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This year's Club Nintendo elite rewards are all downloadable games

Marking a change from the calendars, posters and other Nintendoodads, the 2014 Club Nintendo elite rewards for North America are all downloadable games. While that'll disappoint some of you, as a European I have to note on our side of the ocean it's all physical - and personally, not the most...

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Record speedrun trumps Super Mario Bros. in under 5 minutes

Speedrunner "Blubbler" has set a new world record completion time for Nintendo's 1985 platformer Super Mario Bros, beating the previous best recorded time by less than a second. The world record run, seen above, shows Mario speeding through a handful of levels before warping to the final world...

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Recall past stages, enemies with these Mario prints

If we tried to roll our Mario memories into a neatly-compacted ball, the result would look much more crude then artist Christopher Lee's efforts. Each 16x20" piece in Lee's Mario Madness set of prints recalls the environments and enemies from one game from the Mario Bros.' NES trilogy, Super Mario...

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Next 33 1/3 volume to analyze Super Mario Bros' soundtrack

Publisher Bloomsbury announced that the next volume in its 33 1/3 book series will focus on Koji Kondo's iconic soundtrack for Nintendo's landmark 1985 platformer Super Mario Bros. Launched in 2003, the 33 1/3 series provides critical analysis of historically significant music albums, with past...

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Video: An impressively unimpressive completion of Super Mario Bros.

YouTube user NotEntirelySure has achieved the lowest possible score in a beginning-to-end, warp-assisted playthrough of Nintendo's 8-bit Super Mario Bros, finishing the game with an impressively unimpressive 500 points. The recent run beats NotEntirelySure's previous anti-record of 600 points....

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Super Mario Bros. almost didn't have goombas

Goombas aren't just iconic staples of Nintendo's Mario universe, they're the first enemy players came up against in Super Mario Bros. That wasn't always the case, though. According to the first-ever Know Your Enemy video from GameXplain, goombas weren't originally planned for the game at all....

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Mod lets you play 'Super Mareo Bruhs' inside Counter-strike

Behold, the Sourcemod Entertainment System, a custom-made plugin for Counter-Strike: GO that allows players to play "Super Mareo Bruhs" inside cs_office. With real controllers, cartridges, and a working power switch, the SMES is just like the real thing. With more flashbangs....

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New Super Mario Bros. 2 gets free SMB and SMB3 levels, available now

New Super Mario Bros. 2 is revisiting old Super Mario Bros. through free Coin Rush content, now available for download. To celebrate a massive 300 billion coins collected in NSMB2 worldwide, Nintendo released the free-for-now Gold Classics Pack based on iconic levels from Super Mario Bros. and...

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Downloadable Mario 3DS games go on sale leading up to New Super Mario Bros. 2

Nintendo is building to the first-of-its-kind downloadable launch of New Super Mario Bros. 2 by letting us download some older Mario games on the cheap. The "Month of Mario," as Nintendo calls it, puts one 3DS Virtual Console game on sale a week, from this Thursday through the August 19 launch of...

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Kickstarter seeks funds for many Lego bricks to make Super Mario Bros. world 1-1

Kickstarter achieves its true potential today, as Zachary Pollock asks for $26,400 to buy Lego bricks to complete a model. It is an especially cool and extravagant model, however. Pollock plans to build the entirety of Super Mario Bros. world 1-1, a project that requires an estimated 780,000 1x1...

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