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  • Blog Post: Generator Creates Randomized Leaked E3 Nintendo Documents

    With a simple refresh you can create your own leaked document full of possible Nintendo titles to be revealed at E3 2015. When I visited the site ( which you can find here ) I got games like Metroid: Foot, a new game called Pelican Walrus, and Donkey Kong Mini-skirt to be presented by Satoru Iwata. I... More
  • Blog Post: Kyle's Top 5 Nintendo 64 Games

    Earlier this week, we did a special Nintendo 64-themed episode of The Game Informer Show podcast where a few editors talked all about the Nintendo 64. I was away from the office on vacation when the episode was recorded, so I was not able to participate, but I still want to talk about Nintendo 64 games... More
  • Blog Post: New Super Mario Bros. And Mega Man Battle Network 3 Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    Handheld games from the past take over the Wii U Virtual Console this week. In addition to Nintendo bringing the classic platformer New Super Mario Bros. from the Nintendo DS, Capcom's Mega May continues with two of Mega Man's simultaneous Game Boy Advance releases. You can now grab New Super... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Releases Seven 60 FPS Mario Kart 8 Trailers Showing Off New DLC

    Mario Kart 8's second big DLC pack releases next week, and Nintendo has released seven different trailers showing off the new tracks, characters, and vehicles. You can check out the six new tracks below, some of which are returning from previous Mario Kart games, some of which are totally new. There... More
  • Blog Post: Loot Crate’s DIY Munny Contest Turns Out Impressive Game-Themed Creations

    The Munny line of ready-to-customize vinyl figures has been a hit for years, so it’s no surprise people created cool things when Loot Crate tasked recipients of last month’s crate to modify the Mini Munny inside. Something about Munnys seems to inspire people to go into absurd levels of detail... More
  • Blog Post: Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate April Free DLC Features New Quests, Weapons, And Sonic Palicos

    Monster hunter 4 Ultimate's second monthly free downloadable content is now available, and it comes with Sonic and Mario stuff. You can check out a trailer for the new content below, which was made available yesterday. This is the second DLC pack, the first of which was made available last month... More
  • Blog Post: Mario And Friends Live Grand Theft Auto’s Hard Life On Mash-Up Tee

    I don’t know if there are two properties further apart on the family friendliness scale than Mario and Grand Theft Auto. One of today’s t-shirts from Othertees brings the two together. Nintendo’s Mario games feature bright colors, fantastical creatures, and violence that tops out at... More
  • Blog Post: Mario And Shadow Of The Colossus Artist Delivers New Mash-Ups

    Last month we featured some work from artist Jason Lupas mashing up Shadow of the Colossus and Mario. Lupas has some new pieces that further his initial idea. The premise of Lupas' art is straightforward: Combine Mario with Shadow of the Colossus. But looking deeper at the assorted pieces you will... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What's Your Favorite Mario Memory?

    Today is March 10, which Nintendo has officially claimed as Mar10 Day (get it?). The company is celebrating this jumbled interpretation of the date by asking fans to share their favorite Mario memories. But who wants to sift through boatloads of throwaway Twitter comments when you can trust in the wonderful... More
  • Blog Post: New Mario Party 10 Amiibos Are A Different Scale Than The Original Line

    The new line of Super Mario Amiibos have made it into our office, and we were surprised to see the disparity in scale between the new and the old. You can check out a collection of pictures below showing off the new Amiibos and how they differ in size. The Mario Party 10 Amiibos are much larger. For... More
  • Blog Post: Gold Mario Amiibo Sells Out Quickly, Hits Ebay

    The highly coveted gold Mario figurine sold out in minutes, and is now being flipped for big bucks online. The gold Mario Amiibo was a Wal-Mart exclusive. Today, when the preorders went live on the retailer's website, it sold out in approximately 15 minutes. Those were all sold at $12.96. However... More
  • Blog Post: [Confirmed] The Gold Mario Amiibo Is A Retailer Exclusive

    Update: Nintendo has announced that the Gold Mario Amiibo will launch alongside Mario Party 10 on March 20. It will be available only at Walmart. It appears that pre-orders were available for a brief time on the company's website, but no longer. If you're interested, you may want to plan to be... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Offers Its Own Custom Academy Awards Ahead Of Tomorrow's Oscars

    We'll have to wait until tomorrow to learn what the Academy thinks are the best films and performances of last year, but Nintendo has shared some of it own bizarre awards today. Unfortunately, The Lego Movie was still snubbed. Here's the list of Nintendo's awards below. Curiously absent ... More
  • Blog Post: New PBS Space Time Video Questions Super Mario World’s Gravity And Mario’s Humanity

    PBS’ Space Time video series explores the possibilities of science fiction in relation to astrophysics. The host, Gabe Perez-Giz, is an actual astrophysicist who studies black holes and in the latest episode he turns his attention to the plausibility behind Super Mario World’s gravity. In... More
  • Blog Post: Fan Creates Functional Custom Paper Mario Amiibos

    DeviantArt user NBros has created a pair of Paper Mario-inspired custom Amiibos that we're hoping Nintendo decides to make its own official versions of someday. It's a very simple, but also very effective design, which unsurprisingly is a good way to describe the Paper Mario video games'... More
  • Blog Post: Mario Teaches Capitalism In Super Mario Bros. 2 Video

    Technically it's actually YouTube channel Wisecrack , but it uses Super Mario Bros. 2 as a groundwork for delivering an overview of capitalism. You can check out the video below from creators Matt Reichle and Jared Bauer, and their narrator Nathan Lowe. The video discusses the assorted theories of... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Brings Cross-Buy Functionality With New Mario Vs. Donkey Kong

    Nintendo showed off its new entry in the Mario Vs. Donkey Kong series, Tipping Stars, at its Nintendo Direct stream this morning. In addition to highlighting the game's titular feature, the company revealed that players won't have to decide between downloading the Wii U and 3DS versions. Players... More
  • Blog Post: Miyamoto Talks About Nintendo's Next Steps

    In a recent interview, Nintendo game designer Shigeru Miyamoto dropped a few quick references to post-Wii U hardware. While he says that the system remains a focus for the company in the coming year, internal teams are already looking ahead to what the next wave of hardware could bring. His comments... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Imagines BioShock, Zelda, And Mario As Pulp Noir Novels

    Artist Ástor Alexander has taken Mario and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and imagined them as book covers on a pair of cheap pulp noir novels. There are millions of creative artist renditions of Mario and Zelda, but I don't think I've ever seen anything like these two book covers... More
  • Blog Post: Learn How Sega And Jet Set Radio Angered Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown

    A new episode of Did You Know Gaming takes a look at the popular Dreamcast-born series Jet Set Radio. The episode covers the development of the game and why the team that made Panzer Dragoon wanted to pursue such a wildly different concept. It also covers a promotional even planned the highlight the... More
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