Tag Archives: mario

  • Mario Time: Google Maps Commemorates Mario Day with ‘Mario Kart’ Feature

    Mario Time: Google Maps Commemorates Mario Day with ‘Mario Kart’ Feature

    Tomorrow, March 10th, (or, my sources tell me, MAR10 in leetspeak) is Mario Day. There are myriad options available for individuals to celebrate this occasion, and Google Maps has added to that extensive list with a new limited time feature known as Mario Time. When you enter Mario Time, here’s what happens: Wahoo! Now you can navigate the […]

  • ‘Super Mario Encyclopedia’ Gets Full English Translation

    ‘Super Mario Encyclopedia’ Gets Full English Translation

    In 2015, an essential document made its way to Japanese readers. Late last year, it was translated into German and Spanish. And now, the Super Mario Encyclopedia from Nintendo and Tokyopop is finally getting translated into English. The Super Mario Encyclopedia covers every conceivable aspect of the Mario canon that occurred between the years 1985 and 2015. For example: […]

  • Super Mario Cereal Coming to US Stores Soon

    Super Mario Cereal Coming to US Stores Soon

    It’s been almost 30 years since we last saw an officially licensed Nintendo breakfast cereal on grocery store shelves, but as they say, these things tend to go in cycles. So now we have a new Super Mario Cereal from Nintendo and Kellogg’s, coming to store shelves in the United States sometime soon. Super Mario […]

  • WIRED x ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Timepieces

    WIRED x ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Timepieces

    What time is it right now? If you have a correctly tuned watch, you know. What time is it in New York? Los Angeles? London? Tokyo? Wellington? If you have a fancy-enough watch with world clock features, you know. What time is it in the Mushroom Kingdom? No matter how nice your watch is, you […]

  • ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Game Trailer from E3 (Video)

    ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Game Trailer from E3 (Video)

    OK, yesterday I said the only Nintendo E3 thing I was going to cover was the Metroid Prime 4 teaser, but the new game trailer for Super Mario Odyssey is too cool to ignore. That’s because it unveils not just a firm release date, but Mario’s brand new ability for the game. That would be […]

  • ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ Introductory Trailer (Video)

    ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ Introductory Trailer (Video)

    The Nintendo Switch is here, but it won’t really achieve its full species-being until it gets its own entry in the Mario Kart franchise. An extensive trailer for the latest installment, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, is here, and it’s packed with juicy, mouth-watering details about the game’s features. Normally, this would be the spot in the […]

  • ‘Super Real Mario Odyssey': Mario Comes to Liberty City (Video)

    ‘Super Real Mario Odyssey': Mario Comes to Liberty City (Video)

    In the trailer for the upcoming Nintendo Switch game Super Mario Odyssey, we saw Mario make his way to the bustling metropolis of New Donk City. But what if Mario traveled to another, even more realistic city over the course of his adventures? That’s the question posed by a new video called Super Real Mario […]

  • ‘Super Mario Odyssey': Trailer for New Mario Game Drops (Video)

    ‘Super Mario Odyssey': Trailer for New Mario Game Drops (Video)

    The upcoming Nintendo Switch, like most Nintendo consoles, will launch with a flagship title starring Mario, the world’s favorite Italian plumber/jumper. And unlike most or all Mario games past, Super Mario Odyssey appears to be partially set in a realistic world much like our own. If you ever wondered whether the Mushroom Kingdom was home […]

  • ‘Super Mario Run’ Has Two New Trailers From Nintendo (Videos)

    ‘Super Mario Run’ Has Two New Trailers From Nintendo (Videos)

    2016 has been a year in which all known reason and prediction models have failed, but unless there’s a serious crack in the universe the upcoming mobile debut for Nintendo’s number 1 Mario Brother is going to be a massive smash. But, just to be on the safe side, it doesn’t hurt to advertise, and […]