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Spanish neighborhood receiving video game street names

If you happened to be visiting the new neighborhood of Arcosur, located in Zaragoza, Spain, this past weekend, you would have played witness to a truly ... unique sight. This past Saturday, one of the first streets in the still-under-construction suburb received a moniker: Avenida de Super Mario...

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Nintendo World Store 'reopens' Nov. 7 with a Mario celebration

The Nintendo World Store in New York City is open once again after a couple of weeks of remodeling. Next week, Nintendo will "officially" open the store in style, with a Mario party. Not a Mario Party, though, to be clear. On November 7, from 12-5 PM, Nintendo will host a party in honor of the...

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Developers celebrate Super Mario Bros.' 25th anniversary

In case the red consoles didn't sufficiently alert you, 2010 is the 25th anniversary of the release of Super Mario Bros. for Famicom and NES. To commemorate the occasion, Famitsu spoke to a group of prominent developers about the impact Shigeru Miyamoto's masterpiece had on them and the industry. ...

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Bruvva, a Mario-themed Threadless shirt you should vote on

Jeremy Harnell isn't just a cool dude who reads a semi-cool site, he also came up with this nifty Threadless shirt. It's called "Bruvva" and is currently being voted on -- votes determine if it's ultimately produced as a shirt, you see, so if you have an account, head on over and do Jeremy a solid!...

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Iwata Asks about development of the NES

Indulging his inquiry habit, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata spoke with Masayuki Uemura, advisor to Nintendo's Research & Engineering Dept., and Hiroshi Imanishi, Ex-Director and GM, Corporate Communications Division, about their time working on the Famicom (NES) way back in 1981-82. The two...

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Red Wii with special Super Mario Bros. coming to Japan

After announcing the Super Mario Collection and special-edition DSi and DSi XL systems, Nintendo has continued the festivities with a red Super Mario Bros. Wii console. The new, Mario-colored Wii will include a matching Wii Remote Plus and Nunchuk -- and it will be preloaded with an exclusive...

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Nintendo reveals Super Mario 25th Anniversary DSi XL [update: now pictured!]

At it' press conference in Japan this afternoon (well, in Japan it's the afternoon), Nintendo announced plans to release a Super Mario 25th Anniversary Edition DSi LL (DSi XL, as it's known in the West) to the Japanese public on October 28. Andriasang's liveblog of the goings-on also give it an...

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Mario-themed tifo display heats up Chicago Fire soccer game

Last Saturday, the Chicago Fire played a fairly disheartening game against the Seattle Sounders at home, though the proceedings were brightened significantly by a delightful, Mario-themed tifo display. We're not sure what Mario has to do with the two clubs, but -- oh, wait! Fireballs! Of course....

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Miyamoto explains why it's 'easy' to make a Mario game

As part of Nintendo's ongoing celebration of Mario's 25th anniversary, the latest edition of Iwata Asks is a lengthy conversation between Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto and guest host Shigesato Itoi, creator of Earthbound. In the interview, Miyamoto suggested that making Mario games has been...

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Super Mario Bros. played with eye movements

Waterloo Labs, a collective of insane National Instruments employees, developed an electrode system to measure eye movement, and then used that as a control method for Super Mario Bros. Look past the break to see it in action -- you'll also have to click, unless you're wearing one of these setups....

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