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Super Mario Bros. World Record Beaten With Near-Perfect Run

Super Mario Bros. World Record Beaten With Near-Perfect Run There’s a new world record for beating Super Mario Bros.Earlier this month we actually profiled Darbian and his quest to get a “perfect” run of Super Mario Bros.

Mario And Sonic At The Fast Food Drive-In

Mario And Sonic At The Fast Food Drive-In Not nearly as healthy as Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games but slightly more edible, Nintendo has teamed up with exactly the right American fast food restaurant to distribute Mario & Luigi Paper Jam toys.There are several Sonic Drive-In restaurants near my home.

The craziest feats ever performed in Mario games

The craziest feats ever performed in Mario games Plumber and savior of the Mushroom Kingdom, Mario Mario (his name, look it up), is a pretty uncomplicated guy, right?The many, many games he stars in aren’t known for pushing the envelope too far.

Super Mario Maker: Designing a Challenge

Super Mario Maker: Designing a Challenge An easily accessible Super Mario level design tool, officially made by Nintendo.and Super Mario Bros.

Sony may beat Nintendo to the punch, next-gen NX console not due until 2017

Sony may beat Nintendo to the punch, next-gen NX console not due until 2017 Ever since rumors surfaced of a new Nintendo console, it’s been assumed that Nintendo would launch a new platform before either Microsoft or Sony could finalize their own next-generation offerings.We can’t fairly call this a delay, since Nintendo hasn’t previously set a target for its NX launch.

Speedrunner Reprograms a Super Mario Game to Beat Itself

Speedrunner Reprograms a Super Mario Game to Beat Itself Pixel-perfect inputs can be used to trigger memory events, usually for the purpose of beating games in fractions of the time it would ordinarily take.A similar exploit exists in the classic Mario Game Boy game 6 Golden Coins, but it exists in a physical, semi-playable form.

Live Orchestra Celebrates Our Annoying Mario Maker Level

Live Orchestra Celebrates Our Annoying Mario Maker Level The Giant Bomb community created a work of art during our first installment of Giant Bomb Makes Mario, and it's apparently inspired others from the world of fine arts.Montreal's L'Orchestre de Jeux has performed numerous live renditions of classic tunes from Zelda, Kirby, Donkey Kong, and more, and their most recent video showcases "The Giant Bomb Level.

Mario Saves The Day at Olympic Games Closing Ceremony

Mario Saves The Day at Olympic Games Closing Ceremony During the traditional hand-off to the next city to hold the Summer Olympic games, Tokyo, Mario made a surprise appearance in a big way.During the closing ceremony, officials from Rio and Tokyo met together to ceremonially transfer the charge of hosting the next Summer Olympics.

Nintendo to Develop Mario Runner for iPhone

Nintendo to Develop Mario Runner for iPhone Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto made his way onto Apple's iPhone 7 press briefing stage this morning to announce a new game that will debut exclusively on iOS devices.-style graphics and sound, with some light competitive elements found in the game's "Toad Rally" mode.

New details on Nintendo’s mini-NES point to gorgeous graphics, but very short cables

New details on Nintendo’s mini-NES point to gorgeous graphics, but very short cables Ever since Nintendo announced it would offer a pint-sized mini-NES with 30 classic games pre-loaded, there’s been a significant groundswell of interest from nostalgic gamers.New information and side-by-side playthroughs suggest that the micro-console offers better graphics than even Nintendo’s own Virtual Console on the Wii U.

Nintendo Switch reportedly arrives with Super Mario Bros, Splatoon, but no Legend of Zelda

Nintendo Switch reportedly arrives with Super Mario Bros, Splatoon, but no Legend of Zelda I’ve been having some fun trying to model what kind of performance we might expect from the Switch relative to the Wii U.The CPU inside the Wii U was an absolutely archaic PowerPC 750CL core with very limited support for SIMD (Single Instruction Multiple Data) a relatively low clock speed (1.