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  • Blog Post: Nintendo And Star Wars Collide In Super Smash Wars Episode 3

    Majora's Moon is nearly operational, and only one band of intergalactic heroes can save the universe from it's wrath in this clever parody of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi staring Nintendo's loveable icons. This adorable fan-made animated short from James Farr is filled with references to... More
  • Blog Post: It's-A Me! The Guy With-A The Head Trauma!

    A new YouTube video shows what would happen if the original Super Mario Bros. were a bit more realistic. The video is courtesy of TBS's Pete Holmes . As you will see, Mario's life is a little harder when it's bound by the real-world laws of physics...and pain. [Via: Kotaku ] More
  • Blog Post: Fast Facts About Nintendo's N64 Console

    Do you know what was the original codename for the N64? Or why the system's name was changed from Ultra 64? How about which games required the RAM expansion pack? if not, it's time to bone up on your Nintendo console history. Watch the following video from the historians from Did You Know Gaming... 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: [Update] New Record Set For Lowest-Scoring Super Mario Bros. Run

    Update: YouTube user NotEntirelySure has shaved a full 100 points off his previous mark, completing Super Mario Bros. with only 500 points. As you can see below, it's a pretty impressive performance, even if NotEntirelySure was disappointed that he died once while doing it. He now maintains that... 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: Artist Mashes Up Iconic Video Game Characters Young And Old

    Commissioned by a friend of an artist known only by reddit username, karlijoy , these three pieces mash up a number of video game characters for use as backgrounds on a three-monitor setup. When asked about more of his work and whether he takes freelance submissions, karlijoy said "I'm primarily... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Meets Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back In New Animated Short

    YouTube animator James Farr has delivered the second and third parts in their animated Nintendo and Star Wars mash-up series. You can check out the first part by heading here , which covers Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope . Each video is about five minutes long, and hits all the major story beats... More
  • Blog Post: Mario Butt Stomps Master Chief

    We've seen Mario take down a whole host of turtles and gumbas, but in this fan video, Nintendo's mascot takes on Lara Croft, an Assassin's Creed assassin, and Master Chief. Watch a gaming heist go wrong in this fan video from CorridorDigital . More
  • Blog Post: Twelve Popular T-Shirt Designs Return

    Most T-shirt designs offered through daily sales on TeeFury.com are only available for a limited time. During these twenty-four hour sales, the featured design is available for just $11. Once the sale ends, that design is available for the regular price of $18 for a few more hours. Once those hours are... More
  • Blog Post: Light Up Your Lair With This Curious Cube

    They won’t give you coins or mushrooms, but 8-Bit Lit’s Question Block Lamps will light up a room. 8-Bit Lit cofounders Adam Ellsworth and Brian Duxbury delighted their friends and family with their first lamp, and made waves when they listed it on Etsy in 2012. Now, thanks to a successful... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Are You Sold On A Nintendo 3DS?

    When Nintendo first released the 3DS handheld back in early 2011, gamers complained that there wasn't much of a reason to buy the system. Since then the handheld's library has grown considerably. Has it been enough to convince you to buy one? The reasons to own Nintendo's current handheld... 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: 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: Super Mario Crossover 3.0 Adds Mario's Most Obscure Levels

    A new update to Super Mario Crossover, the popular flash game that lets you play as other iconic NES characters in Super Mario Bros., is getting an update that will add new levels. The new levels come from an obscure Japan-only port of Super Mario Bros. that released for the Sharp X1 and the NEC-PC8801... More
  • Blog Post: Ms. Pac-Man And Mario Played With Post-It Notes

    Ms. Pac-Man is such a classic that it has been released on everything from arcade cabinets to mobile phones to stand alone joysticks...and now apparently office walls. YouTuber Michael Birken created this stop motion video of scenes from Ms. Pac-Man and Super Mario Bros. using Post-It notes and hundreds... More
  • Blog Post: Donkey Kong Hacked To Make Pauline A Playable Character

    A father who plays classic games with his daughter decided to take matters into his own hands when she asked if Pauline, the perpetual princess in distress, was a playable character. You can check out the video below, which has some details about the process in the video's description: "My three... More
  • Blog Post: Edward Gorey’s 88th Birthday Present To You

    To honor Edward Gorey’s macabre alphabet book, The Gashlycrumb Tinies, the team from Brentalfloss: The Comic is selling a special 12x18 poster depicting Mario, Link, Sonic and more meeting their untimely demises in delightfully lyrical ways. They are also releasing two new panels of extra content... 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
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