Entries in 'mario' (85)

"Just think of paying 99 cents just to get Mario to jump a little higher"

"Just think of paying 99 cents just to get Mario to jump a little higher"

Hedge fund manager and Nintendo share holder Seth Fischer has urged Nintendo to move into the smartphone market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2014 at 9:58AM in News
Nintendo reveals football management game, sets release dates for Mario Golf and Kirby

Nintendo reveals football management game, sets release dates for Mario Golf and Kirby

Nintendo tonight made a number of 3DS announcements - including news it is developing a football management title.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 13th 2014 at 11:43PM in News
Nintendo wasn't concerned by Flappy Bird's pipes

Nintendo wasn't concerned by Flappy Bird's pipes

Much of the criticism aimed at now-defunct smartphone title Flappy Bird concerned allegations of IP infringement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2014 at 4:10PM in News

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Iwata: "It's not as simple as moving Mario onto smartphones"

Iwata: "It's not as simple as moving Mario onto smartphones"

Becoming a third party publisher is not the easy answer to reversing Nintendo’s ongoing problems, president Satoru Iwata has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2014 at 3:30PM in News
Miyamoto says HD remakes of old Mario games are "possible"

Miyamoto says HD remakes of old Mario games are "possible"

Super Mario World HD? Super Mario 64 HD? Such things could happen, according to Nintendo design boss Shigeru Miyamoto.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2013 at 3:12PM in News
Mario and Luigi skins included in Rayman Legends on Wii U

Mario and Luigi skins included in Rayman Legends on Wii U

The Wii U version of Rayman Legends will offer an extra goodie for Nintendo fans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 12:03PM in News
Iwata vows that Nintendo IP won't go multi-platform

Iwata vows that Nintendo IP won't go multi-platform

Don’t expect Mario, Zelda or Donkey Kong to appear on non-Nintendo platforms anytime soon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2013 at 10:33AM in News

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Two Zelda games, 3D Mario and Mario Kart all due for Wii U

Two Zelda games, 3D Mario and Mario Kart all due for Wii U

Well, of course they were coming out - but Nintendo has name-checked the lot, and a few will be playable at E3.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 2:58PM in News
Exiled Salman Rushdie turned to Super Mario World

Exiled Salman Rushdie turned to Super Mario World

A new memoir from author Salman Rushdie has revealed that the respected academic has a (until now) secret love of SNES hit Super Mario World.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 11th 2012 at 10:40AM in News
Nintendo expects XL Xmas for 3DS

Nintendo expects XL Xmas for 3DS

Excitement for Wii U is building, but Nintendo is spending significant marketing money to ensure 3DS grows this season, too.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 5th 2012 at 1:35PM in News
Enterbrain: New Super Mario Bros 2 flies in Japan

Enterbrain: New Super Mario Bros 2 flies in Japan

It has only been out a week, but already New Super Mario Bros 2 is one of the 3DS' biggest selling video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 3rd 2012 at 12:39PM in News

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Nintendo sexes up Mario 3DS campaign

Nintendo sexes up Mario 3DS campaign

Sex and the City star Kim Cattrall is the latest celeb to star in Nintendo's TV ads.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 11th 2012 at 4:53PM in News
NINTENDO: New Super Mario Bros U detailed

NINTENDO: New Super Mario Bros U detailed

Nintendo has announced New Super Mario Bros U, a flagship platformer that will show off the connectivity of its recently unveiled Miiverse system.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 5th 2012 at 5:26PM in News
Stratford becomes Mario Land next month

Stratford becomes Mario Land next month

London’s Westfield Stratford centre will be transformed into Mario Land in February.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 30th 2012 at 1:36PM in News

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Mario gets his groove on in Just Dance 3

Mario gets his groove on in Just Dance 3

Gaming's foremost man of plumbing makes his debut today in one of the Wii's most successful franchises.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 14th 2011 at 9:45AM in News
Rayman creator admits he doesn't like Mario games

Rayman creator admits he doesn't like Mario games

Michel Ancel, the creator of the popular Rayman series, has made the surprise admission that he doesn’t like Mario platformers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2011 at 10:51AM in News
What's Out Today? w/e November 18th, 2011

What's Out Today? w/e November 18th, 2011

Ancient swords, muscle cars, magic LEGO, Olympian hedgehogs, Racoon-suited plumbers and 5ft purple dildo bats – there's something for everyone.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 18th 2011 at 10:26AM in News
Brand Map: Super Mario Bros

Brand Map: Super Mario Bros

This week we look at playing habits for one of the biggest game franchises of all time. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 3rd 2011 at 3:00PM in News
3DS hits 6.68m units sold

3DS hits 6.68m units sold

As of the end of last month, Nintendo has sold 6.68m 3DS consoles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 27th 2011 at 10:42AM in News
Now you can live in Super Mario World

Now you can live in Super Mario World

Supernice.co.uk has revealed a fantastic way to transform any child’s (or, to be fair, adult’s) room into a level right out of Super Mario Bros.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 31st 2011 at 9:43AM in News
Brand Map: Mario Kart

Brand Map: Mario Kart

This week we’re going to look at Mario Kart using the GameVision Brand Map you can buy direct from MCV online.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 25th 2011 at 3:54PM in News