12 6:50am