Mario Archive

  • Wii U Bundles Up With Mario & Luigi and Skylanders

    Wii U Bundles Up With Mario & Luigi and Skylanders

    Nintendo is putting together two new Wii U console bundles for the holiday shopping season. In addition to the currently available limited edition Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD bundle, the Deluxe Wii U model will, as of November 1st, come in a new […]

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  • Mario’s Gone Cuckoo for Power-ups

    Mario’s Gone Cuckoo for Power-ups

    Super Mario 3D World is going crazy with the power-ups. In addition to the new cat suit which turns characters into fuzzy little kitties, Mario and his Mushroom Kingdom pals can now eat special cherries to spawn multiple clones. What’s that? Five Marios making it […]

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  • Mario and Luigi Themed Wii Remotes, Yahoo!

    Mario and Luigi Themed Wii Remotes, Yahoo!

    On November 1st, Nintendo will be launching new Wii Remote Plus designs themed after Mushroom Kingdom heroes Mario and Luigi, both to sell for $39.99. The Wii and Wii U compatible controllers mimic each bro’s costume. The top half of the Mario case is red […]

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  • Mario and Donkey Kong Swap Wii U Launch Months

    Mario and Donkey Kong Swap Wii U Launch Months

    When the two Wii U games were announced back at E3, Super Mario 3D World was slated to ship in December and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze was going to launch in November. The roles have now reversed. Nintendo has confirmed today that Super Mario […]

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  • Review: Mario & Luigi: Dream Team

    Review: Mario & Luigi: Dream Team

    Colin Powell once said, “A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” Obviously this decorated leader of men did not have a lot of time for video games in the years between his formative years in the Bronx and his […]

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  • Wii U Rayman Legends Gets Exclusive Mario and Luigi Bonus Costumes

    Wii U Rayman Legends Gets Exclusive Mario and Luigi Bonus Costumes

    Ubisoft lost favor with many Nintendo fans earlier this year, not just for delaying Rayman Legends out of the all-important Wii U launch window and dropping console exclusivity, but mainly for appearing to hold the Wii U edition back for the other versions to catch […]

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  • Review: Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move

    Review: Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move

    Though it shares a similar title, Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move has nothing to do with the other Mario vs. Donkey Kong games, and does not play like them. Those games were a fun series of puzzles with platforming mechanics where Mario would […]

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  • Super Mario 3D World Introduces Kitty Cat Mario, Four-Player 3D Platforming

    Super Mario 3D World Introduces Kitty Cat Mario, Four-Player 3D Platforming

    Built in the fashion of a successor to 3DS title Super Mario 3D Land, Super Mario 3D World for Wii U evolves the Mario Bros. formula by being the first ever 3D Mario game to offer 4-player multiplayer. In the game, players will choose to […]

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  • New Super Luigi U Standalone Retail Edition Announced

    New Super Luigi U Standalone Retail Edition Announced

    Luigi is taking over New Super Mario Bros. U this summer in the New Super Luigi U downloadable content pack, featuring 82 alternate levels and Nabbit as an invincible multiplayer character. But dammit, this is the Year of Luigi. He deserves better than being relegated […]

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  • Sega Inks Three Game Sonic the Hedgehog Exclusivity Deal With Nintendo

    Sega Inks Three Game Sonic the Hedgehog Exclusivity Deal With Nintendo

    Listen up, Sonic fans. If you don’t own a modern Nintendo gaming system, you won’t be able to play any of the next three Sonic the Hedgehog games. Sega has forged an alliance with Nintendo to release a trio of Sonic titles exclusively on 3DS […]

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