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Mario made an appearance at the actual Olympic Games

Earlier this afternoon, I was joking with my roommate about the closing ceremony for the Rio Olympics that took place this evening. I told him with the summer games heading to Tokyo next, Mario should be in the portion of the show where the...   read

 
 
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Balrog 1, Olympics 0

I had me some asthma as a kid. Nothing too major. I was able to run, jump, and play sports as kids are wont to do. But I did land in the emergency room twice with a case of not being able to breathe (both times triggered by a severe onset o...   read

 
 

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Japanese Olympian got a $5,000 bill playing Pokemon Go in Brazil

There are two reasons I don't play Pokemon Go: 1) I can't afford a phone with more storage space and 2) I can't afford to keep my data turned on all the time. It ain't easy being broke as fuck. The latter came up and bit Japanese gymnast Ko...   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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Video Game Olympics

Video game Olympics are now a thing, and they're built on a not-great premise

When many of the world's best athletes are in Rio de Janeiro for this summer's Olympics, many of the world's best eSports athletes will be there too. At this week's London Games Festival, the eGames were announced -- ostensibly an Olympics ...   read

 
 
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Mario & Sonic

Mario & Sonic at the Rio Olympics coming to Wii U this June

We've known Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is debuting on Nintendo 3DS on March 18 for a while now, but a specific launch date for the Wii U version has been up in the air. Until today, anyway. As part of today's Ninte...   read

 
 
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Live show: The 2014 Winter Mash Olympics

[Mash Tactics airs Monday through Friday at 4p.m. Pacific on Dtoid.TV. Watch Rick 'King Foom' Olson play a variety of games, each day with its own theme. With a heavy focus on community and viewer interaction, you can be as much a...   read

 
 
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Review: Mario & Sonic at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games

The prospect of Mario and Sonic appearing side by side in the same videogame was once a near-unthinkable fantasy. But it happened. Thanks to the demise of Sega's console business, the bitter rivals eventually put aside their differences and...   read

 
 
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Mario & Sonic

Nintendo Direct: Wii U Mario & Sonic at the Olympics

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 Remote Plus and...   read

 
 
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You're too slow! Sonic's at the Olympics in StH #242

Uhhhhhhhh... what? An Olympics tie-in? Now? Over two months since the Summer Games ended? I never thought I'd see the day when Sonic the Hedgehog was actually late for something! If it wasn't obvious, Archie Sonic the Hedgehog #242 is an ad...   read

 
 


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It's time to compete in the Destructoid Retrolympics!

I can’t throw a javelin. Well, I guess I technically can. But I can’t throw a javelin very well. Not even close to the level of one of the incredible athletes in the Olympic Games. In fact, I can’t do anything as well as t...   read

 
 
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Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games dated

I love it when I'm able to show my creative headline-writing skills. See that final word up there? Yup, all me. Sega has announced the Wii release date for Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games: November 15 in North America, a...   read

 
 
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E3: Mario & Sonic visit the London Olympics in CG trailer

Somehow, the IOC lets Mario, Sonic, and their friends skip the qualifiers for the Olympics every two years. So once again, Sega is developing an Olympic sports minigame collection whose mascot crossover might have been cool if the year wer...   read

 
 
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Quick hands-on with Mario & Sonic 2012 Olympic Games

Mario, Sonic and all their respective friends and enemies are back again in the mini-game collection based on the Olympic Games. There will be around 30 new events in the package plus some returning events from Mario & Sonic at the Olym...   read

 
 
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Dtoid (the show): Kinected Dead Space Vs. Rising Epic Trejo

We went back to the old format for this episode, and went through as much news as possible. I'm surprised that I was actually able to speak some words, as I'd been up for over 24 hours with almost no sleep. I blame you, awesome Epic Mickey...   read

 
 
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Sega nabs the Olympics publishing rights again, this time for Winter Games 2010

First Sonic and friends meet up with Mario and his pals in Beijing last year. I wonder who they'll compete against in Vancouver in 2010. Sony next? Mario and PaRappa? Piposaru?Once again, Sega has been granted the sole game rights to the Ol...   read

 
 
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Potential Olympian hockey team uses Wii to train

Aside from their daily training regimen, the UK team currently training for the Olympic men's hockey qualifying tournament in Chile have been told to practice on Nintendo Wii sports games to improve the hockey abilities.EADT tells us that ...   read

 
 
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Mario and Sonic, seriously

In case you missed this mornings announcement or are still rubbing your eyes and patting your stomach simultaneously in disbelief, Mario and Sonic at the Olympics is NOT a joke (not an intentional one, at least). Sega doesn't even take...   read

 
 


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