Super Mario Series News


Mario is Missing Enemies: Which of Mario's Foes Deserve to be in Super Mario Maker

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 02, 2015 11:30am PDT

Super Mario Maker offers a staggering amount of tools and options for any player's custom level needs. But even with a multitude of toys to play with, some of Mario's foes haven't made it to the party. Which of Mario's bad guys deserve to join in on the fun?


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Super Mario Maker sells over 1M units worldwide with over 2.2M course created

By Daniel Perez, Sep 30, 2015 6:48am PDT

Nintendo has announced Super Mario Maker has sold over one million units worldwide and revealed over 2.2 million stages have been created and other impressive statistics.


"1 is less than half 2.2 million and doesn't seem very significant, just sayin'"

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Super Mario Maker SUP-tember video spotlights four courses worth downloading

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2015 1:45pm PDT

Finding good levels in Super Mario Maker can be tough, but the Nintendo Minute crew on Nintendo's YouTube channel has spotlighted four potential gems worth trying out.


Nintendo celebrates Mario's 30th anniversary with special behind-the-scenes video

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 14, 2015 9:45am PDT

Mario's official 30th anniversary was on Sunday and Nintendo celebrated the occasion with a very special behind-the-scenes look at the making of the original Super Mario Bros. and how the process has led to Super Mario Maker.


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Google recognizes Super Mario Bros. 30th anniversary with special Easter egg

By Daniel Perez, Sep 14, 2015 9:13am PDT

Super Mario Bros. is celebrating its 30th anniversary, and Google has decided to feautre a special Easter egg on its site in honor of its accomplishment.


Super Mario Maker 1.01 day one patch will address item unlocks

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 10, 2015 4:25pm PDT

While those that reviewed Super Mario Maker had to wait nine days to unlock all of the level editor's set pieces, it appears that Nintendo is about to release a day one patch that throws that idea out the window.


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Super Mario Maker - Surviving the 10 Mario Challenge

By Shack Staff, Aug 21, 2015 5:00pm PDT

Super Mario Maker goes beyond creating and playing custom levels. The game will also revolve challenges around custom stages and today, Shacknews is running through the 10 Mario Challenge.


Shack Reels: Hands-on with Super Mario Maker and... Skinny Mario

By Shack Staff, Aug 18, 2015 4:00pm PDT

Super Mario Maker is full of surprises, as Shacknews Showcase's Andrew Zucosky is finding out. Join him for a look at how to create levels, jump into the new game modes, and... witness something that probably should not be.


"That gets me thinking. I wonder if there's a limit to how large and labyrinthine you can make ..."

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SDCC 2015: How Super Mario Maker goes beyond custom masochism

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 10, 2015 11:00am PDT

Those that watched Super Mario Maker at the Nintendo World Championships saw what kind of insane stages the game is capable of creating. After going hands-on at San Diego Comic-Con, it's also evident that the game can deliver a lot more than that.


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The World Video Game Hall of Fame selects Mario, Pac-Man, Doom, and others in first induction

By Tad Huempfner, Jun 04, 2015 2:45pm PDT

The World Video Game Hall of Fame recognizes six genre-defining games for their inaugral selection.


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Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition coming to 3DS

By Daniel Perez, Jan 08, 2015 6:45am PST

Now you can enjoy Puzzle & Dragons from the comfort of your Nintendo 3DS this spring!


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Super Mario Bros. 3 now available on Wii U & 3DS

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 17, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Super Mario Bros 3 is now available on the Wii U and 3DS eShops for $4.99


"i wouldn't be surprised if this became a reality in the next year or so"

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2013 Game of the Year: Super Mario 3D World

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 22, 2014 10:00am PST

Created in Nintendo's vacuum, 3D World eschews modern gaming trends. It doesn't aspire to justify the medium to Hollywood types. Instead, it focuses on the singular goal of just being fun, gosh darn it.


"Oh, and M&L:Dream Team, and Lego City Undercover, and Pokemon. Hell of a list!"

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Super Mario 3D World review: the cat's pajamas

By Steve Watts, Nov 19, 2013 10:00am PST

Super Mario 3D World is launching alongside Zelda as Nintendo's volley in the midst of new console launches. Our review.


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Super Mario 3D World doesn't rule out more Galaxy, says Miyamoto

By Steve Watts, Nov 14, 2013 7:00am PST

Shigeru Miyamoto said in a recent Q&A that Super Mario 3D World doesn't mean no more Mario Galaxy games. The same team works on both, he says, and they can't make both at once.


"A new Metrtoid Prime would sell many Wii U's in an instant. Don't doubt that. Also, it's ..."

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