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The best Nintendo Switch games

  The Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling video game console of the current generation thanks to its utility as a portable device. The Switch also boasts a number of exclusive titles, including games from the "Pokémon," "Super Mario," "Animal Crossing," and "Legend of Zelda" franchises. Below, we've put together a list of must-have games for the Switch, and some additional recommendations if you've already picked up these hit titles. The Nintendo Switch is the world's fastest-selling video...
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Nintendo & LEGO Reveal LEGO Super Mario Product Line!

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Nintendo & LEGO reveal LEGO Super Mario product line! After announcing their partnership earlier this year, the LEGO Group and Nintendo have revealed the full product portfolio for the upcoming LEGO Super Mario experience, offering fans a reinvention on the way they interact with Super Mario in the physical and digital world! Some first look images can be viewed in the gallery below along with the sizzle reel in the player above it! RELATED: Nintendo and LEGO Announces P...
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Here’s the full lineup of Lego Super Mario sets, due out August 1

Back in March, Nintendo and Lego teamed up to reveal one of the most delightful bits of colorful ephemera in an otherwise overwhelmingly bleak time. Lego Super Mario continues to be one thing worth looking forward to, through it all for the young and nostalgia-inclined old alike. And thankfully you only have to hang tight a couple more months to get it. Today, the childhood staples revealed the full rundown of sets. The list includes the already announced Starter Course, along with 10 expans...
Tags: Gaming, Tech, Lego, House, Nintendo, Mario, Super Mario, Bowser, Power Power, Mushroom Kingdom, Lego Super Mario, Yoshi King Boo

Lego's Super Mario Is Perfect If You Suck at the Video Games

Approximately 40,000 years ago, back in March when time still had meaning, Lego and Nintendo made nerds weep with joy when the companies announced their first collaboration: a high-tech Super Mario that lets you build real-life video game levels for out of Lego bricks. A real-life Mario Maker, if you will. Since then,…Read more...
Tags: Toys, Science, Lego, Nintendo, Super Mario, Mario Maker, Lego Super Mario

The 9 best video games for parents and kids to play together this Father's Day

  Playing video games can help parents build stronger relationships with their kids and introduce the family to a new shared hobby. Below, we've selected some of the best video games for families to play together on Father's Day and year-round. Video games have become a generational hobby that parents and kids can share, and what better occasion to get together and play than a family holiday like Father's Day? Sharing a game can help families learn how to work better together, improving coop...
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Lego's Super Mario Is Getting a Bunch of Costume Upgrades Including a Cat Suit

Lego and Nintendo have been slowly trickling out sneak peeks of their upcoming playsets, including expansion packs and an ever-growing collection of buildable levels. Today Nintendo also revealed that Mario himself can also be upgraded through four different Power-Up Packs giving the hero new costumes and new…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Gaming, Toys, Science, Video Games, Lego, Nintendo, Mario, Super Mario

Beyond Emulation: the Massive Effort To Reverse-Engineer N64 Source Code

Slashdot reader thereitis shares a report from Ars Technica that "delves into the reversing community's efforts to produce usable C source code from N64 game binaries." Here's an excerpt: Early this week, with little warning, the Internet was graced with a Windows executable containing a fully playable PC port of Super Mario 64. Far from being just a usual emulated ROM, this self-contained program enables features like automatic scaling to any screen resolution, and players are already experimen...
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Super Mario 64 Smoke Effect Bugged for 20 Years

People digging through the code of the cherished Super Mario 64 have happened upon an astounding discovery as the game’s smoke effect has apparently been bugged since launch, something that went unknown for over 20 years. According to those online, a (rather old) Super Mario 64 code decompilation has allowed experts and novices alike to […]
Tags: Games, Technology, Bugs, Errors, Mario, Anime, Retro, Super Mario, Comparison, Nintendo 64

Here's a delightful ska medley of the Super Mario Otherworld music

Jeremy Hunter A.K.A. Ska Tune Network is on a mission to make ska covers of everything. No exceptions. Like the Borg, ska will assimilate all. The latest — victim? Beneficiary? — of their quest is SUPER MARIO: OTHERWORLD, a popular ROM hack of the original Super Mario World for Super Nintendo. And this time, they has steel drums to help them. None of us safe from the groovy smiles they'll inflict upon us. Just remember: All games depict Super Mario as Mario's regular usual form.
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Nintendo is Making 3D Mario Remasters For His 35th Anniversary

