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Shacknews Close-Up: GrandPOObear and the Power Glove

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 20, 2018 7:00am PDT

Earlier this week, David 'GrandPOOBear' Hunt ran through Super Mario Bros. 3 with the Power Glove. That seemed like as good a reason as any for Shacknews to reach out and chat with the man about speedrunning, his origins on Twitch, pro wrestling, and more.


"That is crazy, he probably has life ending Carpal tunnel syndrome now. "

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Shacknews Guys Die Quietly: Shack Plays Summer Games Done Quick 2018 Super Mario Maker Levels

By Ozzie Mejia, Jul 02, 2018 7:15pm PDT

After watching the Super Mario Maker blind relay race from Summer Games Done Quick on Saturday, Shacknews had a desire to try some of these levels out ourselves. Check out how we did.


Summer Games Done Quick 2018: Here are the Super Mario Maker Course IDs for Today's Blind Race

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 30, 2018 12:57pm PDT

Did you watch Summer Games Done Quick 2018's Super Mario Maker 3v3 Blind Level Race? Looking to play those courses for yourself? Shacknews has collected the Course IDs for Saturday's custom stages.


Super Mario Odyssey Datamine Uncovers Five Unreleased Costumes

By Brittany Vincent, May 14, 2018 2:15pm PDT

If you've ever wanted to see Mario dressed like Santa Claus, prepare to be amazed. 


Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Teases Mario Crossover Content

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 08, 2018 11:55am PST

Will Animal Crossing be setting up camp in the Mushroom Kingdom?


"I love this and cannot wait. I have a whole room in my house in Animal Crossing New Leaf filled ..."

- Galadriel07 see all 2 comments

What the New Mario Movie Can Learn From Mario RPGs

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 06, 2018 2:00pm PST

A lot has changed since Super Mario Bros. hit theaters in 1993. One of the biggest changes is that Mario has starred in a handful of RPGs. And there are some key elements from those RPGs that makers of the upcoming Illumination Mario movie may want to borrow.


"It worked for most of Wall-E. And Fantasia barely had any and it's one of the best animated ..."

- Darkarm66 see all 4 comments

SethBling Completes Super Mario World Speedrun in Less Than One Minute

By Asif Khan, Feb 05, 2018 2:15pm PST

Now You're Playing With Power, SethBling!



- harold.johnson see all 8 comments

Opinion: Mario and the Perils of Modern Video Game Movie Adaptations

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 01, 2018 2:00pm PST

Mario is about to give Hollywood another try, but the landscape for video game movie adaptations is much tougher to navigate than it was in 1993.


Mario Returns to Movies with 'Despicable Me' Studio

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 31, 2018 6:35pm PST

Over 25 years after one of the most infamous video game movies ever released, Mario is going back to Hollywood to redeem himself.


"That would break the elmo-mario who is canon now for some reason, instead of Captain Lou, the ..."

- RikiTiki2 see all 12 comments

Shacknews Best Nintendo Switch Exclusive of 2017: Super Mario Odyssey

By Kevin Tucker, Jan 01, 2018 2:00pm PST

Nothing says Nintendo quite like Mario, and the talented Italian's latest outing is his biggest yet.


Super Mario, It's A Cereal Now!

By Asif Khan, Nov 30, 2017 7:20am PST

Super Mario Cereal will feature Amiibo functionality.


"Good thing you can just take your Switch to the supermarket and scan the amiibo without having ..."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 17 comments

Super Mario Odyssey Jump-Rope Glitch Uses Talkatoo To Score 99,999

By Asif Khan, Nov 24, 2017 7:00am PST

A glitch discovered in the latest Mario game for Nintendo Switch is breaking the high score leaderboard.


"The leaderboard was ruined within days anyway. You could pretty trivially hit the score cap with ..."

- Zek see all 6 comments

Super Mario Odyssey Review: Cap-tain Marvelous

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 06, 2017 11:00am PST

It's still Mario's world. We're just along for the ride. Our review.


Super Mario Run Fails To Meet Nintendo's Expectations

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 31, 2017 2:00pm PDT

Despite hundreds of millions of downloads, Super Mario Run still hasn't garnered 'acceptable' profits.


"Yep, it’s my go-to game when I have a few minutes to kill. "

- zohar79 see all 19 comments

Top 10 Reasons Mario is No Longer a Plumber

By Greg Burke, Oct 27, 2017 5:20pm PDT

It's-a-him, Greg and he is here with a silly list to celebrate the launch of Super Mario Odyssey.


"I was proud of the content when Steve got the inside track on QuakeGL. I enjoyed reading the ..."

- ThomW see all 59 comments