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TodayTue, 21st Mar 2023
UK Charts Super Mario Odyssey Caps Off The Top Ten With Strong Sales
Game is part of new console bundle
The latest UK Charts data is in (after a short delay) and it showcases an impressive performance from Nintendo's premiere 3D platformer, Super Mario Odyssey, which sneaks back into the top ten after settling in at position twenty-six just two weeks ago. The game was recently released as part of a new 'MAR10 Day'...
YesterdayMon, 20th Mar 2023
News Super Mario World Prototype Map Has Been Discovered
The Nintendo Gigaleak has delivered once again. A prototype map from Super Mario World (that was found in the Gigaleak) has been fixed, and we can see what could've been for the first time ever. MrTalida shared the world of Super Mario World hacker and researcher
Monday13th Mar 2023
UK Charts Metroid Prime Remastered Continues To Sell Well In A Week Of Mario Discounts
Having a (Morph) ball
The latest data for the UK boxed charts is finally with us after a short delay and this week sees a number of Mario titles predictably creeping up the standings after benefitting from some pre-emptive MAR10 Day sales. As expected, the Mario title to rise above the rest was Mario Kart 8 Deluxe which, with a boost from the...
News Super Mario 64's "Impossible 1-Up" Has Finally Been Grabbed Without Dying
TAS levels up
A Super Mario 64 speedrunner has managed to do the impossible and get the "Impossible 1-Up" in Cool, Cool Mountain without dying. Using a TAS (tool-assisted speedrun), Alexpalix1 — also known as PaLiX — demonstrates that it is actually possible to survive grabbing this extra life, provided you have a few hours of spare time as...
Saturday11th Mar 2023
News Nintendo Highlights Classic Super Mario Games In New Switch Online Graphic
Celebrating MAR10 Day
MAR10 Day has been packed with all sorts of surprises this year from movie trailers to LEGO announcements, and if that's still not enough, you can always turn your attention to Mario's video game history. With this in mind, Nintendo has taken to social media to promote some of Mario's retro experiences - from the original
News Super Mario Run Now Allows You To Play "One Stage For Free Each Day"
A special event in tandem with the Super Mario Bros. Movie
Update [Sat 11th Mar, 2023 00:00 GMT]: Nintendo of America has now publicised this same Super Mario Run event on its own social channels. This "special event" is being promoted in tandem with the upcoming release of The Super Mario Bros. Movie. As part of this, the game is also half-price...
Friday10th Mar 2023
Feature 40 Years Of Weird And Wonderful (And Just Plain Wrong) Super Mario TV Commercials
"Clean is better than dirty"
It's MAR10 Day, the annual celebration of all things Super Mario. Nintendo itself is doing all sorts to mark the special occasion, including the introduction of a new Mario-themed Switch console bundle, a healthy dose of discounts from Mario games, and of course, a brand new trailer for the upcoming Super Mario Bros...
Random Twitter 'Like' Turns Into Super Mushroom For Super Mario Bros. Movie
Power up time
There's a cute little Easter egg on Twitter to help us get into the MAR10 spirit — if you like a tweet that uses the #SuperMarioMovie hashtag, your little heart will turn into a teeny tiny Super Mushroom. This lovely little gimmick was pointed out by @AmethystLeslie and @somekiwi5 on Twitter under our '
News Donkey Kong And Bowser Castle Will Join The LEGO Mario Universe This Summer
Dry Bowser is also joining
It's more Mario LEGO. Wahoo! What better thing to share with the world on MAR10 than more LEGO sets for Mario? We love what LEGO has created up until now, and the legendary brick company has revealed what's in store for the future of LEGO Mario. Two new characters will be joining the LEGO Mario universe this summer —...
News Nintendo's Official MAR10 Day Switch eShop Sale Is Now On (North America)
Update: Wave one is now live
Update [Fri 10th Mar, 2023 15:45 GMT]: Happy MAR10! Nintendo has kicked off its Mario game sale on the Switch eShop. Wave one features four titles, and we've listed them here for you: Game Price Mario Party Superstars $39.99 $59.99 Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze $39.99 $59.99 Yoshi’s Crafted...
