Mario

  • Super Mario Run’s Android release date is March 23

    Super Mario Run’s Android release date is March 23

    Super Mario Run is officially making its way to Android, as Nintendo promised what seems like so long ago. The company has now revealed an exact date for Mario’s Android debut: March 23. That’s this Thursday, in case you’re bad at math or don’t have a calendar handy. Read More

  • Super Mario Run is a hopeful glimpse of Nintendo’s mobile ambitions

    Super Mario Run is a hopeful glimpse of Nintendo’s mobile ambitions

    There’s unrest in the Mushroom Kingdom once again. It’s a familiar story… Princess Peach just trying to live her life. Baking cakes, throwing parties. She sends an invite over to her old friend Mario, a friend and confident and sometime savior, only to be once again menaced by an unrepentant recidivist, a flame-haired reptilian antagonist who hovers in on his Koopa Clown… Read More

  • Romain Jerome Creates A Watch For True Mario Fans

    Romain Jerome Creates A Watch For True Mario Fans

    Do you like Nintendo? Do you have $19,000? I think we found you a watch. The Romain Jerome Super Mario Bros. the watchmaker’s take on good old Mario and his mushroom-induced adventures and is aimed at collectors who aren’t afraid to drop twenty grand on nostalgia. The watch is RJ’s third arcade-themed piece and joins his Pac Man watch as well as his Space Invaders piece. Read More

  • Super Mario Brothers Infiltrate Google Search Results With An Addictive Easter Egg

    Super Mario Brothers Infiltrate Google Search Results With An Addictive Easter Egg

    The Nintendo game Super Mario Brothers is the cornerstone of a lot of our respective childhoods. I remember playing that game for hours upon hours, and I even have an original Nintendo sitting in my closet. One day, my kids will ask how we played with such crappy controllers and boxy graphics. But it was ours. Read More

  • 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

    http://www.gametrailers.com/remote_wrap.php?mid=701341 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

    http://www.ustream.tv/flash/live/1/222459Live 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

  • Sad: Captain Lou Albano, who played Mario in The Super Mario Bros. Super Show, has died

    I am so sorry, you guys. I was AFK yesterday, and no one else on Team CG thought it was important to bring you this sad news: Captain Lou Albano, who you may remember as Mario from The Super Mario Bros. Super Show, passed away yesterday. He was 76. Read More

  • Who is the greatest game hero? You decide!

    Two game characters enter, one game character leaves. In the ultimate face off, gamers get to vote for their favorite gaming hero of all time. The current match up (as of this moment) is Mario vs. Gordon Freeman. Read More

  • It's AI Mario!

    Devin posted the first AI Mario run last night and now there’s a longer – and better – one. This one even includes an exciting techno beat in the background which means someone out there dragged an MP3 into Movie Maker. Read More

  • The Mario family tree

    I doubt that many of us knew just how vast the Mario family tree was. This infograph, made by a dedicated gamer, clearly shows the 28 year history of the brand. Yes, the graph really isn’t really in true family tree format, but as the creator points out, it’s just a video game and it works just fine the way it’s currently displayed. Read More

  • Video: Live action Super Mario Bros. on India's Got Talent

    I don’t know if this is more talent or imagination, but it’s fun to watch either way. Read More

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