Super Mario Series News


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 ..."

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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!



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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. "

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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 ..."

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Nintendo Celebrates Super Mario Odyssey Release With 8-Bit Mario iOS Sticker Pack

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 27, 2017 3:00pm PDT

Two bucks buys plenty of old-school charm for users to share with their friends.


Super Mario Odyssey Complete Strategy Guide

By David Craddock, Oct 27, 2017 12:00pm PDT

Get tips, locations of power moons, and more in our complete strategy guide for Super Mario Odyssey.


Super Mario Odyssey Tops 2017 Games Sales On Amazon Before Launch

By Charles Singletary, Oct 26, 2017 12:35pm PDT

Nintendo has the top 3 spots for individual games locked up with first-party exclusives for now.


"Nintendo doesn't recognize Shacknews as a legit site or what!? HOW DARE THEY!"

- ThatsBriskBaby see all 2 comments

Shackcast Episode 009: We're Mad at Nintender and VR is Not Dead

By Asif Khan, Oct 21, 2017 9:45am PDT

The conversation gets a bit heated when Asif explains why Shacknews still doesn't have a review copy of Mario Odyssey. Please understand.


"Im in Japan so it was slightly more expensive than the states. It did arrive in 4 days though!"

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NWC 2017 Super Mario Maker Course Now on Wii U

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 17, 2017 12:15pm PDT

Anyone that watched the Super Mario Maker stage of the Nintendo World Championships 2017 is now welcome to try that stage out for themselves on the Wii U version of the game.


"I had completely forgotten that they did these, I will have to check it out."

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