AverageTrey first got into speedrunning Super Mario Sunshine back in 2013. He’d always loved the game as a kid and thought the records in the 120 Shines category still had plenty of room for improvement. Five years later he’s finally cracked the three hour barrier in one of speedrunning’s most popular games.
I went to my local video game store on Friday to pick up a copy of Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, and I walk out with an entire generation’s worth of Nintendo console goodness. Thanks, random game store guy.
According to video games, the only thing I'm interested in—when I'm not being lazy—is sunshine, fun and carefree living. In the world of video games, this is the stereotypical Caribbean person.
With Nintendo visiting many of its classic franchises upon the 3DS, commenter Daemon_Gildas believes it's high time Mario's trusty mount companion got a little 3D lovin'. Hear him out in today's Speak Up on Kotaku.
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.
As we get in a summer gaming mood here, let's spend part of the week watching clips of the most summer-styled games. We start with sun-splashed Super Mario Sunshine. Who knows when it occurred, but it feels like summer.