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E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey Has Co-Op

by Todd Blackon June 15, 2017
Super Mario Odyssey was by far one of Nintendo’s most shown titles at E3 this year. Not only getting a new trailer, but multiple showings at the Nintendo Treehouse Live events, and even being the theme for the Nintendo area on the show floor. But as the team said multiple times, the game has much […]

E3 2017: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Unveiled

by Todd Blackon June 12, 2017
For the last six months, a rumor about a Rabbids/Mario crossover from Ubisoft and Nintendo has been rumored. Then, a few weeks ago, it was seemingly confirmed, but there were those who speculated it could still be a hoax. Well, at E3 2017, during the Ubisoft Press Conference, it was confirmed. Even bringing out Shigeru […]

Nintendo Event Details New Nintendo Switch Console

by Nathan Gibsonon January 13, 2017
The Nintendo Switch is set to officially launch on March 3 at a price of $299.99 / ¬£279.99. The cost is slightly more expensive than many pundits had and fans had expected. The launch will happen in major European countries, Japan, US, Canada, Hong Kong, and other select territories. Amongst the host of details that […]

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Androids Pre-Orders For Super Mario Run Open

by Todd Blackon December 29, 2016
Super Mario Run has been in the headlines¬†for the last few weeks. It rocketed to the top of the charts, but then slowly fell down as negative press and fan reviews began to weigh it down. While it’s still up there in the charts, and no doubt still making money, you have to wonder just […]

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Super Mario Run Won’t Come To Switch

by Todd Blackon December 8, 2016
Because of the desire to make money, it’s not odd for once exclusive titles to go multiplatform, and thus give new players the chance to play a title they might not have gotten to play before. But according to Nintendo, Super Mario Run won’t be multiplatform, including not going onto the Switch. “Development for Super […]

Nintendo Switch Is Portable Console With Detachable Controller

by Nathan Gibsonon October 20, 2016
Months of rumors and speculation about the Nintendo NX being some sort of hybrid console have finally been confirmed as the Japanese publisher revealed that their latest piece of hardware, the Nintendo Switch, is a fully portable console. A preview trailer shows how the Switch can be used as both a home console that works […]

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Fan Creates The Ultimate Mario 64 Mod

by Peter Paltridgeon October 4, 2016
There are countless mods, hacks and unofficial sequels of Mario’s 2D games floating around the Web. But past the point when the series moved to 3D, not so much. It’s a lot trickier to rearrange the elements of a level made of polygons than it is to alter one made of pixels and sprites. However, […]

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Shigeru Miyamoto Doesn’t See Mario Coming To VR

by Todd Blackon September 9, 2016
The evolution of technology naturally evolves games. From cartridges to digital downloads, and from 8 bit to 1080p and 4k, video games evolve. However, that doesn’t mean that everyone wants to get on board with said evolution. With both Sony and Microsoft getting big into Virtual Reality games, even going so far as to each […]

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Mario And Friends Have Turned Into Cars

by Peter Paltridgeon August 31, 2016
“it’s-a me! Cario!” Nintendo and Hot Wheels are teaming up to produce a line of plastic cars based on the Mario characters. Here’s the weird part: they aren’t Mario characters riding IN cars. This isn’t a Mario Kart kind of thing. These are Mario characters turned INTO cars. Mario has become a racer, Bowser a […]

Mario Appeared During Rio Closing Ceremonies

by Todd Blackon August 22, 2016
It was a time of celebration and reflection yesterday as the countries of the world gathered one last time to celebrate the Olympic games that occurred in Rio this year. At the end, Japan revealed a special video that showed Mario, the iconic gaming character from Nintendo, taking a warp pipe from Japan to Rio, […]

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It’s-a Mariogurt! Woohoo!

by Peter Paltridgeon June 25, 2016
Nintendo has entered a licensing deal with Yogurtland to offer special themed frozen treats named after Mario and friends. From July 1 to September 8, “Mario’s Chocolate Gelato,” “Luigi’s White Chocolate Pistachio,” and “Toad’s Rocky Road” will be consumable at designated Yogurtland locations. You’ll know then when you see them because they’ll be decked out […]

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Nintendo Making “New Kind Of Mario Game”

by Eileen Cruzon June 17, 2016
For some game franchises, it’s really hard to keep things new and interesting. A key example of this is Mario. Though Nintendo has used Mario to launch new franchises, and even put him in numerous genres himself, the main Super Mario titles don’t change very much. In fact, the last “true” revolution for Mario game […]