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It's-a Mario World: Mario's Many Professions, Part 1 of 2

Welcome to another edition of It's-a Mario World, where we seemingly spend more time blathering about Mario games than we do playing them. In last week's feature debut, we presented a gallery detailing some of the elusive pickups of Mushroom Kingdom history. This week, we begin a two-part...

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It's-a Mario World: Rare Power-ups

Welcome to the inaugural edition of It's-a Mario World, Nintendo Wii Fanboy's newest feature about one of Nintendo's oldest characters. Every Thursday, we'll bring you a fresh perspective on Mario games and culture, emphasizing his lesser-discussed titles and memorable game content for your...

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DS Daily: Those pesky names

Stupid names. Who needs 'em? We never did. Growing up, we never talked about moblins or lynel in The Legend of Zelda. We talked about the spear dudes and those stupid #*@&$^) centaur guys (except with more colorful metaphors). We were dirty, dirty children who shouldn't have been allowed to mix...

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Virtually Overlooked Week: Alisha's picks

Virtually Overlooked has taken over Wii Fanboy! All this week, members of the staff will be outlining their personal picks for future Virtual Console releases. My path through gaming history is very haphazard and filled with missed turns. Somehow, I managed to skip several really amazing titles...

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Today's stop-motionest game video: Lego SMB

For tonight's video, we chose the Super Mario Bros. Lego video that's been floating around recently. This stop-motion animation shows Mario as a regular-shaped Lego man; instead of making a video as close to SMB as possible, Mario, mushrooms, enemies, and other items are warped through the Lego...

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VC Friday: Mushroom, mushroom

It's Friday, and for our European friends, that means it's time for another Virtual Console update. This week you guys get some super classic goodies, which makes up for the fact that there's only two classic goodies. Super Mario Bros. (NES) - 500 points Motoroader (Turbografx) - 600 points When we...

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Mario ringtone marks over two years on charts. Who knew?

While Nintendo's mascot hasn't really been burning up the console charts lately, there is one area where the Nintendo mascot has been unquestionably dominant . This week marks the 112th consecutive appearance of the original Super Mario Bros. theme on Billboard's Hot Ringtones chart. This continues...

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Three-tiered Mario mushroom cake amazes

This incredible three-tiered Mario-themed wedding cake was the big surprise at Brent Gustafson's wedding. His bride-to-be planned the cake, keeping it a secret until just before its unveiling. The entire creation -- short of the cake toppers -- was entirely edible. That means piranha plants,...

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WaPo looks at Mario Bros. with doe eyes

Sure, it's not hard hitting investigative journalism looking into whether or not Mario is a licensed plumbing contractor, but this puff piece on Nintendo's mascots in Sunday's Washington Post is still far more palatable than another misguided mainstream op/eds detailing the vagaries of those darned...

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New Super Mario undelayed, out May 15th

The official website for the upcoming DS title, New Super Mario Bros., has been updated again. No more delays this time, instead Nintendo has managed to drop the brothers Mario on us a week earlier! Seeing as how the DS Lite is "due in May" in North America, we used simple logic, some...

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