Super Mario Bros turns 35 next month. Mario himself, having debuted in 1981’s Donkey Kong, is closer to 40, but Nintendo has always treated his first original console game appearance like his birthday. They have a LOT planned for this year’s celebration, including the return of the Game and Watch brand. Game and Watch was […]
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Did you ever kick around the theory that when merchants are trying to sell things to rich people, they use the same materials but jack up the price a thousandfold just to convince them they’re buying something better? That’s definitely what’s going through my mind when I see this $20,000 watch with 8-bit characters from […]
Nintendo have revealed several different editions of Super Mario Maker that will be available in stores when the game launches on September 11. Although these packages have only been confirmed for Europe, it is likely similar deals will make their way to other territories. In addition to a standard edition pack that simply includes the […]
Super Mario Maker doesn’t come out until September, but it’s already been rendered obsolete (as have humans). Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have engineered a computer program that watches YouTube Let’s Plays of simple two-dimensional video games, then creates its own level sections based on the knowledge it’s gained. The program studies sprite […]
I’ll be blunt here; Nintendo’s in trouble. It’s been a hard crash for them. Wii sales fell off of a cliff, and the 3DS has faced challenges in the marketplace. Nintendo had to cut prices far earlier than anticipated, and the company is losing money for the first time ever. But there was a beacon […]
Nintendo today confirmed the full list of 10 NES titles heading into the eager hands of the 3DS Ambassadors! There are two seperate lists, the first for America & Japan, the second for Europe.