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"Mario Royale" Creator Receives Cease & Desist From Nintendo

“Mario Royale” Creator Receives Cease & Desist From Nintendo

Like all good Nintendo parody objects, Mario Royale may be going away sometime soon, so you might want to jump in and play the game. InfernoPlus, the makers behind the game, quickly changed all of the art and logos behind the game to DMCA Royale, but it still retains much of the Super Mario Bros. […]

Super Mario Maker 2 European and Japan Pre-Orders Get a Stylus

Super Mario Maker 2 European and Japan Pre-Orders Get a Stylus

People buying Super Mario Maker 2 on pre-order in Europe and Japan are going to be getting a special surprise to make the game a little easier to play. The company promoted special versions of the game that could be ordered on the European Twitter feed this past week, which included a Limited Edition bundle […]

Nintendo Announces Super Mario Maker 2 Release For June 2019

Nintendo Announces Super Mario Maker 2 Release For June 2019

Well, that was quick! Nintendo officially announced this evening that Super Mario Maker 2 will be coming out a lot sooner than expected. The game will be released for the Nintendo Switch on June 28th, a lot soon than many expected as it will be coming out just a couple weeks after E3 2019 happens. […]

Everyone's Freaking Out The Goombas Now Have Arms

Everyone’s Freaking Out The Goombas Now Have Arms

Nintendo just added another weird wrinkle in the canon of Super Mario Bros. lore as it appears goombas now have arms that we’ve just never seen. After decades of assuming the creatures were basically just triangle-shaped heads with a pair of feet, a new photo has appeared online that completely defies everything we’ve known about […]

High End Mario and Yoshi Statue Coming in 2020 From First 4 Figures

Mario and his best pal Yoshi have a pretty cool statue coming…kinda soon from First 4 Figures. The $500 statue stands at 19 inches tall and is made of resin. It features Mario and Yoshi in their familiar pose with the plumber on his back. They are posed on a familiar grass covered stone platform […]

New York Toy Fair: 60+ Pics From the Good Smile Company Booth

Good Smile Company has really stepped their game up these past few years, and this year was no exception. This may have been the biggest booth I have ever seen them with at any show, and it was packed with awesomeness. The with a focus on multiple licenses like Marvel, Disney, Overwatch, Nintendo, and numerous […]

A Sealed Copy of Super Mario Bros. Sells For Over $100k

An interesting way to spend $100k, as an original copy of Super Mario Bros. for the Nintendo Entertainment System sold for $100,150 this week. A group of collectors got together on February 6th and plunked down the cash to purchase what is basically an untouched version still in plastic and sealed away in a case. The buyers include […]

Illumination ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Animated Film Looking at 2022 Release

Last year, it was confirmed by Shigeru Miyamoto that Nintendo and animation studio Illumination were partnering up to create a new Super Mario Bros. film. According to a new report from Game Informer, Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa revealed during today’s financial briefing an expected release date for the animated feature film. “The development of animated film based on Super […]

Review: Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia

Dark Horse Books has one more Nintendo video game tome they released back in 2018, as the company produced the Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia. Technically, the entire title of this gigantic book is Super Mario Encyclopedia: The Official Guide to the First 30 Years, which at the time it was announces was to be an overview […]

Mario’s Namesake, Mario Segale, Passes Away at Age 84

Today, Mario Segale, a real estate developer in Washington has passed away at age 84. To some, that name may not ring a bell, but gaming historians know it well. Segale was the inspiration for the name Mario, as in Mario from Donkey Kong who would eventually take the world by storm as one of the […]

What’s in the Box?!: Loot Gaming – August 2018

The last of the subscription boxes waiting for us at our door when we got back from PAX West was the August box from Loot Gaming. So what does this month’s box have for us? Let’s take a peek inside and see. Starting with the pin, this month’s theme for the box is Teamwork, and […]

What’s in the Box?!: Geek Fuel EXP Vol. 2

It’s been a couple months since Geek Fuel rebranded their boxes and created their new EXP version. This month we got Vol. 2 on our doorstep. Technically we got it near the end of August as we were preparing to go to PAX, so we didn’t get a chance to dive into it until we […]

Nintendo Confirms New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe for the Switch

  The rumors were true, at least as far as New Super Mario Bros. U goes. Nintendo confirmed in tonight’s stream that the Switch is getting an updated version of New Super Mario Bros. U much like it did with Mario Kart 8, complete with the same naming convention. Additionally, the rumors also got the DLC news correct, as New […]

More Details on the Rumored New Super Mario Bros. U Switch Port

We reported earlier today that has gathered information from multiple sources inside Nintendo Europe about a Switch port of New Super Mario Bros. U, and it seems further details have come to light that didn’t make it into our earlier report. From IGN’s coverage of the port: Comic Book reports multiple sources, who are purportedly “linked with Nintendo,” […]

Someone Created the First Level of Super Mario Bros. in Fortnite

I think there are a few creative milestones in every game the community must do, and today, we get to see a classic come to Fortnite. I think almost every game on the planet that has a sandbox or level creator option has had the first level of Super Mario Bros. on the NES made […]

Quenching My Thirst Retro Style With the Nintendo Cartridge Canteen

Another fun item we managed to pick up from the ThinkGeek booth over at PAX East was an interesting officially licensed Nintendo product I never thought I’d see them brand as they produced a Cartridge Canteen. To be clear, I’ve seen this product before in different forms as other companies have created knock-off versions that […]

Apparently, Mario is a Plumber Again, Says Nintendo

One of the best and worst things about the internet is that people notice everything. So when a company decides to double-back on a stance, you hear about it! Which is the case with Nintendo who decided to change Mario’s biography yet again and confirm he was once a plumber. In one of the stupidest video game […]

What’s In The Box?! Loot Gaming – February 2018

Probably one of the more awkward shaped boxes we’ve received from Loot Crate, this week we received the February subscription box from Loot Gaming ready for us to review. The last time we got an oddly-shaped box it contained a pretty nice Funko figure inside, so we couldn’t wait to crank this one open and […]

Shigeru Miyamoto Reveals Why Illumination Is Making The Mario Movie

In case you’ve been wondering why Nintendo decided to go with Illumination as the company to make the Super Mario Bros. movie, you’re in luck, because Shigeru Miyamoto was kind enough to answer that very question during an investors meeting. Below is a translated response from a phone call on February 1st where someone asked Miyamoto how […]