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Look out! Mario’s gone “rabbid! ”

Look Out! Mario’s Gone “Rabbid!”

Fellow fans of RPG-style Mario games, something…interesting…is headed our way. The idea of Mario, the high jumping hero of Mushroom Kingdom, is already an odd one. Throw some Rabbids into the mix and you’ve got yourself one wacky crossover. That’s right, the crazy rabbit creatures from a Rayman spin-off game are supposedly teaming up with…

More details relseased about super nintendo world

More Details Relseased About Super Nintendo World

It was teased last year that Nintendo is planning to create a Universal Studios attraction they dub “Super Nintendo World.” In November, they dropped the news that the themed area would be coming to Hollywood and Orlando sometime after its opening in Universal Studios Japan. Earlier this week, to really get Nintendo fans on the…

Top 5 video game closet cosplay ideas for newbies

Top 5 Video Game Closet Cosplay Ideas for Newbies

Many of us are longtime gaming fans, but as new cosplayers, emulating your favorite video game character can be a huge undertaking. That’s why I want to talk about the top 5 video game closet cosplays that even newbies can make their own. They’re all pretty simple, recognizable, and a great way to start your…

5 video game characters based on real people

5 Video Game Characters Based on Real People

The world of video games are filled with lovable characters that have brightened our childhoods or just helped us pass the time with exciting adventures. What inspires characters like Sonic, Boo the ghost, and Kratos? How do these character designers decide how these characters act and what traits they should have? Apparently by basing these…

Top 5 video game related youtube channels you must watch

Top 5 Video Game Related YouTube Channels You Must Watch

Introduction We live in an age where the internet has slowly become a dominant force for how people obtain news, socialize with friends, and entertain themselves during their downtime. For the gaming culture, it has helped to serve as a voice or a way for gamers to reach out and share their opinions by either…

Interview with cinemassacre’s mike matei

Interview with Cinemassacre’s Mike Matei

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to attend SGC 2014 (ScrewAttack Gaming Convention) in Dallas, Texas. While I was there, I visited a number of interesting panels. Yet the one I enjoyed the most revolved around James Rolfe and Mike Matei of Cinemassacre as they celebrated the 10th Anniversary of Cinemassacre. Although the event…

New world record: fastest time beating super mario bros

New World Record: Fastest Time Beating Super Mario Bros

I’d like to encourage you to take a moment to reflect on how long it might take you to perform or conduct certain daily tasks. You know, the sort of things like taking a shower, vacuuming the house, making breakfast, or even driving to work. Now, with that being said, how would your mind fathom…

Mario maker: a spiritual successor to mario paint

Mario Maker: A Spiritual Successor to Mario Paint

Growing Up With Mario Paint I remember when I was a child and I received my first video game console…a Super Nintendo…and my life went downhill ever since. Okay, all jokes aside, it was not long after that when a game was released entitled Mario Paint. Being that I was—and still am—rather creative in my…

Mario party: island tour – everything we know

Mario Party: Island Tour – Everything We Know

Never in my life did I ever expect Mario Party to become a touchy subject. That is, until we were “graced” with Mario Party 9 for the Wii. The series had been absent for an awful long time after Mario Party 8 and many fans, like myself, thought that the series was all washed up…

Nintendo’s packed gamescom lineup

Nintendo’s Packed Gamescom Lineup

Nintendo’s got a lot to prove to me, along with the rest of the world, after the recent statistics showing just how much the Wii U is struggling. Luckily though, Gamescom 2013 is on its way, starting August 21st and Nintendo is promising a whole lot of quality First Party games to hopefully raise our…

Imagine: a real mario & sonic crossover

Imagine: A Real Mario & Sonic Crossover

Okay okay okay. So technically the Olympic Games series is considered a “real crossover” between the two gaming giants, BUT I’M TALKING ABOUT SOMETHIN’ ELSE! I don’t know, I’m sorta sick of the constantly rehashed Olympic Games franchise. Seriously though. We’ve seen both the summer Olympics and now the winter Olympic twice now. Sure, the…

3d mario platformers and their future

3D Mario Platformers and Their Future

I’ve said time and time again that Super Mario Galaxy is one of my favorite modern games of all time. It follows everything Super Mario 64 set the bar for (in terms of what we expect from platformers) back in the 90s and expands it even more with the use of motion control! Galaxy was…

Gamer dad creates donkey kong ‘pauline edition’ for daughter

Gamer Dad Creates Donkey Kong ‘Pauline Edition’ for Daughter

Mario has become the damsel in distress over thirty years after Donkey Kong’s release Everyone loves a bit of retro gaming now and then, even Mike Mika’s three year old daughter. But when the little retro gamer turned her sights to the 1981 Nintendo classic Donkey Kong, she shocked her dad by asking to play…