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I love Paper Mario: Color Splash's sense of style

Nintendo has taken the Paper Mario series in a light-adventure direction that, as a fan of the original N64 game and its superb sequel The Thousand-Year Door, I'm not especially enthused about. That said, I have to appreciate the papercraf...   read

 
 
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Snacktoid

Those Mario flavors at Yogurtland are delizzle, fo shizzle

I'm always hesitant when it comes to my favorite video game characters ending up in food and drinks. In my younger days, I threw caution to the wind and threw just about anything and everything directly into my mouth. Sadly, those years of ...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker is getting Splatoon's Squid Sisters next week

Nintendo hasn't even hinted at when we'll see the end of Super Mario Maker, but the end of Splatoon is nigh. It'll kick off with a massive series of events in July, which will bring the last Splatfest, a concert, more amiibo, and now, ...   read

 
 
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How high is Super Mario RPG on your personal all-time ranking list?

So, Super Mario RPG was re-released on Wii U yesterday, and I feel like I have to talk about it. As a kid, I had no idea what I was getting into at first. As a seemingly innocuous Mario game developed by Squaresoft, even the intro...   read

 
 
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Super Mario RPG

Play Super Mario RPG on your Wii U now

Here's some news that's sweeter than a glass of Kerokero Cola or a handful of Rock Candy: Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars is coming to Wii U eShop tomorrow via Virtual Console. There's a lot of love for that game around thes...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker

Super Mario Maker fansite aims to put Nintendo's official level finder to shame

When it comes to costumes, Nintendo's support for Super Mario Maker is unwavering. But bigger issues, like expanding its level search system, or adding major objects like slopes, keep piling up. Thankfully the Mario community rose...   read

 
 
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Fans aren't quite done yet with unique Super Mario Maker ideas

I only go back to Super Mario Maker every so often (a few more game themes, and the use of costumes in any theme but the 8-bit rendition would help), but when I do, I usually come across some new magical thing that the community has fi...   read

 
 
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Mario

Miyamoto: Expect a 'new kind of Mario,' possibly at E3 next year

With just Zelda making a big splash at E3 this year, Nintendo has been noticeably quiet on most fronts, but that might not be the case in 2017.  Speaking to IGN, Shigeru Miyamoto noted that, "We're always challenging ourselve...   read

 
 
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Paper Mario: Color Splash draws ire of Nintendo fans, looks alright

As I talked about yesterday, Paper Mario: Color Splash hasn't been very well received by the Nintendo community. You all shared your own reasons, and Nintendo's YouTube channel currently has more dislikes than likes on both showcase vi...   read

 
 
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Mario amiibo

PSA: A few of the new Mario amiibo might be rare

We are long past the era of "unicorn" or "impossible to find" amiibo. Taking a look at recent releases, Roy, a GameStop exclusive, was available for over a month before he temporarily went out of stock, and was re-listed again. Timmy and To...   read

 
 


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Paper Mario: Color Splash

Paper Mario: Color Splash will be released on October 7

I feel like the new Paper Mario is being put out to pasture a bit. I mean, maybe not, but I don't know many people who are even aware of Color Splash's existence, and when I tell them "hey, there's a new Paper Mario game comi...   read

 
 
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Mario Party Star Rush

Mario Party Star Rush unceremoniously announced for 3DS at E3

Buried beneath the announcement of the new Zelda and its accompanying amiibo, Nintendo also let us know that a new Mario Party is on the way. What?It's called Mario Party Star Rush, and will launch on November 4 on 3DS. That's pre...   read

 
 
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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is getting its own amiibo line, more Mario figures on the way

[Update: Nintendo showed off some new amiibo footage in their Zelda stream. According to Nintendo of America's Bill Trinen, Link is "exploring alone," and based on his wording, Wolf Link seems to be the only companion availab...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Bros

Super Mario Bros. director wanted Danny DeVito as Mario, original script was darker

At this point we all know the Super Mario Bros. film was a disaster. But learning just how that magnificent implosion took place bit by bit over the years is fascinating. For one, famed character actor Bob Hoskins was not the first choice f...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker has hit peak cross-branding: Shaun The Sheep costume incoming

