Mario can now guide your route in Google Maps

It’s Mario Time! Beloved gaming character Mario is coming to Google Maps, thanks to a partnership between Google and Nintendo ahead of Mario Day, March 10. (MAR10…get it, Mario?) In additi

Nintendo announces raft of new and retro titles for Switch (plus new Mario outfits)

The Switch is getting a bevy of new games that should appeal to a broad variety of players, Nintendo announced today in one of its "Direct" videos. A new Mario Tennis game, updates to Odyssey, some cl

Mario Bear has come to save 2017

It’s been a long year – it feels like it actually spanned about 50, in fact. But now, at the end, some relief: Mario Bear. Yes, it’s just a bear from Build-A-Bear Workshop. And a ‘

Super Mario Odyssey is the US’s fastest-selling Mario of all time

Nintendo's having a good year, and it looks like the latest Mario is set to make it even better. Super Mario Odyssey is the fastest-selling Mario ever, in the U.S. at least, breezing past a million sa

Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aimé on the evolution of Super Mario Odyssey

From the outside, at least, Nintendo is a study in contradictions, at once devoted to the constant development of new gaming experiences, while remaining deferential and staunchly loyal to its past.

Super Mario Odyssey is a masterpiece of twists and turns

It's almost unnerving how good Nintendo is at its job — at least, when the wizards there choose to apply themselves. Super Mario Odyssey is a embarrassment of riches, never failing to surprise for h

Nintendo to release SNES-themed 3DS XL in the U.S.

Nintendo is going to ride the retro cash cow to the bank. The company recently announced an SNES-themed 3DS XL for Europe and apparently its coming to the States, too. The handheld is available for pr

Finding Andy Cunningham

A few weeks ago I stopped at a garage sale in Brooklyn and found a stack of Nintendo Power magazines. Nintendo Power, for the non-80s kids, was a magazine produced by Nintendo from 1988 to 2012. It wa

Nintendo and the limits of nostalgia

Can the world stand another Link adventure? Can it throw another blue shell? Hit the Rainbow Road for another lap? Catch ’em all again? If you’re a Nintendo exec I suspect you’re sta

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 T

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 fri

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 ai

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 c

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 smartph

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

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 <em>Paper Mario</em>? And <em>Super Mario Strikers</em> was pretty hard to love - but darn it if the litt

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

<img src="" />Not that this should shock any of you, but <a HREF="">Nintendo</a> has admitted t

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

<img src="" />Guess who turns 25 today? Super Mario, everyone's favorite Italian plumber from Brooklyn who, somehow, is as adept at baseba

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 a

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 perfo
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