Super Mario Series News


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.


"It's still bizarre to me that Nintendo has actually entered the internet era. Seems they've been ..."

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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.


"Ozzie Are you aware that the original Nintendo console had game editing/level design as a ..."

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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.


"Guess I'm thinking uo/eq would be there instead of wow. All blizzard does is rip off ideas. ..."

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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!


"hmmm....with this and nintendo licensing zelda to dynasty warriors......i wonder if we'll start ..."

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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.


"Oh, it's brilliant, you say? And the new Zelda, too? Well imagine that. Never count Nintendo ..."

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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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New Super Mario 3D World trailer shows off new ways to play

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 13, 2013 12:45pm PST

There's only so much we can say about Super Mario 3D World due to review embargoes and such. But Nintendo isn't obligated to keep their mouths...


"Thats what I did. I canceled my PS4 and Xbone orders and got a WiiU and my gf loves it. "

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Super Mario 3D World includes bonus Luigi-themed retro game

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 08, 2013 4:00pm PST

The Year of Luigi is coming to an end. But Nintendo has yet one more bonus to celebrate Luigi's leaner, greener brother. The upcoming Super Mario...


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Play Super Mario 3D World at Pottery Barn right now

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 04, 2013 6:00pm PST

Want to see first-hand why we're so enchanted by Super Mario 3D World? Then you best head to a Pottery Barn. Seriously.


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How HD graphics helped inspire gameplay in Super Mario 3D World

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 24, 2013 1:00pm PDT

"Now that we're able to have graphics in HD, this is allowing us to express some different ideas that we really haven't done before," Super Mario 3D World's director said.


"I'm glad to see divorce mode is making a return. Also, you wouldn't want any newcomers to ..."

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