So uh, yeah. Nintendo has announced that by way of an event course called "Shaun's Mossy Mole Mischief," Shaun the Sheep, of television, movie, and Wallace & Gromit fame, will be hitting Super Mario Maker tomorrow. He comes complete wit...   read

 
 
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The horror

After all these years Shy Guy's face has finally been revealed

Have you ever wondered what was under the Shy Guys' masks from the Super Mario Bros. series? I have. I care more about what these guys look like than even what is hiding  underneath Master Chief's helmet [Spoilers: He is a chisele...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker

Super Mario Maker just got a small quality of life patch

Although it's been a while since we've gotten a hefty Super Mario Maker update (outside of the random 8-bit cameo), Nintendo has been regularly patching the game to ensure that it's up to code. That includes the recent 1.43 update, that all...   read

 
 
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Mario

Ha, the new Mario Minecraft pack is causing copyright issues on YouTube

As we all know, Nintendo is very protective of its intellectual property, and that extends to YouTube. While just about any studio is willing to allow streamers and YouTubers to monetize their games, Nintendo will adamantly file copyright c...   read

 
 
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The Minecraft Mario Mash-Up Pack is out now on Wii U

Although it was announced over a week ago the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack wasn't quite ready to go for Minecraft Wii U. But as of last night Mojang and Nintendo flipped the appropriate switches, and the free update is now live for do...   read

 
 
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It's nice to see the Ice Climbers again

Coming off of Babymetal (what a lively comment thread that was!), it makes sense Nintendo would go with something more familiar for the next Super Mario Maker costume. The Ice Climbers? Why, sure! We haven't seen that dynamic duo in a whil...   read

 
 
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Nintendo kicks

Vans is making Nintendo shoes

Shoes are the exact kind of vapid fad that Nintendo tends to avoid with its properties, but given the ancient company's recent Miitomo app and general effort to get its franchises onto cellphones worldwide, it seems nothing is sacred anymor...   read

 
 
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Someone used a dance pad to clear Champion's Road in Super Mario 3D World

After hundreds of attempts, Twitch streamer PeekingBoo has bested Champion's Road, the big eff-you obstacle-course level of Super Mario 3D World, with his trusty dance pad. Over the past year, he's beaten entire games with the unconvention...   read

 
 
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Bowser has quite the rhythmic gymnastics routine

No, we aren't having a mass fever dream -- that really is Bowser dancing with his rhythmic gymnastics clubs for a minute and a half. And gracefully, I might add. Look at the Koopa go! This is the first time in a long time that I haven't sh...   read

 
 
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Even Babymetal is teaming up with Mario Maker

The metal idol group Babymetal is coming to Super Mario Maker as a character costume, which is something I should probably find strange, but don't -- not after the pigeon, Barbara the Bat, and Chitoge Kirisaki. Nintendo has gone to unexpec...   read

 
 
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Square's Super Mario RPG pitch: Mario with a sword on horseback

I regretfully have not played Super Mario RPG, but I have a feeling it wouldn't be so revered as a classic had Nintendo followed Square's initial pitch, which included Mario riding a horse, wearing a cape, and holding a sword. It'd just be...   read

 
 
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Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I was home alone for 6 spent over 4 of them playing Megaman Battle Network 5, rather than trying to take a nap or anything else That doesnt sound like much, until you mention the fact that Ive only owned the game for 9

 
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I drove all the way to Massachusetts to a friends new Wanted to play some Wii U Smash I left power cord in New FFFFFUUUUUUUU

 
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And now my display driver keeps locking up and messing up my Windows 10 is a fucking

 
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Pixie The Fairy

I cant help but feel its high time Nintendo moved past the 1994/96 designs of Donkey Kong and most of the Mushroom All thier other IPs vary visually, but DKs original design looks better than his DKC one

 
homeoftheblues

Its I definitely wont look at the leaked footage and I really cant recommend anyone else does either, only because its been worked on for a few years and I wouldnt want to spoil it right before its I can see why some would

 
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Whats everyone playing this weekend? Ive got Stories going on PS4, and still laboring away on Trails of Cold Steel on 16 brought me to chapter 2, and it is still introducing new

 

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