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News: Super Mario Galaxy Shines in 720p

Super Mario Galaxy Shines in 720p

Shame it's not on the Wii itself, though

Whatever you think of Nintendo's decision not to include HD-support in the Wii, you can't deny that the console's seen some beautiful looking standard-definition titles, prime amongst them Super Mario Galaxy. Now the game's seen a bit of a high definition facelift with the latest iteration of the Dolphin Wii...

News: Harold Ramis Glad He Turned Down Mario Movie

Harold Ramis Glad He Turned Down Mario Movie

Ghostbusters star almost ruined his career with unwanted live-action film

Hollywood writer-director (and sometimes actor) Harold Ramis has enjoyed a particularly successful career; not only did he land the role of paranormal investigator Dr. Egon Spengler in the hit '80s flick Ghostbusters (which he also co-wrote), he has directed such classics as...

News: Mario Moves Into The Storage Business

Mario Moves Into The Storage Business

Koopa, Goomba and Super Mushroom want to help out.

Even though everybody complains about the price of plumbers these days, Mario obviously isn't raking enough in from the old pipes and taps, so he's expanding into storage - USB storage, to be precise. Talented etsy.com member sgedra has recently put together these super-cool and very charming Mario USB sticks, with designs including a dopey Koopa..

News: Luigi WAS in Super Mario 64

Luigi WAS in Super Mario 64

For a bit.

Shigeru Miyamoto's been harping on about a multiplayer Mario for ages, but in a recent interview with Wired.com he revealed there was planned to be two-player support for Super Mario 64, but that it was scrapped. Miyamoto: With Mario 64, we had an experiment that took advantage of the idea of the screen growing larger and smaller...

News: Play Super Mario Bros. With...A Theremin?

Play Super Mario Bros. With...A Theremin?

Takes motion controls to a whole new level.

Music controllers are all the rage nowadays, thanks to your Rock Bands and your DJ Heroes, even your GameCube Jungle Beats. Now, some whiz has managed to hook up an obscure instrument for some retro action. The theremin is known for its spooky sounds and for being the only instrument you can play without...

News: New Super Mario Bros. Wii Only Multiplayer At Home

New Super Mario Bros. Wii Only Multiplayer At Home

No online play for Miyamoto's finally realised multiplayer Mario.

Considering all Shigeru Miyamoto's talk over the past few years of how long he's wanted to create a multiplayer Mario game, you'd think he'd be eager to harness the Wii's WiFi Connection service for the recently announced New Super Mario Bros. Wii. Sadly, you'd be wrong, as he...

News: Miyamoto: Mario Galaxy 2 Is All-New, Baby

Miyamoto: Mario Galaxy 2 Is All-New, Baby

Famed developer promises some cool new features in freshly-announced sequel

Speaking behind closed doors at E3, Shigeru Miyamoto has stated that Super Mario Galaxy 2 is based on "about 90 percent" new content. Speaking about the development of the original title, Miyamoto said: There was so much more gameplay we weren't able to use, and we were a little disappointed. So we thought what..

News: Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story E3 Trailer

Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story E3 Trailer

The Mario Bros. are back for their second DS RPG adventure.

Nintendo finally showed some footage of Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story this morning at E3 and it looked as amazing as ever. This time the Mario Bros. find themselves inside of the evil Bowser and controlling him from the inside out. Below is the official E3 press release for the game along with the official E3 trailer. Mario..

News: Super Mario Galaxy 2 Announced for Wii

Super Mario Galaxy 2 Announced for Wii

A sequel to the mega-hit original Super Mario Galaxy is coming to Wii.

With the success of the original Super Mario Galaxy, it should come as no surprise that a sequel is already in the works. Say hello to Super Mario Galaxy 2. Judging from the game play trailer shown at Nintendo's E3 press conference, the game takes quite a few more classic Super Mario elements from the past titles and..

News: Confirmed: New Super Mario Bros. Wii

Confirmed: New Super Mario Bros. Wii

The rumours were true!

Nintendo's Cammie Dunaway has just confirmed that a new Mario game is coming to the Wii. At Nintendo's E3 conference - which is taking place as we type - she said this: The number four is the key to Mario's next surprise. For the last 15 years, Mr Miyamoto has been thinking about one new way to let you play a Mario game that's never been possible before. Today here's his..

News: Super Mario Logo Spotted At E3?

Super Mario Logo Spotted At E3?

The rumours would seem to be true, people

Posted on the Twitter account of Eurogamer's Johnny Minkley, this image appears to show the famous Super Mario Bros. logo under a sheet on Nintendo's E3 stand. Most of the gaming world seems to be expecting a new Mario game to be unveiled...Nintendo's E3 conference starts in less than an hour, so we'll soon know.

First Impressions: Mario & Luigi RPG 3

Mario & Luigi RPG 3

Mario and Luigi return to the DS in their third humorous adventure.

Mario and Luigi have been to some pretty bizarre places, but none as weird as where they end up in Mario and Luigi RPG 3. You see, a mysterious epidemic is raging through the Mushroom Kingdom, causing people to inflate many times their normal size. The residents of the kingdom decided to unite in order to confront the disease, only..

News: Get Technical With The Science of the Mushroom Kingdom

Get Technical With The Science of the Mushroom Kingdom

Know your mushrooms

A student at Carnegie Mellon University known only as 'Theyab' has produced a seriously cool faux-medical manual for his/her Communication Design Fundamentals class, and rather than keep this awesome document in the classroom, they've posted it online for us all to chuckle at. The manual explains the various side-effects of different items featured in the Super Mario Bros..