Tag: Mario

Nintendo Celebrates MAR10 Day With Deals On Mario Games And A Switch Bundle

It's March 10, and in Nintendo's parlance, it's MAR10 Day or Mario Day. This time around, the company is celebrating the event with deals on Mario games and a Switch bundle.

Video Games March 10, 2019

Nintendo Changes Mario's Occupation Back To Being A Plumber

Nintendo took away Mario's job title near the end of 2017. A new update to his Japanese bio seems to restore his occupation back to a plumber.

Video Games March 6, 2018

Nintendo Addresses Mario's Missing Belly Button, Settles Toad Hat vs. Head Debate

Nintendo finally took the time to answer some of the questions fans wanted to ask about Mario, Toad, and others. A short video featuring Yoshiaki Koizumi provided some of the answers.

Video Games February 6, 2018

Nintendo Co-Producing Mario Movie With The Studio Behind 'Minions'

Nintendo will finally be putting Mario into the big screen after the disastrous early '90s film. This time, Mario will stay animated as Nintendo is working with the studio behind 'Minions.'

Movies/TV Shows February 1, 2018

Nintendo News Roundup: Mario Isn’t A Plumber Anymore, New ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Kingdoms Revealed Via Amiibo

There’s been two interesting reveals related to Nintendo recently. It turns out Mario is no longer a plumber, and three new kingdoms in 'Super Mario Odyssey' may have been revealed via amiibo packaging.

Video Games September 5, 2017

Nintendo: Mario 'Captures' Things In 'Super Mario Odyssey,' Not 'Possess' Them

Horrifically enough, Mario has been seen possessing things in 'Super Mario Odyssey,' including a Goomba, a T-Rex, and even a human being. However, Nintendo clarifies that he 'captures' them, not 'possess' them.

Video Games June 22, 2017

E3 2017: Mario, Pokémon, Zelda, And All The Announcements From Nintendo Direct

Going into E3 2017, Nintendo needed to keep up the momentum for the Switch after a successful launch back in March. The Nintendo Direct definitely delivered with news about Mario, Pokémon, Zelda, and more.

Video Games June 13, 2017

Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga Release For The Nintendo 3DS Could Happen Soon, Dataminer Says

A recent datamine suggests that Nintendo is bringing 'Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga' to the 3DS. But whether it’s going to be a souped-up version, a sequel, or a port, is up for speculation.

Video Games May 2, 2017

'Super Mario Odyssey': New 3D Mario Title Heading For Nintendo Switch

‘Super Mario Odyssey’ is the newest game to be released in the ‘Mario’ franchise and is set to be launched with the Nintendo Switch. Gaming enthusiasts will be looking forward to testing the newest Mario game on the block.

Video Games January 13, 2017

Unlike Nintendo, Sega Is All For Gamers Using Their Characters For Fan Projects

Sonic's official social media account is all for fan projects using Sega's mascot.

Video Games September 12, 2016

'DMCA's Sky' Is An Indie Developer's Answer To Nintendo's Takedown Of 'No Mario's Sky'

Nintendo has issued a takedown notice on yet another fan-developed game, 'No Mario's Sky.' However, unlike other developers, this one fired back with a 'new' game, 'DMCA's Sky.'

Video Games September 6, 2016

Nintendo Is Selling Nostalgia With 'Pokémon GO' And The Mini-NES, And It's Working Wonders

Nintendo is capitalizing on nostalgia in a brilliant way.

Video Games July 14, 2016

Nintendo Chooses 'Animal Crossing' And 'Fire Emblem' For The Smartphone Over 'Mario': Here's Why

Nintendo opts for 'Animal Crossing' and 'Fire Emblem' for smartphone games over popular titles like Mario. Nintendo's game release is expected towards year-end.

Video Games May 3, 2016

Live-Action 'Donkey Kong in Real Life' Makes An Arcade Classic Gritty

Mario is on a quest to save Peach, and it has never looked as real as this.

Geek April 27, 2016

New Line Of 'Nintendo Selects' Revealed, Includes Mario, Zelda And More

As the Wii U heads into its supposed final year as Nintendo's flagship console, it should come as no surprise that Nintendo's discounting some of the platforms biggest games.

Geek February 29, 2016

'Super Mario RPG' Is Coming To Wii U Virtual Console In Europe, Is North American Release Too Far Behind?

The classic RPG will be arriving for the Wii U in Europe just in time for Christmas.

Geek December 21, 2015

Mario Gets A LinkedIn Account, Looking For Employment

Did you know that Mario earned an Associate's Degree from Brooklyn College? This LinkedIn profile is brilliant.

Internet Culture December 15, 2015

The Lyrics To The 'Mario Bros.' Theme Song Are Not Very Good

Maybe they're better in the original Japanese? Hard to say.

Video Games December 2, 2015

Princess Peach's Castle From 'Super Mario 64' Has Been Masterfully Recreated In 'Minecraft'

The iconic castle from 'Super Mario 64' finds a new home in the blocky world of 'Minecraft.'

Geek November 16, 2015

Move Over Sonic: Mario Becomes The Star Of 'Sonic Generations' Thanks To Fan Mod

Nintendo's iconic plumber runs at never-before-seen speeds thanks to a mod for 'Sonic Generations.'

Geek November 2, 2015

Nintendo Games Will Probably Never Come To iOS: Thanks, Apple TV!

Apple TV has potentially killed any shred of hope that Nintendo Games will be available for iOS. Super Mario Bros. lovers may have to contend with the possibility that the game may never make its way to iOS users.

