The Super FamiCon convention is a celebration of Nintendo and gaming culture. It also hosts a number of competitive tournaments in the Greensboro Marriott’s conference rooms. This morning an attendee who goes by Mossy showed up early only to find someone had put Donkey Kong performing his taunt on as many of the…
Flash games have been on their way out for some time. Many are already lost, scattered to the far corners of the internet with only a handful of people on an old forum to grieve for them. As a result, one Nintendo fan has decided to collect as many of the company’s flash games as possible so they can be preserved.
Over three decades ago she was stuck sitting atop steel beams waiting for “the plumber” to rescue her, but in 2017, Pauline has risen to the highest public office of New Donk City, the fictional urban backdrop for Super Mario Odyssey.
The best trailer for the Nintendo Switch so far was not actually made by Nintendo at all.
This jenky ode to a dead music genre lets you collect bananas while trampling through a glitched-out Jungle Hijinxs as a slowed-down, reverb-infested remix of the DKC soundtrack plays in the background. Any questions?
At this past weekend’s Umebura Japan Major, Jason “Mew2King” Zimmerman clinically executed a “ding-dong,” a combo that has elevated DK into the competitive meta-game.
Donkey Kong, Halo: Combat Evolved, Pokémon Red and Green, and Street Fighter II have been inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. They were picked out of twelve finalists that included Final Fantasy VII, Mortal Kombat, Portal, Resident Evil, and Wii Sports.
SethBling is a master at making games do amazing things. He’s managed to inject the code for Flappy Bird into Super Mario World and created a bot that learned how to play Mario. Now, he’s built a working Atari 2600 emulator in Minecraft. And he’s done it all without any mods.
There’s a report from Eurogamer today that the Nintendo NX will be a handheld featuring “detachable” controllers. It’s a neat idea, but it’s also one that Nintendo have a bit of experience with.
Recently, I learned a well-kept secret about Mine Cart Carnage, the eighth level of Donkey Kong Country for the SNES. My childhood memories of playing this particular level are all negative, nothing but frustration and endless, wasted hours. When I found out what the secret was, I wanted to kick myself. It would have…
Were you were outside today, barbecuing hot dogs in the sweltering heat, and thinking, “Gee, I wonder where I can get some Nintendo-themed frozen yogurt?” If that’s the case, have I got some fantastic news for you.
Adding to a long list of pop culture collaborations, which has yielded fare like Star Wars- and Disney-themed kicks, Vans is now working with Nintendo on a new line of branded sneakers featuring characters and power-ups from classic 8-bit NES games, including Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong, and even Duck Hunt.
The new Skylanders video game is pretty great, but what about the toys? Toy Time takes a quick look at the good and not-so-good with the new Superchargers toys, starting with Donkey Kong’s shirt.
Be careful unboxing your Wii U Skylanders Superchargers starter pack. I managed to tear the lever off the side of Donkey Kong’s Barrel Blaster freeing it from its package, and will be sad forever because of it.
Before Donkey Kong Country was the game we all know, it was Donkey Kong and the Golden Bananas. Long time Rare designer Gregg Mayles has been tweeting out all sorts of art and concepts from the early stages of the SNES hit, which Rare developed in the early ‘90s.
When you think of Mario, you think of Nintendo. The two are linked so firmly in your mind it’s almost impossible to think that the beloved character’s games ever showed up on other systems. But it has happened—and more than once.
Show of hands, who remembers Pushmo?
Plenty of people claim to be expert banana snipers in Mario Kart 8. Few can actually show for it. Imagine my surprise, then, when I saw someone boasting online about "banana sniping like a boss," and they actually were.
Hey Dude. Looks like you've had a stressful time. Looks like you might need a bodacious bro to calm you down. Don't worry, bruh. I'm here for you, and so is Funky Kong.
Despite the fact the game was first released in arcades in 1981, has been ported to hell and back and picked apart on the big screen, Nintendo's original Donkey Kong is still giving up secrets, most recently in the form of "new" music and sound effects.