Nintendo game director Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of the “Super Mario Bros.” games, made a surprise appearance during the Nintendo Direct on Thursday to give details on an upcoming animated Mario movie.
It’s-a movie: Actor Chris Pratt, star of blockbuster franchises “Jurassic World” and “Guardians of the Galaxy,” has been tapped to voice Mario in the still-untitled project from Nintendo and animation studio Illumination, which animated “Despicable Me” and “Minions,” Kotaku reported.
A new contender has run into the arena of extremely high-priced games and it’s none other than Mario’s long-time rival, Sonic the Hedgehog.
Another clash: On Sunday, Goldin Auctions tweeted an image of a Wata-certified copy of the 1991 video game “Sonic the Hedgehog” stating that it sold for $430,500 and set an all-time record for the highest price for any Sega Genesis game.
Universal Studios Japan will open its highly-anticipated Nintendo theme park area early next year, bringing notable characters headed by Mario to life.
The area, officially “Super Nintendo World,” was initially scheduled for a July 2020 launch before being pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Verge reported.
A former Nintendo employee credited for developing the company’s first home console has shed light on the true ethnicity of Mario this month.
Since the character’s debut in the “Super Mario Bros.” franchise in the late 1980s, many assumed that he must be Italian.
The internet doesn’t seem to be able to handle Nintendo’s commitment to detail; first it was Mario’s nipples in a speed run mode in “Super Mario Odyssey,” and now it’s Luigi’s bulge in “Mario Tennis Aces”.
We all know Mario as the mushroom-munching, princess-chasing, reptile-pummeling, pipe-plumbing hero of Nintendo’s Mario video game franchise…or so we thought. As it would turn out, Mario has hung up his utility belt without any of us noticing — the savior of the mushroom kingdom has retired from his illustrious plumbing career.
Japanese Twitter user @hinatas_Q revealed that the world’s most famous plumber is not actually a plumber — at least, not any longer — according to his profile description on Nintendo of Japan’s official Mario portal site.
If you happen to visit any McDonald’s branch between April 26 and May 22, chances are you’ll find yourself traveling back in time.
That’s literally the case when you ask for a Happy Meal, which features eight Nintendo toys that strike a chord among nostalgic fans.
If there was something people got excited about at the recently concluded iPhone 7 Launch event on Wednesday in California, it certainly was not the new iPhone color variant, nor the ultra pricey earbuds. One of the few things that got a lot of people really stoked was finally being able to play a Super Mario game on iOS.
A soon-to-be-released Nintendo game about the iconic video game character was just announced at the Apple event by Shigeru Miyamoto himself, the legendary Japanese video designer behind Super Mario Bros franchise, Forbes reported.