A TV news helicopter caught a game of ‘Mario Kart’ being played on the Kansas City Royals’ 106-foot tall jumbotron screen (NTDOY)

Twitter/KCTV 5 The helicopter for a local Kansas City TV station captured a game of “Mario Kart” being played on the jumbotron at Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals. Aerial footage showing the game on the screen was posted to Twitter on Tuesday, where the post has recieved more than 10,000 retweets and […]

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Nintendo Switch NEWS: Mario Time event out now for fans

Super Smash Bros Ultimate’s latest event has kicked off on Nintendo Switch. Titled ‘Oh Yeah! Mario Time!’, the latest Super Smash Bros Ultimate event lasts for the next five days. Players can earn more gold by defeating characters from the Super Mario series. “A huge collection of characters from the world of Mario are coming […]

The official ‘Super Mario Bros.’ encyclopedia is here

After a years-long wait, the official Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia is available outside of Japan. The 256-page compendium is available in both a $ 40 standard edition as well as an $ 80 limited version with a random, holofoil-trimmed cover in a question mark slipcase. Whichever version you pick, it should be a relatively comprehensive […]

1993’s ‘Super Mario Bros.’ is Far More Interesting Than You Remember

(Welcome to The Unpopular Opinion, a series where a writer goes to the defense of a much-maligned film or sets their sights on a movie seemingly beloved by all. In this edition: Super Mario Bros. is much better than we give it credit for.) Illumination Entertainment and Nintendo are gearing up to bring Mario, Luigi and […]

A 28-year-old woman says celebrity chef Mario Batali forcibly kissed her and groped her in a Boston restaurant when she asked for a selfie

Getty Images / Mark Von Holden Natali Tene, 28, claims Mario Batali forcibly kissed her and groped her in a Boston restaurant in 2017.  In a lawsuit against the celebrity chef she claims Batali groped her as she tried to take a selfie with him.  The suit filed Wednesday in Superior Court in Boston seeks unspecified […]

Mario Draghi’s replacement is already being discussed

A LOT rests on the shoulders of the euro zone’s top central banker. The president of the European Central Bank (ECB) is not just in charge of ensuring monetary and financial stability in one of the world’s largest economies. In the absence of a single European fiscal authority, it also falls to the ECB to […]

Modders revamp Super Mario Odyssey on hacked Switch hardware

Super Mario Odyssey modder TheSunCat takes you through his insanely difficult custom level for the game. Since a simple method for unlocking most Switch hardware was revealed back in March, much of the hacking community has been focused on developing homebrew software/emulators for the system. But a small community of Super Mario Odyssey fans has […]

Will location-based VR games like Mario Kart VR be lost to history?

ANALYSIS: I enjoy both virtual reality and Mario Kart games, so I’ve wanted to play Mario Kart VR ever since it was announced. Unfortunately, like 99.994 percent of the population, I would have to physically travel to a different city just to play it: One year after its release, Bandai Namco and Nintendo have only […]

You can now play Mario Kart 8 with Labo’s cardboard motorbike controller

In a surprise announcement this morning, Nintendo revealed a free downloadable update for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe that will allow the Switch game to be controlled using the Toy-Con Motorbike controller constructed with the Nintendo Labo Variety Kit. As shown in a brief preview video, the cardboard enclosure uses the Joy-Con’s gyroscopic motion sensing to […]

Google Maps update marks Super Mario Day, Nintendo hero now drives along with you

Google Maps have launched a Mario update to coincide with Super Mario Day which sees the Nintendo icon drive alongside you. Super Mario Day is today, March 10 (i.e. MAR10), a day which celebrates the most iconic character in video game history. Mario first burst onto our screens back in 1981, and since then has […]