Tag Archives: mario
Wed, Oct 09, 2013 | 23:22 BST
Mega Man and Mighty No. 9 creator Keiji Inafune believes playing Mario games is essential for any would-be game designers.
Sun, Sep 08, 2013 | 23:37 BST
You will be able to dress up like Link alongside cats dressed up like the Mario Bros. in Monster Hunter 4, Nintendo and Capcom revealed in a Monster Hunter themed Nintendo Direct this morning.
Thu, Jun 27, 2013 | 22:04 BST
Nintendo has said it puts out the “right number of Mario games based on what fans are asking for,” according to NoA senior director of corporate communications Charlie Scibetta.
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 17:49 GMT
Shigeru Miyamoto, at 60 years old, is acknowledging that he won’t be working at Nintendo forever, and he is taking steps to get the company ready for life without him.
Thu, Jan 31, 2013 | 16:26 GMT
Scribblenauts Unlimited is heading to Wii U in February. I’ve been playing it this week to write an impressions piece which you can read right here next week. Along the way I’ve discovered tons of neat Nintendo easter eggs, such as being able to give Mario a mushroom power up to have him turn into a giant, or have Link jam out a tune on the Ocarina of Time. Nintendo has sent us some shots of the easter eggs in action, and you check out our gallery below.
Thu, Dec 06, 2012 | 08:36 GMT
Thu, Nov 29, 2012 | 09:54 GMT
The Legend of Zelda and the next fully-3D Mario title have been discussed by Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. Check out his tantalising tease below.
Fri, Oct 19, 2012 | 10:46 BST
Scribblenauts Unlimited on Wii U will feature a host of Mario and Zelda cameos and items, but unfortunately for Nintendo 3DS owners, the cameos haven’t made it over to the handheld version. Developer 5th Cell has revealed that it was a matter of timing.
Tue, Sep 25, 2012 | 10:32 BST
Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto has answered some of the ‘biggest’ burning questions surrounding the iconic plumber. Things like his last name and his natural hair colour, if these are things you really wanted to know about. Read on for a chuckle.
Fri, Sep 14, 2012 | 15:13 BST
The Mario franchise is an IP Nintendo is “highly cognizant” of, according to Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime, and as long as each release offers fans something new, there’s no reason to fear an overly saturated Mario market.
Mon, Aug 13, 2012 | 16:25 BST
Nintendo has revealed a North American release date for Paper Mario: Sticker Star, as well as detailing a bunch of other portable releases.
Tue, Jul 24, 2012 | 15:07 BST
Nintendo has announced the Month of Mario will commence after the release of New Super Mario Bros. 2 on August 19. During the four weeks following the release, one Mario game per week will be made available at a discount in the Nintendo eShop. Get the list below.
Tue, Apr 17, 2012 | 00:39 BST
Nintendo has confirmed it will show a new Super Mario Bros game for Wii U at E3 2012 in June.
Mon, Mar 12, 2012 | 01:59 GMT
Super Mario 3D Land director Koichi Hayashida has said hardware-driven innovation keeps the Mario franchise fesh, and that it doesn’t need creator Shigeru Miyamoto to progress.
Mon, Dec 05, 2011 | 19:04 GMT
Tue, Nov 22, 2011 | 22:10 GMT
“When we show a power-up to Mr. Miyamoto, we get a bit nervous, but he usually understands our ideas.”
“Mr. Miyamoto had an inscrutable expression when we showed him the designs [for the Bee Suit and Boo Suit]; he isn’t a big fan of making Mario cute.”
Nintendo staffers Koichi Hayashida and Yoshiaki Koizumi recall their feelings on working on Mario power-ups under the guidance of creator Shigeru Miyamoto, speaking with Kotaku.
Sat, May 28, 2011 | 20:54 BST
It’s Memorial Day weekend in US and a bank holiday in the UK. Whether you are honoring those who have passed, served your country, or just using it as an excuse to eat BBQ and get sloshed, it doesn’t matter. It’s all good in our book. Let’s get you caught up on the small stuff you can get to the more important, aforementioned festivities.
Fri, Apr 29, 2011 | 23:52 BST
We’re all just working for the weekend, ya know. Let these shorts do some of it for you so your clicker fingers can be saved for something more useful.
Thu, Apr 28, 2011 | 23:06 BST
The last day of the work week is almost here. Have some shorts to get you through until then.
Thu, Feb 17, 2011 | 16:25 GMT
So many tiny bits of news. So little time.