Super Mario Bros

Mario

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
1.10.19
nintendo

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
9.17.18
Speedrunning

The 33-Year Quest for the Perfect Run of 'Super Mario Bros.' Is Almost Over

These days, new records aren't about seconds, but milliseconds. Eventually, it just might not be possible to beat the game any faster.
Patrick Klepek
2.20.18
Speedrunning

Watch a Mario Speedrunner Deal With Crushing Loss in the Best Way Possible

Darbian doesn’t let a gnarly kill stop him from sticking it to the Hammer Brothers.
Danielle Riendeau
6.6.17
NES Classic

I'm Exploring Every NES Classic with My Inner Child

I'm taking my inner 5-year-old for a five week tour of the tiny classic console.
Danielle Riendeau
11.15.16
Read

‘Super Mario Bros.’ Taught Me to Be the Best, and More Lessons from the Mushroom Kingdom

Looking back at 30 years of lessons imparted by a high-jumping plumber and his dinosaur friends.
Brad Barrett
9.9.15
Kentucky Route Zero

It’s Not All About You: Ditching Gaming’s Domineering Protagonists

Your little avatar might be the center of its world. You, however, are not—and more video games could do with representing this.
Carolyn Petit
2.10.15