Guide Best Super Mario Games Of All Time
All the 2D and 3D Marios ranked by you
Wahoo, it's Mario Day! Sorry, MAR10 Day! Or, if you're in Europe, 10MAR Day!... Hmm, 'Iomar' doesn't work at all. Look, it's March 10th and Nintendo is celebrating all things Mario. There are movie trailers, Switch game sales,
Random Miyamoto Joins Mario Movie Cast For Acapella Cover Of Super Mario Bros. Theme
MAR10 always brings with it a whole host of Mario-themed fun. And last night, the voice cast of The Super Mario Bros. Movie got together on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon with The Roots to perform an awesome acapella rendition of the Super Mario Bros. Theme. This delightful little cover features the voice talents of the movie...
News The Super Mario Bros. Movie Plumbing Website Has Been Updated
Support chat, new testimonials & more
Update [Fri 10th Mar, 2023 01:30 GMT]: Following the reveal of the final trailer for the Super Mario Bros. movie, Illumination has updated the promotional 'Mario Bros. Plumbing' website. You can get a glimpse of Pauline, read some new testimonials, visit new areas, and access a customer support live chat...
Thursday9th Mar 2023
News The Final Super Mario Bros. Movie Trailer Is An Action-Packed Thrill Ride
Rainbow Road, Tostarena, and sad spinys
And there you have it, folks — the final trailer for Illumination's Super Mario Bros. Movie has aired, and once again is packed full of references and laced with tons of action. In today's dedicated Mario Movie Nintendo Direct, Shigeru Miyamoto and CEO of Illumination Chris Meledandri introduced the very...
News Mario Movie Improves On Characters Who Didn't Have "Much Of A Personality", Says Director
"Literally every single person in this movie is great"
Ever since it was initially announced, we have all been curious as to how Nintendo and Illumination would go about bringing the world of Mario to the big screen. From The Super Mario Bros. Movie trailers that we have seen so far, it certainly seems like they have done a good job. The movie...
News Mario Strikers: Battle League Scores New Update, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
It looks like Nintendo has finished with the big character-adding updates for Mario Strikers: Battle League after Bowser Jr. and Birdo were added back in December 2022. This doesn't mean, however, that the game will now sit update-free for the rest of time, as proven by Nintendo's latest patch to remove some pesky crashes. It looks...
Tuesday7th Mar 2023
Random Mario Movie Plumbing Van Rolled Up To Spring's London Comic Con
Where's the leak?
Last weekend saw the first London Comic Con of the year arrive at Olympia London, bringing with it a whole host of stars and fans from the worlds of movies, TV and comics. While Nintendo is often not the biggest name at this event, this season's convention brought a certain iconic plumber twist thanks to the upcoming Mario Movie...
News LEGO Announces 'Super Mario YouTube Premiere' For MAR10 Day
Could more sets be on the way?
This Friday is MAR10 Day, the calendar event of the year where we can pretty much guarantee a healthy dose of news about everyone's favourite plumber. Nintendo has already revealed its special edition Switch bundle and final Mario Movie trailer livestream, but it looks like LEGO is going to be getting in on the...
Monday6th Mar 2023
Deals Nintendo's MAR10 Day Sale Discounts Top Mario Games By Up To 40% (US)
Deals live now ahead of the big day!
The celebrations for this year's MAR10 Day (March 10th) have gotten underway early, with plenty of fantastic deals appearing at retail in the US. If you're wanting to add some of Mario's biggest and best titles to your library, now's your chance! All of the deals found below will be available between now and...
News Europe's MAR10 Day Switch Bundle Will Not Contain 'Choose Your Own Game' Option
Locked in to Super Mario Odyssey instead
Last week we got our first proper look at Nintendo's upcoming MAR10 Day Switch bundle. As revealed for the US, this set contains a standard model Switch with red Joy-Cons, a Mario Movie sticker sheet and one game from a choice of three. Nintendo Europe has today revealed the same offer for the continent,...
