Watching Someone Beat a Mario Game Without Pressing Right Is F'ing Wild

'New Super Mario Bros. U,' like most Mario games, asks you to move right to win. But what if you don't want to? That's where it gets tricky.
Patrick Klepek

Meet the Meticulous Fan Behind the Internet's Most Meticulous Mario Blog

Since 2012, Supper Mario Broth has been proving, over and over, there's more to learn about Nintendo's series. Recently, though, its creator was forced to go public and ask for help. His power was about to go out.
Patrick Klepek
open thread

'WarioWare Gold' Winks at a Cynical Critique of the Games Industry

The latest WarioWare game is premised on game industry greed.
Danielle Riendeau
Super Mario Maker

Nearly 2,000 Hours Later, Player Still Can't Beat Their 'Mario Maker' Level

Braden Moor has been trying to beat his own nightmare, Trials of Death, since December 2015. He still hasn't.
Patrick Klepek

The Tiny Touches of 'Super Mario Odyssey' Extend to Even the Sound Effects

This subtle easter egg gives players a whole new reason to explore the soundtrack in every world.
Janine Hawkins

'Super Mario Odyssey' is a Fever Dream of Creativity and Pure Joy

It feels like the sequel 'Mario 64' fans have been waiting for since 1996.
Patrick Klepek
Super Mario

It's Official: Mario Was Totally Punching Yoshi in 'Super Mario World'

Mario’s cruelty to Yoshi finally confirmed by Nintendo.
Danielle Riendeau
open thread

What’s Your Favorite Airplane Game?

‘Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle’ kept me smiling on a recent flight.
Danielle Riendeau
super mario sunshine

15 Years Later, 'Super Mario Sunshine' Still Makes Me Smile

Mario’s first GameCube outing turns 15 this week.
Danielle Riendeau
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

'Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle' Is More Than a Surprise, It's Excellent

Who could have predicted this strange mashup would be one of the year's most interesting games?
Patrick Klepek
Rocket League

‘Rocket League’ Getting Rad Mario, Metroid-Themed Cars on Switch

Who knew Samus’ gunship would look so good when it’s not flying?
Patrick Klepek
free play

Fair Use Strikes Back in This Nintendo-Bashing Anti-Copyright Brawler

'DMC Takedown: Seize and Desist' has you fight 'the man' as... almost-Mario.
Cameron Kunzelman