Mario Archive

  • Jigsaw Review: Super Mario Odyssey and Team Fortress 2 Puzzles

    I have two new USAopoly jigsaw puzzles to tell you about. One’s bright and cheery, the other’s more dark and dreary. A contrasting pair for my fellow jigsaw connoisseurs to enjoy, depending on your mood or game affinity. Let’s begin with Super Mario Odyssey and […]

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  • Jigsaw Review: Super Mario Bros World 1-1 and Welcome to Warp Zone Puzzles

    Nostalgic bliss awaits in USAopoly’s latest collectible videogame jigsaw puzzles themed after the original Super Mario Bros. Fittingly, these jigsaw representations of Nintendo’s platforming classic also put forth a high level of difficulty that’s sure to please retro gaming enthusiasts old enough to remember pounding […]

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  • 8-bit Mario, Ganondorf, and Zero Suit Samus Among New amiibo Figures Coming Next Month

    Nintendo has revealed the next wave of amiibo figures that’s scheduled to ship on September 11th. Synched with the launch of Super Mario Maker for Wii U, the Super Mario Bros. 30th Anniversary Mario amiibo is modeled after the Mushroom Kingdom superstar plumber’s classic 8-bit […]

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  • Jigsaw Combo Review: Super Mario Bros. 3 and The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker Collector’s Puzzles

    Listen up, fellow jigsaw geeks–there are new puzzles to assemble! USAopoly has followed up on its fantastic Legend of Zelda Hyrule world map puzzle from last year with a fresh pair of licensed Nintendo jigsaws based on two of the most highly regarded titles from […]

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  • Nintendo Expands Into Mobile App Market in Partnership With DeNA

    For better or worse (depending on your view of the mobile gaming scene), Nintendo is spreading its Mushroom Kingdom influence to new audiences on smartphones and tablets. Japanese eCommerce, mobile, and online service developer DeNA has been given the task of creating brand new games […]

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  • E3 2014: Nintendo Jumps Into the World of “Play, Create, Share” With Mario Maker Wii U

    E3 2014: Nintendo Jumps Into the World of “Play, Create, Share” With Mario Maker Wii U

    All of the current-gen consoles have their version of a content creation game. Xbox One has Project Spark, PS4 has LittleBigPlanet 3, and now the Wii U has the tentatively titled Mario Maker. Mario Maker in its current form doesn’t offer the same breadth of […]

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  • Review: Mario Golf: World Tour

    Review: Mario Golf: World Tour

    Mario’s forays into the wide, wide world of sports are often such Jekyll-and-Hyde affairs, to the point where you’re never quite sure what you’re going to get when you pop the cartridge into the slot. It’s obviously not going to be a straight-up serious simulation—this […]

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  • Nintendo Announces DLC Season Pass for Mario Golf: World Tour

    Nintendo Announces DLC Season Pass for Mario Golf: World Tour

    Nintendo’s been slower to embrace downloadable content than other game companies, but that certainly isn’t the case with Mario Golf: World Tour. Launching May 2nd exclusively on Nintendo 3DS, Mario Golf: World Tour will be supplemented by day-one and post-launch DLC. Out of the box […]

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  • Review: Super Mario 3D World

    Review: Super Mario 3D World

    Lands are on handhelds, worlds are on consoles. Since the era of the Game Boy this has been the terminology. It gives an indication that players can expect the same basic play style as seen in the tiny Land, but on a larger scale in […]

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  • Nintendo Ships the Mario & Luigi 3DS XL Bundle of Your Dreams

    Nintendo Ships the Mario & Luigi 3DS XL Bundle of Your Dreams

    Nintendo’s gone completely bundle crazy this holiday season. Between the cobalt blue 3DS with Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, the New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U Wii U Deluxe Set and the Wii U Basic set with Skylanders: SWAP Force, the golden […]

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