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Watch this guy building a game console into a cement Thwomp

I love watching stuff get made. Whether it's chocolate, chains, or sweet ninja swords, I always find it fascinating to see the step-by-step process that goes into making a finished product from a bunch of raw materials. In this video, Wes S...   read

 
 
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Mario Happy Meal toys coming to UK in January

Nintendo and McDonald's have a long history of cross promotion, and it appears that the fast food giant will soon be offering Mario toys with their Happy Meals, presumably to coincide with the release of Super Mario Run. Nintendo Everything...   read

 
 
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The many faces of Mario: A look at the man we don't even truly know

[How well do you know Mario? Just another innocent guy, trying to make a living with his everyday plumbing duties...right? NakedBigBoss see's things a little differently ~ JuIc3] We all know Mario, right? He's the most recognizable face in ...   read

 
 
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This overview video makes the case for Super Mario Maker 3DS

Nintendo is pushing out Super Mario Maker for 3DS right in time for the holidays, and while there's no doubt in my mind that it'll sell well as a portable Mario game, this version leaves a lot to be desired compared to its superior Wii U c...   read

 
 
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Run from snow with Mario in December

I know all of you have been waiting to hear this, so let me cut to the chase! Super Mario Run will be launching on December 15, 2016 for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. To get all six worlds, the game will cost $9.99. Along with pricing, N...   read

 
 
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Mario 64 has some deep lore regarding King Bob-omb

An image has begun circulating the interwebs regarding the fate of one King Bob-omb, the first boss and first star on the very first level of Super Mario 64. King Bob-omb resides on the top of the mountain in Bob-omb Battlefield, requiring ...   read

 
 
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Review: Mario Party: Star Rush

Mario Party: Star Rush let me experience something special that is hard to find these days: I got to watch a friend play their first Mario Party while getting console-throwing enraged. I haven't laughed that hard in a long time, so for...   read

 
 
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Nintendo unleashes more nostalgia with NES Classic manuals

[Header courtesy of Retro Protection] Tomorrow marks the release of the NES Classic console and most people are probably not going to find it in stores. Pre-orders have been sold out for months and popularity has been at an all-time high fo...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker might have amiibo compatibility after all

When Super Mario Maker for 3DS was revealed, Nintendo was quick to note that it would not contain Mystery Mushroom support. It uh...won't have a full online level browser either. So it'll not have two of the biggest features of the game -- ...   read

 
 
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Hidden, 16-year-old Paper Mario messages expose the existential crisis of NPCs

What happens when you, loyal Toad, are a cog in a created world, existing only to abet the Hero (Mario, now paper) in their journey? And what happens when obsessive glitch masters like Stryder7x "log skip" to enter your neighborhood before...   read

 
 


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Super Mario Run won't be entirely 'free-to-play'

During a recent financial presentation this past week, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima discussed the pricing structure for the upcoming mobile game Super Mario Run. While no concrete figure was given, Kimishima did mention that gamers ...   read

 
 
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More like Mario Kart 8 million: Here are the Wii U and 3DS best-sellers

Nintendo might not want to tell us how much its new Switch console will cost, but it is starting to close the book on the Wii U and its dedicated handhelds by announcing the top-selling Wii U and 3DS games. These figures are through Septemb...   read

 
 
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Challenge medals make a decent case for Super Mario Maker on 3DS

Those of you who missed the joy and torment of Super Mario Maker because you don't own a Wii U will have much more of an incentive to look at December's 3DS port. It's a comparatively lesser version, given that you won't be able to share y...   read

 
 
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You will never collect this Super Mario 64 coin

Friends, I know our culture of conspicuous consumption and wealth hoarding encourage us to collect all of the coins, but, alas, you will not be able to collect this coin. At least not without hacking like some sort of Russian. The gist is ...   read

 
 
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New 3DS XL goes lime green for this Super Mario World bundle

Are there any other colors left for Nintendo to explore with its handheld gaming systems? This latest New 3DS XL bundle, an Amazon exclusive at least here in the States, is lime green. I feel like that's a love-it-or-hate-it color choice (i...   read

 
 
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Mario! Pikachu! Fusion, ha!

What would happen if Mario and Pikachu did the fusion dance? No, this isn't some deviantart contest, but if it were Nintendo would claim all the entries considering it and the Pokémon Company have teamed up create an official mo...   read

 
 
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It seems like a lot of people want to play Mario's iOS debut

The "we don't want to go into the mobile market" publisher Nintendo has made a giant push in the mobile market post Wii U drought, with its partnering with DeNA for Miitomo and now, a fully fledged iOS game in Super Mario Run. Whi...   read

 
 
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Review: Super Mario Adventures

In 1992, I was three years old. Apparently, some of you old farts were reading Nintendo Power at that time and were treated to installments of Super Mario Adventures. The magazine ran a chapter of the story each month of the year, and now t...   read

 
 
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Review: Paper Mario: Color Splash

I need to apologize in advance for what you're about to read. I'm about to gush about a game. I'm going to gush hard. I'm going to gush about its graphics, about its music, about its humor and about all the improvements it made over Pa...   read

 
 
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Miyamoto once said Mario is 24 or 25 and what's even real anymore?

Come to think of it, I've never before tried to guess Mario's age specifically. Have you? I've always considered him to be in some vague late-30s or early-40s gray area, if not older, going off the 1993 Super Mario Bros. film. That's a wide...   read

 
 
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PC platformers and pixels of the past

If you grew up playing games in the late '80s or early '90s, you remember that Mario dominated the discussion on playgrounds and after school. By some estimates, Nintendo controlled up to 90% of the home console market, and it's no wonder t...   read

 
 
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20-year-old Japanese Mario 64 interview finally gets translated

I find it hard to believe that 20 years have passed since the release of Super Mario 64. I was only eight years old and I remember being completely blown away with the graphics. The 3D was so new, utilized so well, and it gave me such a sen...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker is also skipping 3D support on 3DS

With the knowledge that the 3DS port of Super Mario Maker won't let creators upload their levels online (they're just sharable locally), this latest omission -- a lack of 3D support -- feels insignificant. That said, I know some people can ...   read

 
 
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Mario and Luigi's long-lost father appears

It's been thirty years since the NES launched in the U.S., and all that time we've not known a whole lot about the Mario Brothers' home life. The closest we've gotten was in incidental scenes in the Paper Mario and other RPG serie...   read

 
 
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Nintendo talks amiibo smartphone functionality, is 'looking into it'

I can recall a lot of "we aren't interested in smartphones" talk from Nintendo in the last five years or so, but now they're going full steam ahead with projects like Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem mobile, and Super Mario Run. The inf...   read

 
 
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