The Super Mario series is turning 35 this year, and Nintendo has big plans for the plumber's birthday. From a report: That includes updating and bringing back most of his games for Nintendo Switch, according to a report from Video Games Chronicle. Eurogamer is backing up that report, and GamesBeat can as well. The core of the report is that Nintendo originally planned to focus on Mario's 35th anniversary at E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo) in Los Angeles in June. But organizers canceled th...
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Your favorite Super Mario games are getting remastered for the Nintendo Switch, according to new reports (NTDOY)

Super Mario is nearly old enough to run for US president — the iconic Italian-American plumber turns 35 this September. To celebrate, Nintendo is apparently remastering "most of Super Mario's 35-year back catalog," according to a new report from VGC. That history includes some Nintendo's most iconic games: "Super Mario World" for Super Nintendo, "Super Mario 64" for Nintendo 64, and "Super Mario Galaxy" for Nintendo Wii, among others. The Super Mario games getting the remaster treatment are "S...
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Adorable Animated Super Mario Chain Chomp Toy Will Help You Practice Safe Social Distancing

If you’ve played the various iterations of games like Super Mario and Mario Kart over the years, you’ve undoubtedly found yourself at the dangerous end of a Chain Chomp more than once. The character can be a terrifying baddie to stumble across in a game, but in real life it’s the most adorable way to keep other people…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Gaming, Toys, Science, Video Games, Tech, Mario Kart, Super Mario, Consumer Tech, Chain Chomp

Penguins with 100-Point Seasons

Few NHL franchises have been blessed with success like the Pittsburgh Penguins on both the individual and team levels. The Penguins have seen several Hall of Famers and five Stanley Cups throughout their history. Since the team’s inception prior to the 1967-68 NHL season, 12 different skaters have racked up 100 or more points in a single campaign, totaling 34 individual 100-point seasons. Pierre Larouche & Jean Pronovost First 100-Point Seasons in Penguins History Larou...
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Cat enjoys playing Super Mario

This cat sure appears to be having a fun time. “I swear he can read,” says the cat's human, IMGURian @morelike. Make sure to unmute! I swear he can read... (with sound) [via]
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It's a-me, Mario's retirement plan!

Instead of watching your stocks go up and down right now like a terrifying roller coaster, let's see what some Certified Financial Planners have to say about investment planning for a plumber-turned-jumping-pan-dimensional-warrior. Public Domain Image via Pexels
Tags: Video, News, Retirement, Investments, Financial Planning, Mario, Super Mario, Mario Bros

Nintendo and LEGO Announces Partnership for LEGO Super Mario

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Nintendo and LEGO announces partnership for LEGO Super Mario Nintendo and the LEGO Group have officially announced that they are teaming up to launch a brand new interactive play experience called LEGO Super Mario as they bring the world of iconic video game character Super Mario to life in the form of LEGO bricks. The two iconic companies’ latest collaboration is set to make its debut later this year. The announcement also came with the released of a new promo video for...
Tags: Toys, Video, Games, Movies, Lego, Nintendo, Mario, Warner Bros, Super Mario, Shigeru Miyamoto, Lego Group, Nintendo Co Ltd, Video Game News, Takashi Tezuka, Mario Nintendo, Julia Goldin

Lego's First Nintendo Set Lets You Build Playable Super Mario Levels

For its first official collaboration with Nintendo, Lego could’ve just rolled out another series of collectible minifigures featuring beloved video game characters and fans would have been very happy. Instead, the toymaker is introducing a new way to play with its iconic bricks, allowing builders to create real-life …Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Toys, Science, Video Games, Tech, Lego, Nintendo, Super Mario Bros, Super Mario, Consumer Tech, Yoshi, Lego s First Nintendo, Nintendo Lego

Lego Super Mario is coming later this year

Toys are better now. There, I said it. Don’t get me wrong, I treasure the tub of action figures gathering decades of dust in my parents’ attic, but get a load of this Super Mario Lego play set. I would have happily used up all the nights of Hanukkah on the thing. Caveats: I haven’t seen it in person. As of the positing of this, you’ve seen exactly as much of it as I have. There are still a ton of questions Lego couldn’t answer yet during our meeting, including important stuff life pricing an...
Tags: Gaming, Hardware, Tech, Lego, Nintendo, Mario, Super Mario, Mario Bros, Yoshi, Lego Group, Takashi Tezuka, Piranha Plant, Mario Lego

Nintendo hypes the launch of Super Nintendo World with help from Charli XCX

Nintendo is gearing up for the opening of its much-anticipated Super Nintendo World attraction at Universal Studios Japan with a new music video to increase the hype.
Tags: Gaming, Wearables, Japan, News, Trends, Charli Xcx, Nintendo, Mario, Super Mario, Universal Studios, Super Nintendo World

