Super Mario

Mario creator demonstrates Super Mario Run gameplay in new video

The original creator of Mario shows us how easy it is to play Nintendo’s first smartphone game, Super Mario Run.

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Nintendo is coming to iPhones with Super Mario Run for iOS devices

Two more beloved Nintendo series to also appear on Apple devices soon after.

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No Mario’s Sky fan game combines summer’s biggest release with Mario gameplay, but for how long?

Planet-hopping platformer’s infinite levels likely to disappear from the Internet very soon.

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After turning into Mario, Japan’s prime minster gets turned into an awesome pixel art GIF

Journey from Tokyo to Rio de Janeiro recreated in the style of Nintendo’s classic games

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Japan’s Prime Minister came out of a pipe dressed as Mario at Rio’s closing ceremony!

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stunned the world at the Rio Olympics closing ceremony with a cosplay performance dressed as Mario.

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Hamster clears Mario level, earns maximum points for cuteness

Watch this clever hamster smash her way through the game, complete with an adorable detour down the pipe.

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Nintendo announces awesome mini NES loaded with 30 games that attaches directly to your TV

Super Mario Bros. 3, Mega Man 2, Metroid, and Final Fantasy all included in save state-equipped device.

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A major Nintendo Developer Tool update means it’s on like Donkey Kong for indie developers!

If you’ve ever been frustrated by a small mushroom man telling you for the 7th time that the person you’re looking for is in another castle, this news is for you!

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Hello Kitty joins Mario Maker, may possibly break Japanese-ness level-measuring equipment 【Video】

Arrival of Kitty-chan and fellow Sanrio character My Melody is the most Japanese thing since schoolgirl outfit Pikachu.

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30 things that come to mind replaying the original Super Mario Bros.

Seriously, Hammer Bros., we hate you so, so much,

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We know it’s hard, Super Mario fans, but please resist the urge to punch this Tokyo Station sign

Every day, thousands of commuters and tourists passing through Tokyo Station have to fight against decades’ worth of video game-developed conditioned responses.

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Just how much do you love Super Mario? Enough to buy a $700 sweater?

Luxury designer brand Moschino has come out with a line of Super Mario apparel and accessories, but the prices may make you think twice!

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You can now sing the Super Mario Bros. theme at karaoke boxes in Japan

Sure, you’ve played Super Mario, but have you ever sung Super Mario?

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Nintendo’s Super Mario becomes Super Jerk thanks to figure defect

Recently, we’ve been seeing what appear to be cracks in Nintendo’s outer image as a smiley, pure-hearted, “I’m OK, you’re OK” kind of company. First, we saw that the company’s official Line account is still holding a grudge against Sony for the industry-changing success of its PlayStation console. Now, some fans have found that their new figures of presumable nice guys Mario and Luigi reveal the Nintendo stars to be smirking, gloating jerks.

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Super Mario Maker level recreates intense Vocaloid hit with carefully positioned music blocks

Nintendo fans have been hard at work these past few weeks churning out all kinds of creative levels in Super Mario Maker for the Wii U. Even if you don’t have a copy of the game yourself, if you’re a fan of Mario you’ve no doubt had fun watching videos showcasing the mad-cap levels people have come up with and the rages of gamers trying to beat the hardest courses.

The level we’re showcasing today, however, focuses on not what an insanely tricky course looks like, but what you can do with music in the game by bringing Vocaloid into the Mario world.

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Think you’re a “super player”? Test your gaming habits against this Nintendo relic from the 80s

A rare legal video game document was unearthed recently by a Twitter user which outlines the eight laws that true “super players” must follow to be certified as such by the makers of the Japanese Super Mario Bros. 2, still known to this day as one of the most difficult games ever made.

However, like many constitutions this was made during different times and might not apply too well to modern life or in this case modern gaming. Still, if you want to see if you’re a true old-school super player take a look at the eight articles you must adhere to.

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Tower Records celebrates Super Mario Bros.’ 30th anniversary with cafe and sale

It’s hard to believe it’s been 30 years since Nintendo first unveiled Super Mario Bros. on the original Japanese NES, or Famicon as it’s known in Japan. With over 200 games and counting, Super Mario has become the best selling video game franchise of all time. We’ve seen the video game icon get sucked into the Mushroom Kingdom to save Princess Peach on countless occasions, and become a legendary go-kart racer and sports athlete, as recapped here.

Mario’s been used to sell everything from Mercedes to Converse, and this time, to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the industry-changing Super Mario Bros. video game, Tower Records is teaming up with Mario for a special limited edition cafe and summer sale at participating stores.

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Enjoy the taste of 1-UP and invincibility stars with new Lotte Super Mario gum

Joining in the 30th anniversary celebrations for the Super Mario Bros. video game series is popular Japanese gum brand Fit’s. Thanks to this unique collaboration, we’ll now be able to chew our way into the game with the awesome-sounding tastes of “Mario’s Invincibility Star flavour” and “Luigi’s Infinite UP flavour“.

So what does invincibility and an unlimited 1-UP taste like? And what type of gorgeous inside packaging do we have to look forward to? We check out the details ahead of this much-anticipated release.

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Mario World: The awesome Nintendo-themed apartment you can rent for your next short stay in Tokyo

One of the great things about services like Airbnb, which help travelers and independent lodging owners find each other, is that they let guests find exactly the type of accommodations they want. For example, you might not have any need for the business center or room service of a traditional hotel. Maybe your personal checklist instead includes laundry facilities, a kitchen, and a full complement of awesome Super Mario interior accents.

If so, this short-term apartment in Tokyo is just the place for your next stay in the capital.

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Check out this incredible stop-motion Super Mario video featuring Luigi and some cool bead art

It’s incredible what you can do with some beads, a camera, and a whole lot of talent, as we discovered when we first watched this incredible stop-motion video. In it, Super Mario Bros‘ pint-sized hero Luigi progresses through the “bedroom” level, traversing pipes and stomping on enemies before coming face-to-face with the final boss.

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