Mario Kart is well known for its racing mayhem around Super Mario-themed tracks. Things can get busy with competitors on track, but what if the maximum amount was raised from six on the SNEX version to 100?Read More
Nintendo's creativity is always at full force when it comes to Mario level design, but they have never made a tiny computer inside the game.Read More
The red plumber has become self-aware. Mario AI, a project created by students from the University of Tubingen in Germany, makes Nintendo's mascot both aware of his environment and responsive to your advice.Read More
When it comes to platforming games, many people look to Super Mario 64 as one of the best. Get excited, as a group of fans are giving the classic Nintendo 64 game a HD makeover, and it looks bloody gorgeous!Read More
Speedrunning mastermind Karl Jobst has played Goldeneye, Super Mario 64 and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time at the same time, and has completed them all in under an hour. This is actually insane.Read More
The Post-it note: great for jotting down reminders, leaving notes for other people and pixelated art, recreating the characters of old. But taking this a step further into filmic existence, Zach King has created an amazing stop-motion clip focused on Super Mario.Read More
The last of the 'big three' press conferences is almost upon us. Set to deliver where last year's E3 confused Wii U announcement did not, Nintendo has to come onto the E3 2012 stage with purpose, a demonstrable intelligence for its audience and, most importantly, with a desire to entertain from the get go.Read More
Speaking to Kotaku today, PETA plays down yesterday's protests about Mario's use of the Tanooki suit: "Mario fans: Relax! PETA's game was meant to be tongue-in-cheek, a fun way to call attention to a serious issue, that raccoon dogs are skinned alive for their fur," said a rep.
Some call it one of the best power-ups in Mario, allowing you to fly in the air for extended periods of time and do tail spins. Others (namely PETA) call it a metaphorical 'green light' to wear animal fur, in a statment made recently by the organisation for ethical animal treatment.