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I Loved 'Mario Odyssey,' But This Thoughtful Takedown Gave Me Pause

YouTube Critic Joseph Anderson thinks the plumber can do better.
Danielle Riendeau
1.23.18
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

'Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle' Is the Perfect Bedtime Game

I mean, it’s pretty great anywhere, but it’s even better as a wind-down.
Danielle Riendeau
11.15.17
Super Mario Galaxy

'Super Mario Galaxy' Was Brilliant, But Motion Controls Ruined It

The Wii was ostensibly designed to be more accessible to more kinds of players. But motion controls don’t work for everyone.
Danielle Riendeau
11.13.17
Super Mario Odyssey

Controller-Passing Co-Op Is the Ultimate Way to Play 'Mario Odyssey'

You only need one controller, and a willing partner.
Danielle Riendeau
10.31.17
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
9.28.17
Super Mario Odyssey

'Super Mario Odyssey' Could Be 2017's Best... Adventure Game?

90 minutes with Mario's latest adventure reveal not only a fun platformer, but also a deep connection to classic point and click adventure games.
Danielle Riendeau
9.20.17
DIY

Make Your Own 'Super Mario Odyssey' Cappy

Here's how to get started on your very own possibly-sentient Mario hat!
Janine Hawkins
6.22.17
nintendo

A Theme Park Designer Tries to Imagine Nintendo Land

Theme park ride designer David C. Cobb on Nintendo, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and next-gen theme park design.
Johnnie Martin
4.16.17
Super Mario

The Surprising Depth of ‘Super Mario Run’

Collecting every secret coin showcases how well Mario’s mobile debut controls.
Patrick Klepek
12.16.16
NES Classic

Playing Every NES Classic with My Inner Child, Part 3

Wherein I bask in the beautiful glow of Mario, Donkey Kong, and 420 Pac-Man.
Danielle Riendeau
12.16.16
Super Mario

Shigeru Miyamoto on Designing Mario for Mobile in ‘Super Mario Run’

Legendary Nintendo designer Shigeru Miyamoto talks about taking Mario to the most accessible screens in the world.
Danielle Riendeau
12.9.16
nintendo

We Played Nintendo's First Real Mobile Game, 'Super Mario Run'

We got our hands on 'Super Mario Run' and chatted with Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime about the company’s new mobile strategy.
Danielle Riendeau
12.8.16