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    Super Mario Odyssey is Classic Mario with a Little Extra Quirkiness

    With video games becoming more and more self-serious, Nintendo might be more important than ever. Throughout the growth of video games into a mainstream entertainment medium, the company has remained dedicated to keeping things light, prioritizing fun. Only a few minutes with Super Mario Odyssey will tell you that nothing has changed in the Nintendo Switch […]

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    Mario+Rabbids: Kingdom Battle for the Nintendo Switch Looks Like Crazy Fun

    Ubisoft being part of a Mario game? Sounds crazy, but that’s what the Rabbids are all about! The Rabbids, off-shoots of Ubisoft’s Rayman franchise, are demented bunnies, and those demented bunnies are officially coming to the Mushroom Kingdom. The developer started off their E3 presentation with Shigeru Miyamoto of Nintendo to reveal Mario+Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, a […]

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    Super Mario Helicopter is Pretty Much a Mario Drone

    Carrera is know for their fun Mario Kart toys, but at Toy Fair this year, they weren’t interested in staying on the ground. Mario and friends are taking to the skies with these mini-helicopters. Instead of a wing cap, Mario gets a couple of rotors to propel his caped self up into the sky. But, […]

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    Super Mario Run Will Hop Onto iOS on December 15

    When Nintendo made a surprise appearance at the iPhone 7 launch to reveal Super Mario Run, they weren’t ready to say when the game would be released and were clear that the game would rely on an up-front price instead of microtransactions. But, they did promise to deliver before the end of the year, and they’re making […]

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    Super Mario Run for iOS Will Have a Free Trial, With a Fee to Unlock the Whole Game

    When Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto made a surprise appearance at the iPhone 7 launch, he revealed Nintendo’s biggest foray into smartphone gaming yet with Super Mario Run. It won’t be Nintendo’s first smartphone app — that was Miitomo (Nintendo was financially involved in, but did not make, Pokémon Go) — but it’ll probably become their most downloaded and played for some time to […]

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    Nintendo is Bringing Mario to the iOS With Super Mario Run

    It started with Miitomo, and it kinda continued with the Niantic-developed Pokémon Go, but now consider the tap wide open. Nintendo is going full steam ahead into smartphone apps with their leading man with Super Mario Run, an upcoming game for iOS announced by Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto at the Apple iPhone 7 press conference today. […]

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    Watch This Hamster Play Super Mario Bros. And Win

    When I saw the link to this video at first, I was really hoping for some contraption enabling a hamster running in a wheel to progress in Super Mario Bros. That kind of pro-animal egalitarian technology still eludes us, but this isn’t bad as consolation. Someone built an abbreviated version of World 1-1 of the […]

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    Super Mario Gets a Giant Corn Maze in Upstate New York

    We’re still waiting on news of a new Mario game on a new console, but until then, this will have to do. Stoughton Farm in Newark Valley, New York is known for its giant corn maze, which gets updated with a new theme every year. This year, Deb and Tim Stoughton have put the finishing […]

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    Vans and Nintendo Team Up for the Retro Mashup of Your Dreams

    Let’s not mince words — Nintendo’s hard up for cash. Sales are down, profits are down, and the Wii U has been enough of a flop that Nintendo already has its successor ready for release next spring. If there’s a silver lining, it’s that we’ve been getting way more officially licensed Nintendo merch than before. Nintendo […]

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    Nintendo Wants to Make Movies Again

    Nintendo has historically been reluctant to let its characters appear in other people’s movies, let alone develop its intellectual properties into other types of entertainment like movies or mobile games. And for good reason. After all, its 1993 foray into Hollywood film-making with the live-action Super Mario Bros. movie was a resounding flop, while lending […]

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    Play Super Mario 64 in Your Web Browser

    It’s not the full game (or even a full level), but hey, if you’re looking for a high definition Super Mario 64 experience, it’s the best we’ve got so far. Roystan Ross, a Unity developer, has recreated the first world in Super Mario 64, Bob-Omb Battlefield, in glorious high definition, and you can play it […]

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    Super Mario Bros. Figurine Game Challenges Your Balance Skills

    How much of a Nintendo fan are you? Here’s a pretty good barometer. If you must have every bit of Nintendo-licensed Super Mario Bros merch out there, here’s one you might have missed – the Super Mario Bros Balance World Game. Straight from Japan, it challenges you to stack Super Mario-related figurines in an attempt […]