[Update: Seconds after posting, someone bought it. What are the cool kids saying these days? "Shaking my head"?]
After starting my morning off with a cup of iced tea, I noticed a nonchalant tweet by eBay in regards to the gol... read
Oh hey it's that Gold Mario amiibo!
Nintendo has confirmed to Destructoid that it will indeed be a Walmart exclusive, and will be sold on March 20 at $12.99. It will be available at 3,000 stores, so it's likely going to be ea... read
[Ed. note: El Great Burcho published this on February 2007. It's one of our Golden favorites.]
No, I'm not being ironic, or corny, or funny. Neither am I drunk, stoned, nor under the influence of outside forces requiring me t... read
Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition, the exciting new collaboration between Nintendo and GungHo Online, is coming west this May and I really couldn't be more excited. As a longtime "Pazudora" addict, it's somethi... read
What do you do if you're a die-hard amiibo fiend and you hate Walmart? Well, what if you hate Walmart so much you boycott it? Time to throw away those morals and standards because it looks like your favorite box store might be getting an exclusive amiibo -- a golden Mario.
Thanks to this picture snapped by a fan, the signage says it all: Only at Walmart.
Your move, hippies. read
A lot of folks were surprised at last fall's amiibo launch, and how scarce some of the figures were. They shouldn't have been; Nintendo gave them a heads-up almost 11 years ago.
The intro for the Game Boy Advance's Mario vs. Donkey Kong shows even the famed ape unable to get his hands on these elusive collectibles. Damn you, Mario Toy Company! This has been your intention all along! read
Have you ever pushed through an annoying sequence without realizing that you were in fact "playing it wrong" and failing to grasp a concept or mechanic? I am guilty of this, but I'm struggling to think of an example newer tha... read
Rejoice, amiibo fans who may have missed out on Rosalina! It looks like Nintendo's Japanese Mario Party 10 landing site may have just confirmed another run of the figure.
Going on a tip from a reader, it appears as if th... read
I've only had canned coffee a few times in my life, notably during big industry trade shows when I needed a quick boost of energy. The experience...wasn't great. But I'd probably enjoy it more if Mario characters were ad... read
I always enjoy PBS Digital's Game/Show as a source for smart commentary on the culture surrounding games. The whole videogame thing must be good for views, because the first episode of newest show Space Time! is all abo... read
Artist Jason Lupas has posted a few updates on his Tumblr recently that are decidedly videogame related, and they're pretty awesome.
They're both homages to Shadow of the Colossus, one of which features a Mario themed ma... read
There's a lot of hullabaloo around the secret, newly discovered but unannounced gold and silver Mario in the Super Mario amiibo line, but remember the regular Super Mario is temporarily exclusive to the Mario Party 10&nb... read
If amiibo have been hard to come by before, it looks like we're in for a whole new kind of scarcity. CPSIA certificates from Nintendo revealed a previously unknown amiibo in the Super Mario line of toys, silver and ... read
Here's a photo for your nightmare file. It's '80s versions of Wil Wheaton and Jason Bateman kickin' it with possibly the worst version of Mario that Nintendo marketing could ever dream of.
According to the "article," Wheaton ... read
Mario Party 10 is getting its own line of amiibo, lest Nintendo not have multiple $13 red plumber toys to peddle. Amazon put up listings for Peach, Yoshi, Bowser, Luigi, and Toad. Every one excep... read
Glitches, man. Glitches be crazy.
Take, for example, this one in Super Mario World, as executed by YouTuber SethBling. Thanks to what can only be described as witchcraft, the magician man manages to warp to th... read
In the film Grizzly Man, director Werner Herzog layers his own thoughts on life, death, and everything in between over footage of ill-fated bear enthusiast Timothy Treadwell. I kept getting Grizzly Man flashbacks while watch... read
It was announced last week that Mario Party 10 would be getting its own amiibo line. The good news is that every existing character in said sub-series (Peach, Yoshi, Bowser, Luigi, and Mario) would be interchangeable wit... read
The newest entry in the Mario vs. Donkey Kong series, Tipping Stars, will arrive on both the 3DS and Wii U on March 5. Good news, right?
Well Nintendo has even better news, as it seems like the publisher is finally start... read
Nintendo has elaborated a bit on its partnership with the Puzzle & Dragons team, as well as the localization information for this year. Puzzle & Dragons Z and the new Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition will be bundled together for 3DS.
The Mario version will have a traditional world map feature. It will arrive in May 2015. read
First, a quick thank you to Destructoid reader lunarwhale for bringing this Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels speedrun to my attention. I naively thought I'd watch a minute or two, tops, right before going to bed, but ended... read
"This is what happens when a very sadistic person gets ahold of a level editor."
Some of us get a huge kick out of watching strangers overcome the odds in near-impossible games, and as far as those go, Kaizo Mario World (or ... read
The Awesome Games Done Quick conventions are always full of memorable highlights for the gaming community. Timeless classics cleared with mind-blowing proficiency. What's not to love about that?
Speedrunner mitchflowerpower ... read
While the Super Mario 64 HD fan project has been in the works for a while, it's all coming together as of recently. Multiple fans are hard at work on the game, and you can get a glimpse at the art style and gameplay abo... read
My first waking thought this morning was "What if the next Wii U Mario game stars Peach, Daisy, Rosalina and Toadette as they giant sentient broccoli people who reluctantly eat children because they are nutritious?" The ... read
In an interview with the Associated Press, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto spoke about several topics, including sold-out amiibo figures, the future of Mario, and next year's open-world Zelda.
On missing exclusive in-game content... read
"Them's some good kitty jumps," Destructoid's managing editor Jordan Devore enthusiastically proclaimed before mandating this video be posted despite it being two years old.
You're the boss, Jordan. You're the boss. read
As shown at tonight's Game Awards, Mario Maker is still in the works for a 2015 release and good lord does it look insane. Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto introduced new footage of the Wii U title and several of the user-created... read
Toadally sufficient for puzzle enthusiasts From the moment I played the Captain Toad minigame in Super Mario 3D World, I thought to myself "this would make a great downloadable title." It seems as if Nintendo can hear my thoughts, because it did just that.
Priced at a... read feature
The arcade port from Hell In a cramped beachside arcade, sandwiched between Galaga and Mortal Kombat 3, sits my white whale. It's surrounded by restaurants, a roller coaster, churro vendors, and a carousel, this sad little Super Mario Bros. arcade cab... read feature
There is a whole genre of comedy dedicated to uncomfortable emotions about Dads. Pierre's Doo Dah Doo Doo rap is one example. That's doesn't mean there isn't plenty of room in the internet's heart for honest, not-weird affec... read