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  • Memory Pak Looking Into The Light In Super Mario 64

    You know, that level where Mario blinds himself?

    My dad used to tell me that, when he was young, the world was in black and white. For a long time, I didn't think to question it - after all, every shred of historical evidence we had from the 1950s and before was in black and white, too. Unfortunately, I grew up, and realised that my dad - as all...




  • News Nintendo Is Shutting Down Dr. Mario World For Mobile

    Service will end on 1st November 2021

    Nintendo has announced it will end the Dr. Mario World mobile game service on the 1st of November this year. In a message over on the official game website, Nintendo thanked players for their continued support since the service began on 10th July 2019 and mentioned how "diamond" sales (premium currency) would...








  • News Nintendo Registers New 'Mario Sports' Trademark

    It's been three years since the last Sports game launched

    Nintendo has registered a new 'Mario Sports' trademark in both Europe and Australia, it has been revealed. The two listings - seen here and here - were registered in May 2020 and are set to expire ten years later in May 2030. In both cases, the trademark simply refers to 'Mario Sports' and...

  • Guide Best Super Mario Games Of All Time

    All the mainline Marios ranked

    What's the best Mario game ever? Where do you even begin to rank them? Let's face it, any of the games in the top 10 could justifiably take the top spot. All of them could easily be somebody's 'best game of all time', and there'll always be someone who believes the series peaked with The Lost Levels. That's an opinion...

  • News This Sealed Copy Of Super Mario Bros. Just Sold For $114,000

    That's a new world record

    Remember when a super rare sticker sealed copy of Super Mario Bros. on NES sold for $100,150 USD last February? Well, another copy of the exact same game (in a similar condition) has now broken this record - going for the sum of $114,000 USD (this roughly equates to £90,000). That makes this particular copy the most...



  • News Jakks Pacific Has More Super Mario Toys For 2020, Including A Talking Mario That Won't Shut Up

    I just want a shy guy

    Jakks Pacific is known for making rather lovely video game-related figures, and its Mario toys to date have been really great. So it's really wonderful news that Jakks is bringing us a whole new series of Super Mario toys for 2020. Nintendo World Report got hands-on with these at the Toy Fair in New York recently. We'd...

  • Mario Memories Playing Super Mario Bros. 3 In The Garden

    Darren recalls a stolen moment in his back garden with Mario

    Today is the 30th anniversary of the US release of Super Mario Bros. 3 for the NES! That's right, boomers - you're getting old. In honour of the occasion we're republishing this article originally posted as part of the 30th anniversary celebrations for the iconic Mario franchise as a...

  • Poll Box Art Brawl #28 - Mario Bros.

    Super! Hang on...

    Welcome back, you beautiful people, to another edition of Box Art Brawl, the series where regional box art variants get subjected to public scrutiny and ranked according to their beauty by you lovely lot. Last week we had a true classic in the form of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, which unsheathed its Master Swords and did...