Luigi is rockin' it hardcore! The upcoming New Super Mario Bros. U expansion, New Super Luigi U, is ready to drop on eShop on June 20 for $19.99. Not only that, there will be a special standalone disc, which doesn't require y... more
Uggggh... a new Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympics is coming to the Wii U. Why am I not surprised?
The game will take place in Sochi, Russia, the site of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, and will use a combination of Wii ... more
New Yoshi's Island for the 3DS! New Yoshi's Island for the 3DS! Oh my God, you guys! Iwata dropped the bomb.
From the footage and screens, this new Yoshi's Island sequel will use all the same abilities as in past installments... more
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has shared new information about the upcoming Mario & Luigi sequel for 3DS. The story finds our heroes on Pi'illo Island, where Peach mysteriously gets sucked into Luigi's Dream World. To ... more
I heartily enjoy smartphone gaming, but it's hard to defend mobile distribution platforms when shameless rip-offs that steal characters and assets wholesale from other, more popular games can find find shelf space without an... more
Did you guys get a chance to check out "The Game Over Tinies" in brentalfloss the comic? Once again, co-writers brentalfloss and Dan Roth and artist Andrew Dobson created an abecedarian comic of videogame character deaths -- ... more
A couple weeks back, brentalfloss the comic began an arc parodying the dark comedy children's book The Gashlycrumb Tinies -- that book's author, Edward Gorey, is the subject of today's Google Doodle, by the by. Anyway, "The G... more
8bit Ego artist Josh Summana, who recently shared a time-lapse video of his killer Donkey Kong painting, has clued me into a new piece as part of his "Heroes" line. If you haven't already, do check out his "Villains" line as... more
The "Ear of Luigi" continues!
This summer, a new entry in the Mario & Luigi RPG series will head towards the 3DS. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team will put the green second banana into the limelight, as Mario will be invadin... more
In the fashion world, "retro" is in. I should know because I am a fashionista because I've been playing a lot of Style Savvy: Trendsetters on the 3DS, so I'm up on my sh*t. You couldn't be a more fashionable guy than me.
So w... more
Superfans of brentalfloss might be aware that he has his own self-titled webcomic. He doesn't draw it -- doodles are provided by one Andrew Dobson -- but he co-writes along with series creator Dan Roth. And whenever there's a... more
["Mario Kart Underground" by El-Cid]
If you bought a 3DS or a 3DS XL during this past week, thinking you were scoring a good deal, I hope you held on to that receipt.
htz from Cheap Ass Gamer has learned that a blue 3DS XL bu... more
Since its announcement, we seen a small trickling of the new game types in Nintendo Land. The latest is Mario Chase, a Mario themed game of tag where players have to chase after Mario. Player one is Mario, and with a ten seco... more
Growing up I could just never get into role-playing games at all. I enjoy them now, but for the longest time I would steer clear of the genre, with the one exception being any of the Mario related RPGs. I still consider Supe... more
Have you ever gone into a Target or a Spencer Gifts, seen those gamer-themed boxers, and wondered (A) why such high fashion has to be concealed by pants and (B) why girls don't receive similar treatment? Maybe you haven't, bu... more
I can't hear the word "Mobius" without thinking about Sonic SatAM and Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog. Buried underneath those are memories from elementary school when we were introduced to the Mobius strip, a seemingly mag... more
This trailer has me feeling much better about New Super Mario Bros. U. Not that I was feeling great about it before. There are things to be excited about, like the new modes (Boost Rush and Challenge), Flying Squirrel Mario,... more
During tonight's Nintendo Wii U Launch presentation for the Japanese audience, the console manufacturer revealed the first two first-party titles for the new console, which will be available when the system releases in the La... more
Well damn, son! I didn't think you'd be able to top Operation: Guts Man Edition, but lo and behold, I am spellbound by Hungry Hungry Koopas!
Donald "Kodykoala" Kennedy has worked wonders once again by taking a classic board g... more
I've never been too fond of "realistic" Mario fan art. I do appreciate the artists' interpretation of the source material, don't get me wrong. It's just that such artwork tends to bring out silly commenters who think Mario's ... more
Good news, bad news time. The bad news is that Bob Hoskins, famed English actor who starred in such films as The Long Good Friday, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Hook, and the notorious Super Mario Bros., was recently diagnosed wit... more
With a less than day left before the debut of New Super Mario Bros. 2 in Japan, the last gasp of screens and artwork are making their way in. Showcasing a bit of the multiplayer and a brilliant rainbow themed level, the ... more
Accompanying the fast approaching release of the Nintendo 3DS XL, New Super Mario Bros. 2 aims to bring the simple, joyous fun of its DS predecessor on the new hardware.
