Posts Tagged ‘mario’

Typoman Apeers In This Wek’s Nintendo Downlorde

by Peter Paltridgeon November 19, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, it’s the triumphant debut of TYPOMAN, the indie game where words solve everything, just like in Mario Teaches Typing (only much better than that)! Run across a lake and a stormcloud? Just find a D and add it to the word RAIN to DRAIN the lake and cross! If […]
New Update To Super Mario Maker Adds Checkpoints

New Update To Super Mario Maker Adds Checkpoints

by Peter Paltridgeon October 27, 2015
Up to this point, whenever you died in a Super Mario Maker level you were forced to start back at the beginning. I’ve given up on several levels I thought were good simply because I didn’t want to travel all the way back to where I died again. The one tool this game desperately needed […]

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Make Some Mario In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon September 10, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, you might have heard of a little game-slash-creative tool called Super Mario Maker. It’ll be out tomorrow in physical form, but it can also be downloaded as well if you can’t find it anywhere. Personally, I prefer the actual physical item, especially since it comes with a book. Because […]
New Video Reveals New Features Of Super Mario Maker

New Video Reveals New Features Of Super Mario Maker

by Peter Paltridgeon August 12, 2015
Nintendo released a new video on their YouTube channel this morning showing off some previously unrevealed abilities and features that will be in Super Mario Maker. Some options can be accessed by taking a selected option and shaking it — shaking a green Koopa will turn it into a red Koopa; shaking one Boo will turn […]

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Mario Tennis And An Epic Indie Sale In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon July 9, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, it looks like we’re back to improving the N64 library (about time, I say). Last week Ocarina of Time made its late debut, and this week we get Mario Tennis, which was released in 2000 and introduced Waluigi, as well as re-introduced Princess Daisy. The eShop’s Epic Indie Sale […]

Super Mario Bros. Inducted Into The World Video Game Hall of Fame

by Peter Paltridgeon June 4, 2015
The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, NY has announced the first six inductees for its brand-new World Video Game Hall of Fame, and Super Mario Bros. is one of those six. Final entrants were decided on by a committee of journalists, scholars and video game industry members. The other inductees included Pong, Pac-Man, […]


Nintendo 3DS Gains Both Puzzles And Dragons, Plus Mario

by Peter Paltridgeon May 20, 2015
In two days, Nintendo’s combo pack of Puzzle & Dragons Z and Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Edition will arrive in stores and the Nintendo eShop. Puzzle & Dragons needs little explanation: it’s a typical example of the match-3 puzzle genre that continues to be reborn in different forms and brand names, yet with an […]

The Titans Attack In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon May 14, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, the Attack on Titan game Humanity in Chains reaches Western shores. Take control of Eren, Mikasa and the rest of the Scout Regiment on your 3DS as you defend mankind’s last stronghold from freakish giants with a taste for human meat. New Super Mario Bros. becomes the latest DS […]


How To Get The Silver Mario Amiibo

by Peter Paltridgeon May 14, 2015
Several months back, the existence of gold and silver versions of the Mario amiibo were leaked. Nintendo fans freaked out: Amiibo collecting was about to get worse, not better! While it sort of did get worse, it wasn’t the blingy Mario’s fault. The gold Mario turned out to be a Walmart exclusive, but it wasn’t […]

Video Game Review: Super Mario 3D World – Cats Off To You, Nintendo!

by Javeon December 9, 2013
3D Mario games have always been an event for a new Nintendo system, and now, a year after the Wii U’s release, we have our newest entry in the series with Super Mario 3D World. Following all the Mario staples and adding several new features, it’s within the realm of quality and polish that you would […]