• Nintendo Offers Smartphone App Porting Tool, But Should Be Porting Its Content To Phones Instead

    Nintendo Offers Smartphone App Porting Tool, But Should Be Porting Its Content To Phones Instead

    Nintendo is trying to get people to buy the new Wii U, but it just isn’t working, according to recent sales numbers. Now, the Japanese gaming giant is hoping that helping developers port their smartphone content to the home gaming console with conversion software will help entice buyers, according to the Japan Times. Read More

  • Nintendo Promises More Titles For Wii U Including New Zelda, Mario Games

    Nintendo Promises More Titles For Wii U Including New Zelda, Mario Games

    Nintendo has a lot to announce this morning, including an app for its Miiverse platform, as well as some fan-favorite game titles that will be available on the Wii U platform in the coming months. By the time E3 rolls around, in mid-June, the Wii U will support two new Zelda games, as well as new Super Mario and Mario Kart titles. Nintendo announced the Wii U back in June, offering a new level… Read More

  • Review: Super Mario 3D Land For The 3DS

    Review: Super Mario 3D Land For The 3DS

    It’s not hard to love Mario. He’s had his ups and downs – what, for example, was the deal with Paper Mario? And Super Mario Strikers was pretty hard to love – but darn it if the little guy doesn’t keep coming back for more and keeps you, at the very least, entertained. Super Mario 3D Land is the latest in the Mario saga. The story is fairly typical –… Read More

  • Miyamoto: Yes, I'm Making A Mario For The 3DS

    Not that this should shock any of you, but Nintendo has admitted that it’s working on a new, proper Mario game for the 3DS. So says the mighty Shigeru Miyamoto, who was recently profiled in the New Yorker. This is most welcome news, yes. Read More

  • Be Sure To Wish Super Mario A Happy 25th Birthday Today

    Guess who turns 25 today? Super Mario, everyone’s favorite Italian plumber from Brooklyn who, somehow, is as adept at baseball, soccer, and tennis as he is at stomping on Bowser’s shell. Have I done any research on the subject? No, but the Guardian has, thank goodness, and I will more than happily link to their handiwork. Read More

  • Two DIY guitars make it easy to start your N3RDCOR3 band

    I got my Millenium Falcon six-string
    Bought it down on Tatooine
    Played ’til my fingers bled
    It was summer of ’69 Me and some guys from school
    Had a Band and we tried real hard
    Mario quit and Chewie got married
    I shoulda’ known we’d never get far Read More

  • Bug in Super Smash Bros. Melee unlocks da CRAAAAW Deep within the 2001 GameCube game Super Smash Bros. Melee lurks a hidden playable character – the game’s boss, Master Hand. By performing a deft controller maneuver that essentially tricks the game into grabbing Master Hand’s player data before it is overwritten (watch the video), you can flick characters off the screen… Read More

  • MarioMarathon 3, a Mario-fest for charity, is happening now Streaming by Ustream.TV Some dudes in Lafayette, Indiana are going to play 800 levels of Mario, from SMB to Super Mario Sunshine. Last year they spent 96 hours playing and this year should be even more impressive. You can watch them go to it right here and you can Donate to Child’s Play right here as they fight through the magical land of… Read More

  • Sneak Peek: Super Mario Galaxy 2

    If you enjoyed taking your favorite Italian plumber into space the first time around, you’ll have even more fun with the sequel. Scheduled to be released May 23rd, Super Mario Galaxy 2 is anything but a rehash of the original. Nintendo was kind enough to give us a demo of some of the new goodies you can expect. You know, if you’re into that sort of thing. Read More

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