Super Mario Series News


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.


"Yeah fuck this rehashed Nintendo shit, I'm gonna go play some fresh hotness like the new Call of ..."

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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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Super Mario 3D World video shows off brand new power-ups

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 23, 2013 6:30am PDT

Sure, this six minute video of Super Mario 3D World is in Japanese. But Mario games are so instantly enjoyable, you won't have any trouble understanding what's going on.


"My most anticipated game this year. My Xbone One will stay in box for few days."

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Super Mario 3D World preview: cherry fun

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 01, 2013 7:45am PDT

Super Mario 3D World proves that one should never doubt Nintendo Tokyo, the team responsible for the best-in-class Galaxy games.


"I can't tell if the gameplay trailer looked infuriating or amazing. Makes me want a wiiu ..."

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Nintendo dates 2013 holiday games for Wii U and 3DS

By Steve Watts, Aug 28, 2013 9:30am PDT

Nintendo has announced release dates for Super Mario 3D World, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze.


"Man, I hate the idea of digital, only because I don't trust most of these companies to continue ..."

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Nintendo defends rapid release of new Mario games

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 27, 2013 11:30am PDT

Mario games used to be big events. Six years separated Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine. Four years separated Gamecube's lone Mario game with New Super Mario Bros for Wii. And now, we're on track to have three Mario games in two years. Has Nintendo diluted the brand?


"Right? I'll always go back to Nintendo no matter what. Sure they use the same damn characters ..."

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For casual players, Nabbit steals the show in New Super Luigi U

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 26, 2013 11:00am PDT

New Super Luigi U's Nabbit promised to make Mario platforming a little easier for casual players. Let's put that theory to the test.


"When I was 6 years old I had to learn Mario the hard way. That is the only way to learn. Still, ..."

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