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

The Most Awesome Dinosaurs in Video Games

A month ago we got the 3D re-release of Jurassic Park, and a few weeks later we got Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon featuring dinosaurs of all kinds shining under neon lights. This happy coincidence provides us with an opportunity to gather some of the most amazing video games that have dinosaurs stomping around inside them. » 5/06/13 5:30pm 5/06/13 5:30pm

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