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  • Blog Post: Replay – Super Mario World

    In honor of Mario's 30th anniversary and the release of the sensation Super Mario Maker on Wii U, we take a look back at one of the fat plumber's finest adventures, Super Mario World. This Super Nintendo launch title received a perfect 10 rating from Game Informer, and as you'll soon see... More
  • Blog Post: Mario's Creators Answer Burning Questions About The Series

    This morning , Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto shared some interesting factoids about the series dispelling some rumors and confirming others. Back in 2012, for our New Super Mario Bros. U issue, we asked Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka a series of similar questions, and decided today, ahead of Mario's... More
  • Blog Post: 19 Questions For 2015 Nintendo World Championship Winner John Numbers

    Last month during E3, Nintendo held its first World Championship in more than a decade . We got a chance to speak with its winner, John Goldberg A.K.A. John Numbers about the event. John is familiar with the competitive video games scene as a competitive Smash Bros. player, but flying to Los Angeles... More
  • Blog Post: 9 Series That Have Found Their Footing Without Their Creators

    Swirling rumors would have you believe that Hideo Kojima, the man who is synonymous with the Metal Gear series, is set to leave Konami – and the franchise he built – behind following Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. To this point, no official confirmation has come from Konami or Kojima... More
  • Blog Post: The Day I Saw Miyamoto's Darker Side

    If you think of Shigeru Miyamoto, you probably picture him with his familiar, infectious smile. However, behind the scenes, he can apparently be all business. At one E3, I saw a much different side to his personality. It was E3 2002, and Nintendo held their annual press conference at the Millenium Biltmore... More
  • Blog Post: Our Favorite E3 Moments

    For almost two decades, the Electronic Entertainment Expo has been a highlight for gamers to see what companies have in store. The show is full of press conferences, game announcements, and demos – some for the better, others for the worse. Either way, E3 provides more than its share of memorable... More
  • Blog Post: The Seven Strangest Moments From Nintendo’s Tomodachi Life Presentation

    Nintendo is no stranger to quirkiness. Its most popular character and brand exists in a world of super-power granting mushrooms and green sewage pipes that allow for quick transportation. Games like Rhythm Heaven and WarioWare offer some of the strangest video game experiences ever created (see Game... More
  • Blog Post: Miyamoto Talks Zelda, Pikmin, and Wii U Development

    Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto is the most famous and acclaimed game developer in history. By now, you know his resume, which includes creating such storied franchises and Super Mario Bros. and The Legend of Zelda. At E3, we had a chance to talk to Mr. Miyamoto about Wii U development, the Mario and... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo's Decision On E3 Keynote Is Penny Wise, Pound Foolish

    Last night, Nintendo surprised fans and pundits with a startling announcement . At June's Electronic Entertainment Expo, there will be no grand display on the stage of the Nokia Theatre. The live orchestra will not be returning, and Shigeru Miyamoto will not magically pull a Pikmin from his pocket... More
  • Blog Post: Wreck-It Ralph's Director Answers Our Questions

    Wreck-it Ralph is leaving the movie theaters and entering the world of video store shelves, so we spoke to the film's director Rich Moore about making the movie. We find out why Mario didn't make an appearance, whether or not there will be a Wreck-it Ralph 2 , and what video game Moore would... More
  • Blog Post: Miyamoto Talks Wii U, Zelda, And Nintendo's Past

    Last week at E3 2011 I had the fortunate opportunity to sit down and chat with Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of Donkey Kong, Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, and countless other magical projects. We mined Miyamoto's mind for information on the Wii U, Nintendo's history, and the 25th... More
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