Super Mario Series News


Shigeru Miyamoto's t-shirt from The Tonight Show may hold a clue to the next Mario game

By David Craddock, Dec 09, 2016 12:42pm PST

The Mario creator is a living, breathing ARG.


"Clearly the next game will be based on the works of Akira Kurosawa. Mario, your princess is in ..."

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Report: Nintendo NX will have a Zelda, Mario, and Pokemon game within six months of release

By Daniel Perez, Aug 04, 2016 7:11am PDT

A new report claims we should expect a new Mario and Pokemon game in addition to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.


"I'm tired/burned out on playing the same marios and zeldas from last console and the last one ..."

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Changing the System: How Nintendo 64 revolutionized 3D game design

By David Craddock, Jun 23, 2016 4:15pm PDT

Shacknews celebrates the 20th anniversary of Nintendo's 64-bit machine by looking back on the good, the bad, and the blurry.


"Great article! I really do believe that when you combine GLQuake and the N64, which both came ..."

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E3 2016: Nintendo working on a 'new kind of Mario'

By John Keefer, Jun 16, 2016 3:05pm PDT

When Miyamoto-san talks, people listen.



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Super Mario jumps his way to Minecraft: Wii U Edition for free next week

By Daniel Perez, May 09, 2016 6:43am PDT



"That texture pack and world look really cool. I hope someone figures out a way to get that to ..."

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Civil War: Video Games Edition

By Cassidee Moser, May 06, 2016 1:30pm PDT

In honor of Marvel's grand super fight event, let's imagine if a similar situation caused a rift within key video game franchises. 


Super Mario Maker hides behind Statue Mario tonight

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 03, 2016 9:54pm PST

Hot on the heels of today's Nintendo Direct, a new Super Mario Maker event course has been uploaded and today's costume should look familiar to anyone that's played Super Mario Bros. 3.


Super Mario Maker update adds new items, bookmarks, and more on Dec. 21

By Daniel Perez, Dec 17, 2015 6:30am PST

The Fire Koopa Clown Car is by far our favorite new item within this update.


"Woohoo! Those p-switch enabled doors are going to fun. Just in time for my Christmas vacation. "

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Super Mario Galaxy for Wii U rated by ESRB

By Daniel Perez, Dec 14, 2015 6:29am PST

Could we be seeing a holiday release of Super Mario Galaxy on Wii U?


"sweet! I played the hell out of the SMG2 Wii U release... probably will with this one too"

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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?


"While Mario Maker is fantastic, there really is a lot they could add. There is a whole Reddit ..."

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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.


"Heavy props to Serpico74 for helping put this together! Great job, friend!"

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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.


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

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