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  • Blog Post: Luigi Stares Into Your Soul If You Cross Him In Mario Kart 8

    Everyone’s excited for the recently released Mario Kart 8, including us , but there’s one racer who’s deadly serious about competing. Though the latest iteration in the beloved racing series launched just launched Friday, Death Stare Luigi has already made himself known on the raceway... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo To Put Characters To Work In New Licensing Deals

    Mario, Luigi, Link, and the gang already hold down Nintendo's video games, but now the company plans to put them to work with host of new licensing deals. Nintendo head Satoru Iwata said in a recent call to investors, "We are not at a stage where we can share the specifics with you today, but... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Do You Dream About Video Games?

    We have a poll running on our front page asking about dreams and video games, but this reader discussion will allow us to go into a little more detail. When it comes to entertainment media, I personally dream about video games far more than I ever do about movies or television shows I’ve recently... More
  • Blog Post: Shigeru Miyamoto Declares Four More Weeks Of Luigi

    Nintendo's marketing push for the Year of Luigi officially comes to a close on March 18. The year was meant to commemorate 30 years of the character and hosted the release of an impressive collection of Luigi-themed games including Dr. Luigi (above), Luigi's Mansion 2, and a Mario & Luigi... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Gives Mario Characters A Sonic Boom Redesign

    Earlier this week, Sega unveiled the next entry in the Sonic franchise, Sonic Boom . It offers one of the most substantial redesigns the blue blur has ever experienced, and an artist decided to see how Mario and friends would look with a similar redesign. The piece comes from artist Andrew Dickman who... More
  • Blog Post: The Year Of Luigi Will Continue Into Early 2014

    Luigi's had a big year, and while the green-clad plumber certainly rose to the challenge, he's probably looking forward to a break after the new year. Unfortunately, he won't be able to trade overalls for sweatpants quite so soon. Speaking with Siliconera , Nintendo of America president Reggie... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Imagines Luigi As A Mysterious Parkour Superstar

    Nintendo continues its Year of Luigi celebration with a fake parkour documentary covering the jumping antics of the other plumber. It's a little strange, a little funny, a little cheesy, and it never reminds you that New Super Luigi U is getting its retail retail tomorrow. You can check out the video... More
  • Blog Post: Luigi Paints Chicago Green

    Luigi took over Nintendo of America's Twitter account today and posted pictures of himself all over the Windy City. Even if Chicago residents didn't get to see the green-clad Mario brother in person, his custom-wrapped el train (or "L train," if you prefer) will be around for a bit... More
  • Blog Post: Super Mario Crossover 3.0 Available To Play Now

    The latest iteration of Super Mario Bros. Crossover , the fan-created game that places different iconic video game characters into the world of Super Mario Bros., is available to play now. Mario, Luigi, Link, Samus, Simon Belmont, Mega Man, Bass, Bill Rizer from Contra, Ryu Hayabusa from Ninja Gaiden... More
  • Blog Post: The Next Smash Bros. Will Have A Trailer During Nintendo's E3 Direct Presentation

    We've known that the next Super Smash Bros. would at least be discussed next week at E3 , but a recent Tweet from series director Masahiro Sakurai confirms that we will see video of the game during Nintendo's E3 Direct presentation. You can check out the Tweet from Sakurai below, which roughly... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo's Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon TV Spotlight

    Nintendo's commercial for the upcoming 3DS title Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon is live. Are you brave enough to watch it? When we were kids, we used it lay in our beds terrified of ghosts. If only we'd known that our mom's dust buster was a ghost worst enemy. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark... More
  • Blog Post: New Super Mario Bros. U Gets Luigi DLC

    New Super Mario Bros. U is getting Luigi-themed DLC, and it should be sizable. The DLC is entitled New Super Luigi U, and changes the main campaign levels to suit the second-fiddle star. Nintendo says the DLC is "large scale" and will be available sometime this year. For more on the game itself... More
  • Blog Post: You Know You Want This Luigi's Mansion Papercraft

    The talented Sebastian Zych of Cut, Score, Fold and Glue Papercraft is apparently a huge fan of Luigi's Mansion. He's captured the famous plumber's brother in his finest form. Equipped with his handy Poltergust 3000 and an underpowered flashlight, this Luigi papercraft is ready to capture... More
  • Blog Post: Mario’s Agent Is A Piece Of Work

    The world might be little different if Mario’s agent wasn’t such a sleaze. Behold the untold tale of Super Mario Bros. Why did Jumpman change his name to Mario? What ever happened to his girlfriend Pauline? What does Luigi really sound like? All of these questions, and more, are answered... More
  • Blog Post: Luigi Has It Rough In The Plumber Trailer

    We’ve seen plenty of fan-made trailers for gritty versions of a Super Mario Bros movie, but the gimmick never gets old. Step into our theater and take a seat. It’s free, and you’re always welcome. This Super Mario Bros tribute comes from CaptainHippo , who envisions Luigi as a building... More
  • Blog Post: Miyamoto And Friends Evaluate Fan-Made Mario Flipnotes

    To celebrate Mario’s recent 25th anniversary, Nintendo held a contest asking users of the DSi’s Mario Flipnote to make special cartoons. The creators of Super Mario Bros. watched and critiqued the best of the best, offering unique commentary on some pretty adorable Mario toons. Mario creators... More
  • Blog Post: Dress For Success With The $400 Mario Sweater

    Online retailer The 1101 is selling officially licensed Mario and Luigi sweaters with different styles for men and women for 36,000 yen (approximately $425). It also turns out that the 1101 is Shigesato Itoi's website. Shigesato is the creator of Earthbound. Maybe we'll see an Earthbound themed... More
  • Blog Post: Mario Cake Comes With A Warning: Don't Look Into Toad's Eyes!

    If you look at the cake above (created by the talented Cakes By Faby ), you'll probably get a chuckle out of Mario and Luigi looking like they are from Mr. Bill's universe. What is up with Luigi's bloated neck? He looks like a frog. The innocence of this tasty pastry is stripped away once... More
  • Blog Post: Super Luigi Galaxy Video

    Mario's brother returns to outer space as a playable character in Super Mario Galaxy 2. Unlike his secret unlockable status in Super Mario Galaxy, Luigi is being pushed to the forefront in this new trailer from Nintendo. He's fully equipped to use the new power ups, ride Yoshi, and be his usual... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Unhatches A New Batch Of Super Mario Galaxy 2 Screens

    In just a few weeks you'll be able to get your hot little hands on Super Mario Galaxy 2, but these new screens will have to do for the time being. In addition to experiencing a green overdose from Luigi riding Yoshi in a grassy plain, these new images feature a glimpse at some of the challenging... More
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