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Nintendo Explains Wii U Online Features, Unboxes Console For The First Time

In just a short amount of time, Nintendo has become one of the more transparent members of the gaming industry. The company’s frequent Nintendo Direct live streams help to keep gamers informed on the latest developments with games and consoles. …

New Super Mario Bros. U Gets A Launch Trailer

The Wii U doesn’t come out until November 18, but Nintendo is finally kicking the console’s ad campaign into overdrive. We already saw the console’s ad that showed off a number of first-party titles, but separate games have not received …

America’s Wii U Ad Is Brought To You By Dubstep
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The Wii U comes out in just a few weeks and Nintendo needs to start convincing people that a new console is what they need this holiday season. Nintendo’s UK branch has already started airing an ad, but it leaves …

Super Mario Galaxy 2.5 Trailer Released

As PC gamers will tell you, mods for games are often more fun and creative than the original games themselves. Anyone who has installed the Macho Man Randy Savage dragon mod for Skyrim would have to agree. Most of the …

Super Mario Land Continues The Celebration Of All Things Mario This Week

Nintendo is continuing its Month of Mario promotion that was started last week to celebrate the impending launch of New Super Mario Bros. 2 for the 3DS. Last week saw the original Super Mario Bros. discounted to a lower price. …

Nintendo Kicks Off A Month Of Mario Starting Today

Mario is still probably the most recognizable chap in video games today. There are others like Master Chief, Kratos and Angry Birds, but everybody instantly knows who Mario is. That’s why Nintendo is kicking off The Month of Mario today …

Wario Makes His 3DS Debut During 8-Bit Summer
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The big news from the most recent Nintendo Direct show was the announcement of the 3DS XL, Nintendo’s newest handheld design. So, now that the 3DS XL has convinced you to buy the 3DS or some variation of it, what …

Nintendo 3Ms Art Pieces Save The Day

Mario Nintendo is know for a lot of things, but the one thing they are really famous for is introducing us to some of the most iconic characters in the video game universe. Donkey Kong, Simon Belmont, Link, Kirby. But …

Awesome Characters (And Coco) Made From Words

Have you every heard that saying that the pen is mightier than the sword? well, what if those words you wrote were used to make characters that kick serious butt? That is what we get with these new art pieces. …

Japanese Woodblock Art of Classic Video Game Characters
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This is an awesome collection from artist Jed Henry that takes classic video game characters and depicts them as subjects in the Japanese woodblock print style known as Ukiyo-e. The items are on display at the artists Facebook page, called …

Video Game Characters And Their Realistic Portraits
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What if your favorite video game character was real? I know this sounds weird, but when you put video game sensibility into real life, the majority of time it is an epic fail. The best example is the Super Mario …

Video Game Villain Super Group Rears Ugly Head
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Have you ever wondered what woud happen if some of the greatest video game villains teamed up to give the heroes a run for their money? I’m not talking Smash Bros. here, I’m talking a combination of power and resources …

Nintendo Announces A New Mario And Kirby Collection

There have always been a few things that you can count on from Nintendo. Mario and Kirby are definitely 2 of those things. Well now Nintendo has announced that they will be releasing New Super Mario Bros. 2 and a …

New Super Mario Bros. 2 Announced For 3DS
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Nintendo announced earlier this year that there would be a traditional 2D Mario platformer released for the 3DS later this year. Later, the company trademarked Super Mario Bros. 4 which led to wild speculation that the 3DS would be host …

Super Mario Bros. Is A Surrealist Masterpiece
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PBS has started a new YouTube channel called the Idea Channel. It’s described as “a PBS show that examines the connections between pop culture, technology and art.” This weeks topic: “Super Mario Brothers is the world’s greatest piece of surrealist …

Is Super Mario Secretly A Douchebag?

Appearing on the satirical website Cracked.com, a video appeared from their “After Hours” segment. In the segment they have a very ernest discussion about Mario and Bowser and about who truly is the bad guy. They bring up everything from …