The best-selling video game of every year, from 1995 to 2019

From the early days of arcades, video games have grown into a multibillion-dollar industry. The most popular video games, like "Tetris" and "Minecraft," have sold more than 100 million copies worldwide. Looking at the changes in game sales over time reflects the rise and fall of popular genres and major shifts in the mainstream audience. Starting from the humble days of "Pong" and "Space Invaders," video games have grown into a multibillion-dollar industry, with single games garnering hundred...
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Some guy made a Super Mario guitar out of a popsicle sticks

I don't know why this exists, but I'm glad it does. I just want to know how it sounds, and how it plays! I guess I'll have to visit Cranmer Guitars the next time I'm in Glasgow.
Tags: Video, News, Woodworking, Super Mario Bros, Super Mario, Guitar, Video Game Art, Electric Guitar, Cranmer, Super Mario Thrashing

Luigi's Mansion 3 review – a hilarious, captivating ghost hunt

Nintendo SwitchProfessor E Gadd and new clone Gooigi are among the inventive innovations aiding Mario’s timid twin. A breath of life for the hunt-and-chase formatLuigi never seems to learn his lesson. It’s been 18 years since he was first lured to a haunted house and tortured by its spooky inhabitants. Now, having been duped again, he’s trapped in an even bleaker building – the Hotel of Last Resort – as he races to rescue a familiar cast of Mushroom Kingdom characters.Although it treads very fam...
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Breaking down the political alignments every character in Mario Kart

Toadette is definitely black bloc Antifa, straight-up.
Tags: Video, News, Mario Kart, Super Mario, Yoshi, Political Science, Antifa

Super Mario Maker 2 hands-on review

Super Mario Maker 2 brings substantial changes that move it away from its niche beginnings and transform it into a game that can be enjoyed by a much wider audience. And you can endure the pain of unfair levels with friends! The post Super Mario Maker 2 hands-on review appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Super Mario Maker 2 hands-on preview

Super Mario Maker 2 brings substantial changes that move it away from its niche beginnings and transform it into a game that can be enjoyed by a much wider audience. And you can endure the pain of unfair levels with friends! The post Super Mario Maker 2 hands-on preview appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Nintendo, Super Mario, Nintendo Switch, Super Mario Maker 2

All Super Mario games, ranked from best to worst

Nintendo's Mario series is among the longest-running in video game history. We've decided to rank all Super Mario games from best to worst, focusing on platforming games that star the red-capped plumber himself. The post All Super Mario games, ranked from best to worst appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Super Mario Bros. released for C64

A pixel-perfect implementation of Super Mario Bros. is now available for the Commodore 64, a good three decades after that computer's (and the Nintendo Entertainment System's) heydey. This is a Commodore 64 port of the 1985 game SUPER MARIO BROS. for the Famicom and Nintendo Entertainment System. It contains the original version that was released in Japan and United States, as well as the European version. It also detects and supports a handful of turbo functionalities, and has 2 SID support...
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Bafta games awards 2019: God of War leads nominations

Epic mythological fighting game picks up 10 nominations, chased by Red Dead Redemption 2, Return of the Obra Dinn and Florence with six nominations each. See the full list belowSony Santa Monica’s God of War has received 10 nominations for this year’s Bafta game awards, leading a diverse pack of nominees.Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption 2 also picked up six nominations, as did Florence – a game about a relationship played from the perspective of a young woman – and Return of the Obra Dinn, a lo-fi...
Tags: Games, Design, Technology, Tetris, Culture, Art and design, Awards and prizes, Pokemon, BAFTA, Mobile Games, Assassin's Creed, Super Mario, Florence, Esports, Role playing games, Strategy games

The best GameCube games of all time

It's hard to believe Nintendo's compact box with a handle is in the realm of being considered classic. With that in mind, we decided to compile a list of the best Nintendo GameCube games ever made. The post The best GameCube games of all time appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Point and shoot: what's next for photography in video games?

From Pokémon Snap to Fatal Frame, photography has long been popular in games – but some developers are taking the idea furtherPeople love to take pictures in video games. As the game worlds we explore have become more beautiful, players have become more interested in photographing them and sharing the results. It is almost standard for open-world games in particular to include photo modes, which allow players to mimic real-world photographers by adjusting the framing, brightness and exposure. Se...
Tags: Europe, Photography, Games, Culture, Pokemon, Retro games, Super Mario, Strategy games, The Legend Of Zelda, Aardman, Adventure Games, Red Dead Redemption, Pokemon Go, Pokémon Snap, Shooting Games, Arthur Morgan