Straight out of the files of “you knew this was going to happen as soon as the game came to Wii U,” Minecraft is getting an update. On May 17th, the Wii U version of Minecraft is getting a free title update. This new update will smash together the worlds of Minecraft and Super Mario Bros. This free update to the game will give players … Continue reading Minecraft on Wii U Getting Mario Themed Update
During the recent Direct, Nintendo revealed Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition (say that five times fast), Nintendo and GungHo’s new Puzzle & Dragons cross over game, and its right around the corner. It’s two games in one package, one game with a Super Mario Bros. theme and the other game with a more standard Puzzle & Dragons theme. … Continue reading Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition Info And Release Date
Anyone that has purchased a copy of New Super Mario Bros. 2 has a surprise waiting for them. Nintendo announced today that in celebration of players around the world accumulating more than 300 billion coins, they are offering a themed DLC pack for the coin rush mode. This pack, which will be free until February of next year and features three courses themed around the … Continue reading Free Mario DLC
I like the Virtual Console, a lot. I like being able to have all of these classic games from different consoles in one place, accessible at any time. The 3DS Virtual Console has six more titles, from various consoles and handhelds, that have been given release dates. Mario Golf (launches Oct. 11) Castlevania: The Adventure (launches Oct. 25) Ninja Gaiden (launches Nov. 8) Zelda II: … Continue reading Six Virtual Console Games Get Release Dates
All of us here on staff are big into preserving the history of video games. I think we all believe video games need to be preserved as much as the most famous works of art, books and movies do. We’ve talked about whether emulation is a viable way to preserve games that are quickly being lost to time and what needs to be done to make sure these games remain playable in some form for future generations. Our question this week, “You’re in charge of starting a video game museum. What games or artifacts would be the focal point of your most important exhibit?” Continue reading “The Opinion Herd: Video Game Museums”
If you haven’t picked up any pf Mario’s games in the 3DS eShop, then maybe this month might be the time to do it. Nintendo is celebrating next months release of New Super Mario Bros. 2 by discounting four games starring the popular plumber. One game for each of the next four weeks will go on sale, one of them for the second time. July 26 … Continue reading Nintendo Celebrating a Month of Mario
Hey folks. I need a little help. This glitch was recorded recently at OVGE and it was sent to me asking if I’d ever seen it before. It’s a glitch that occurred during a run in Super Mario Bros. for the NES. It’s from the Nintendo World Championships cartridge and was encountered by our young friend Nathan. If I am understanding the voices in the … Continue reading Unknown Mario Glitch?
We knew the Ambassador games weren’t going to stay exclusive to the program for long. That time came a while back in Japan, but it just happened for us in North America today. Super Mario Bros. is available to purchase for $5 from the Nintendo 3DS eShop and along with it come some updates. The most obvious will be the new graphic that the game … Continue reading Super Mario Bros. Now Available
After much rumor and speculation, we finally have an announcement of some bundles coming to North America. November 7th is the date to mark your calendars for. The 25th Anniversary Edition Wii will be heading here complete with a copy of Wii Sports, New Super Mario Bros. Wii, the 25th Anniversary edition of Super Mario Bros., a red Wii Remote Plus and a red Nunchuk. … Continue reading Coming To America
Is it a sign you’ve played WAY too much New Super Mario Bros Wii when you try to shake the Wii Remote when you’re playing the original Super Mario Bros. to get Mario to jump just a little bit further? Yes while playing level 1-1 in Super Mario Bros. I realized I wasn’t going to hit the top of the flag so I shook the … Continue reading Sign of the Times?