News It's Official, The Mario Movie Release Date Has Been Brought Forward For The UK Too
Update: A number of EU release dates also changed
Update [Mon 6th Mar, 2023 10:00 GMT]: Last week we learned that The Super Mario Bros. Movie would be brought forward in the US and other territories by two days to a new release date of 5th April. Initially excluded from this change, we now know that the UK will be joining suit and will be showing...
Friday3rd Mar 2023
News Mario Movie Directors Explain Their Take On Princess Peach
Playtime is over
We are gradually nearing the release of The Super Mario Bros. Movie and we are increasingly learning more about what to expect from this fresh take on the classic video game characters. One of the film's most drastic changes appears to have come in the shape of Princess Peach. Formally the helpless damsel in distress of the early...
Thursday2nd Mar 2023
News Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope Lands Free Switch Demo, Out Today
Just when you thought that Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope had faded into the category of 'forgotten games', two pieces of news come along to bring it back into significance. Today kicked off with the release of the game's first wave of DLC 'Tower of Doooom', and the team at Ubisoft are keeping the news ball rolling as it revealed that a...
News Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope Updated With Spooky 'Tower Of Doooom' DLC
A Season Pass exclusive
The award-winning title Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope today receives its very first DLC offering, officially titled the 'Tower of Doooom'. As part of this Ubisoft and Nintendo have now rolled out a new update for the game. The patch notes at the moment are only available in Japanese. Below is a rough translation (via...
Wednesday1st Mar 2023
Back Page Are Mario's Power-Up Mushrooms Suitable For Vegetarians?
In the magazine business, the Back Page is where you'd find all the weird goofs that we couldn't fit in anywhere else. Some may call it "filler"; we prefer "a whole page to make terrible jokes that are tangentially related to the content of the mag". We don't have pages on the internet, but we still love terrible jokes — so welcome to...
Tuesday28th Feb 2023
Gallery Get A Closer Look At The Jakks Pacific Mario Movie Toys
You ok Peach??
We are rapidly nearing the release of The Super Mario Bros. Movie and the marketing campaign is in full swing. While we wait for the premier of the final trailer on 9th March, there is a whole lot more merch out there for us to get our hands on. Perhaps the most anticipated of these was the collection of toys and figures from Jakks...
Thursday23rd Feb 2023
News Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope 'Tower Of Doooom' DLC Will Spook Next Week
Exclusive to the Season Pass
Ubisoft has finally revealed when the first expansion for hit strategy game Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope releases. The Tower of Doooom, which is exclusive to Season Pass owners, will be dropping on 2nd March. Getting just a short teaser on Twitter, we know very little about the upcoming update. Ubisoft has previously...
Wednesday22nd Feb 2023
Rumour New Switch Bundle Featuring Mario Movie Bonus Supposedly Launching "Soon"
A release could line up with MAR10 Day
Update [Fri 24th Feb, 2023 02:30 GMT]: It seems there may be a minor update about this "new" bundle. According to the Nintendo deal Twitter account Nintend'Alerts, the bundle is new packaging with stickers. Be on the lookout for more details. Original article [Wed 22nd Feb, 2023 01:45 GMT]: If you're...
Tuesday21st Feb 2023
News Miyamoto: Nintendo Is "Always" Working On Mario, But Isn't Ready For The Next Game Reveal Just Yet
Mario movie game when?
Nintendo has just opened its Mario-themed Super Nintendo World park in Hollywood and soon Super Mario will be getting his very own big-screen animation – so when can we expect to see the next major video game entry? In a recent interview with IGN, Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto mentioned how although Nintendo hasn't got...
Monday20th Feb 2023
Guide Super Nintendo World: Is It Worth It? Survival Tips, Budget Advice, How To 'Play' The Park
Get the most from your visit to Hollywood, CA
Super Nintendo World in Hollywood, California is finally open to the public, and we've been exploring the park to uncover its secrets. Today, Alan will be your guide as he proffers essential tips for making the most your visit, including basic info concerning entry and queue times and the like, plus...