If you played the original New Super Mario Bros. then y... more
[Update #2: Kit Sovereign is the artist responsible behind the Super Mario 64-themed poster. Check out the rest of his collection on his deviantART page!]
[Update: And it looks like the Super Metroid poster is for sale! Thank... more
Besides being ALL ABOUT THE COINS, it seems as if Nintendo is going to offer you something for pre-ordering New Super Mario Bros. 2 -- specifically, a off-colored gold coin 3DS cartridge case. In light of this news, it's als... more
For all the hours I've wasted capturing my absolutely asinine screen shots for use in Destructoid headers, it would have to be one straight from Nintendo to steal the show. I can give up now. I've been beat.
This N... more
I adore the Paper Mario series, and the new one looks awesome for the 3DS. Nintendo just briefly described Paper Mario: Sticker Star, which adds a focus on stickers. There are stickers everywhere, and players need to collect ... more
A Mario fish tank: great idea or greatest idea?
Inside this 55-galloon tank is an abridged recreation of level 1-1 from Super Mario Bros. Mario, the enemies, and all the bricks are LEGO pieces, painted over, then sealed with... more
Check out this Mario Paint artwork by RuiZinen. This is the real deal, folks, done with the real deal Mario Paint mouse, and not with some beefed up PC version. All the images you see in this video are digital camera sn... more
Straight from tonight's Nintendo Direct stream comes New Super Mario Bros. 2, available this August for 3DS. Mario appears to have a gold transformation of sorts, and the Raccoon Leaf makes a PROPER return, as in Mario can actually use it to FLY. Take that, 3D Land!
This is just the first bit of news from the stream. Expect more throughout the night and possibly tomorrow. more
Are you ready? I mean it, seriously. I don't think you're ready for this one, but here we go anyway!
Freelance artist Bill Mudron makes a lot of prints of his artwork and puts them up for sale. The store contains quite a few ... more
I said, "Daaaaamn, son!"
In November 2011, LEGO hobbyist Julius von Brunk began construction of a Super Mario Bros. 3 airship, the realization of a dream he's had ever since playing the original NES game way back in the day. ... more
Disney's Wreck-It Ralph, on track for a November release, has already caught my eye thanks to its premise. A lot of films have poorly dealt with videogames as the main subject matter, but if any studio can pull it off, it is ... more
For Mario's 25th anniversary, Converse teamed up with Nintendo to release some Super Mario Bros.-themed Chuck Taylors. Personally, I thought they were too tacky, as though someone just slapped on a bunch of stickers and calle... more
Dtoid's custom figure guru Kodykoala has a dirty mind. Look at this Dr. Mario-inspired piece and tell me it isn't the opening scene to every nurse fantasy porno ever. Mario has a thing for pancake butt, apparently.
This statu... more
Fan craftsman Juno makes a lot of classy custom videogame jewelry, from Triforce earrings to a Metroid pendant. None of them are for sale, however, so you can only admire them from afar.
His latest concoction is a 14k gold St... more
Super Mario 3D Land is a hybrid sort of affair that has beautifully merged the gameplay style of a 3D Mario game into the style of an old school Mario-like adventure. The levels are open, open enough to make it see... more
Super Mario 3D Land brings back the Tanooki Suit? Pfffft, whatev. It's a gimped version that doesn't let you turn into a statue or even fly. What's this about the P-Wing, though?
According to the back of the Japanese game pac... more
I've always loved the Paper Mario series. Brilliant writing, turn-based combat with a fun twist, and tons of adorable characters all come together to create some pretty amazing experiences.
When I heard that the series was co... more
I don't know about you, but I'm ready for a new Mario Kart. I don't necessarily need 3D, but I'm glad this one one is portable, as I got a lot of mileage out of Mario Kart DS back in the day.
In this new batch you'll see the ... more
It's no secret that I love the Paper Mario series. And it's no secret that when the 3DS was announced at last year's E3, the game I wanted the most on it was the new Paper Mario.
Sadly, a year later, still no word o... more
Reggie Fils Aime, the head of Nintendo of America, has just announced Mario 3D for the 3DS, claiming that it is the first 3D Mario game created from scratch for portable systems. This is part of a big push to re-introduce man... more
Every year at E3, I become obsessed with a game and manage to post approximately 7,000 stories about it in the short span of a week. This E3 that game is Super Mario Galaxy 2.First there was the grand reveal of the stunning t... more
I'm super excited that Mario & Luigi 3: Bowswer's Inside Story is on its way. I've been dying to play it since the first content started appearing to promote the Japanese release. I would have imported but the moonspeak a... more
Just before the event began, we ran into Miyamoto's kid and hung out with him for a little bit. Despite the harsh humid weather of tropical South Florida (one girl from the PR agency reported showering 5 times a day) the ... more