Video Games October 12, 2015

The 10 Weirdest Mario Villains

Everyone loves the classic Mario foes like Bowser and the goombas. But what about Vincent Van Gore or Snailicorn? Here are some of the weirdest villains from the Mario franchise.

Geek September 22, 2015

Here's The First Ever Commercial For 'Super Mario Bros.'

Over the weekend, classic video game 'Super Mario Bros.' turned 30 years old. In honor of this event, here's the first ever commercial promoting the game as it appeared in Japan.

Geek September 14, 2015

Nintendo's Latest YouTube Copyright Crackdown Is Destroying Entire Channels

Nintendo's never been great about YouTube, and it doesn't look like that'll change anytime soon: the publisher is now cracking down on speedrun and ROM hack videos.

Geek September 10, 2015

'Super Mario Bros. 3' Was Actually A Play, Miyamoto Confirms

The creator of 'Super Mario Bros.' confirms that the third entry in the franchise was all a show.

Geek September 10, 2015

6 Mario Games Nintendo Wants You To Forget About

Nintendo's mascot Mario is usually associated with quality entertainment, but as you'll see from the games below, that's not always the case.

Geek September 9, 2015

'Mario Kart' In 'Grand Theft Auto V' Replaces Green Shells With Molotov Cocktails

'Mario Kart' in the world of 'Grand Theft Auto' isn't exactly good, clean fun.

Geek September 8, 2015

All Amiibo Costumes For 'Super Mario Maker' Revealed

When 'Super Mario Maker' arrives later this week, all of Nintendo's Amiibo figures will be compatible, unlocking special pixelated costumes you can use. A video has surfaced showing every one.

Geek September 7, 2015

Somebody Went And Made A Bullet Hell Shooter In 'Super Mario Maker'

'Super Mario Maker' gives players the means to make the Mario level of their dreams...even if that dream involves a dizzying amount of projectiles.

Geek August 24, 2015

'Flappy Bird' Has Been Made With 'Super Mario Maker'

You knew it'd happen. 'Flappy Bird' has come to 'Super Mario Maker,' and the results look pretty stellar. Even better, the maker in question recorded the entire process on video.

Geek August 21, 2015

'Super Mario Maker's Start Screen Is Filled With Easter Eggs

Check out some of the fun Easter eggs hidden within the title screen of 'Super Mario Maker.'

Geek August 19, 2015

'Super Mario Maker' Has A Level That Was Made By Rayman's Creator

Legendary game developer Michel Ancel has made a level that will be included in 'Super Mario Maker.' Here's a look at Ancel showing how easy the game is to use.

Geek August 8, 2015

Forget 'Super Mario Maker': This Computer Designs Mario Levels By Watching YouTube Or Twitch

The Georgia Institute of Technology has developed an automatic-level maker that can design Mario levels by watching gameplay videos.

Video Games June 25, 2015

Speedrunner Finishing 'Super Mario World' In 23 Minutes While Blindfolded Is Completely Insane

If you thought finishing 'Super Mario World' in 23 minutes was hard enough, try doing it without being able to see the screen.

Geek June 23, 2015

E3 2015: Nintendo’s Amiibo Photo Gallery

While fans have been having a rough time getting their hands on Nintendo’s Amiibo figures, at E3 the company put some of the most impressive pieces out on display.

Geek June 18, 2015

Nintendo Confirms 'Super Mario Maker' Release Date, Announces New 'Mario Tennis' And 'Paper Jam' Games

Nintendo marks Mario's 30th anniversary with 'Super Mario Maker,' new 'Mario Tennis' game, and 'Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam.'

Video Games June 16, 2015

Cute Amiibo Costumes Coming To Cute 'Yoshi's Woolly World' Game: Nintendo

Good-Feel's upcoming 'Yoshi's Woolly World' is about to get even more adorable.

Video Games May 27, 2015

Nintendo Just Literally Hired Bowser As VP Of Sales

Nintendo's new VP of sales is Bowser, but not that Bowser. Well, not that we know of.

Geek May 20, 2015

Nintendo, Universal Partner To Set Up Theme Park Attractions: Nintendo Land, Here We Come!

Nintendo and Universal have announced a partnership that will see popular Nintendo characters and franchises being brought to life at Universal theme parks.

Deals May 8, 2015

Nintendo Says Sorry For Amiibo Shortage

Nintendo has apologized for its lack of supply for amiibo figurines, saying that it hopes to better keep up with the production of them in the future. The news shows how well the company has done with amiibo.

Video Games May 5, 2015

Nintendo Apologizes For Amiibo Shortages, Says Out-Of-Stock Figures Will Return

Nintendo is apologizing for being unable to meet fan demand for its Amiibo toy line by ramping up production and promising the return of out of stock figures.

Geek May 4, 2015

Nintendo Direct April 2015: All The Biggest Announcements In One Place

Check out all the biggest announcements from Nintendo's latest Nintendo Direct.

Geek April 2, 2015

9 Nintendo Games You Can Bet We'll See On Mobile Devices

Here are 9 Nintendo games you can bet we'll see on mobile devices as a result of last week's partnership between Nintendo and mobile game developer DeNA. Don't expect to play ports of classics like 'Super Mario World,' though; Nintendo pledged to make original games based on its established franchises.

Apps/Software March 23, 2015

Nintendo Celebrates Women's History Month With Samus, Bayonetta, And Toadette

Nintendo is celebrating Women's History Month by featuring seven of its female characters in Rosie the Riveter posters.

Geek March 19, 2015

Walmart Exclusive Golden Mario Amiibo Reportedly Delayed

If you've been waiting to snag a golden Mario Amiibo, you may have to wait just a little longer.

Geek March 11, 2015

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