Home / Tag Archives: mario

Tag Archives: mario

Mario Kart Tour becomes Nintendo’s fastest ‘selling’ mobile game in its first month

Mario Kart Tour is Nintendo’s fastest ‘selling’ mobile game, amassing over 123 million downloads in its first month. This is a significantly stronger performance compared to its second fastest selling, “Super Mario Run” which saw only 21.8 million downloads in its first month.  Despite having the most first month downloads …

Read More »

Nintendo looking to make new movies for its big stars

Nintendo’s biggest successes in recent years have come from it leaving its comfort zone. Building a new Amiibo business has worked well, likewise branching out into smartphone games. Continuing that ethos moving forward, Nintendo is now said to be looking into creating feature films of its major characters. Inarguably Nintendo’s …

Read More »

Mario is quickly becoming UE4’s unofficial mascot

Mario has been Nintendo’s most popular mascot since his inception in the ’80s, spawning whole libraries of games within his universe and others, as he battled bosses, goombas and played a variety of sports for our entertainment. And yet somehow, in the second half of the second decade of the …

Read More »

Nintendo pulls down fan-made Mario 64 level

The internet was pleasantly surprised last week when a fan-made, HD remake of Mario 64’s first level was made available online for people to play in their browser. Thanks to the power of the Unity engine, we could all be whisked back to the mid-90s, where Nintendo was ruling the roost …

Read More »

ShopTo lists Wii U, 3DS amiibo pre-orders

British retailer ShopTo has become the first retailer in the world to list Nintendo amiibo figureines for both the Wii U and 3DS, giving us our first idea of how much each of them will cost. While prices are certainly not final and should be considered changeable before the release, …

Read More »

Mario Kart 8 limited edition revealed

Yesterday Nintendo announced the Mario Kart 8 Limited Edition bundle, the announcement was made through a new video on the Nintendo UK YouTube channel which showcases exactly what is included in the £60 collectors edition. The main addition to the bundle is the spiny shell which will arrive on a …

Read More »

Nintendo Direct announcements

Another month, another Nintendo Direct presentation. This time we’ve been given quite a bit of 3DS news ranging from features and software updates to game releases. We start off with some Zelda: A Link Between Worlds news. First we’re introduced to three new characters: Irene the Witch- She is there …

Read More »

Who wants Mario and Luigi themed Wiimotes?

I do, I do! My wife will too, for sure. Granted it doesn’t come down to much more than painting them red or green and sticking a M or L over the speaker port, but this is something Nintendo should have been doing for a long time. Announced yesterday as …

Read More »

I want my basement to look like this one day

Having just decided that I’ll pick up a busted old arcade cabinet and whip it into shape with some new MAME innards, I’ve been doing some looking around at cabinets, repair techniques and build ideas. I’m thinking some custom art, a pair of six button controls with some minimalist coloring, gonna …

Read More »

Super Mario to enter augmented reality on 3DS cards

Augmented reality is a technology that’s truly in its infancy, but it has potentially huge applications. It could be used to leave messages for friends as they explore the real world, turn board games into fully animated, digital displays and now, have Mario and his friends, interact wherever you want. …

Read More »

KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “YOU Can Test Code for the US Pentagon on Your iPhone” Before long, a new spin will be …

Read More »