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Record for lowest-scoring Super Mario Bros. run broken

You guys are still doing speed-runs? Psh, speed-runs are so 2005. These days, it's all about low-score runs; baffling attempts at calculated badness, wherein highly-skilled gamers do everything they can to do as little as possible. No one does better at doing poorly than YouTube power-gamer...

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Play For Japan: The Album helps rebuild Japan, available now

Announced last May and originally slated for a June release, Play For Japan: The Album is finally available for your listening pleasure. The album features original tracks by 18 of gaming history's greatest composers, including Silent Hill's Akira Yamaoka, Metal Gear Solid 4's Nobuko Toda, and if...

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Bob Hoskins is not the biggest Super Mario Bros. fan

In a recent interview with Guardian, legendary actor Bob Hoskins went on record about the highlights of his prestigious cinematic career. In one section of the quickfire Q&A, Hoskins talked about one of his greatest film achievements to date: "What is the worst job you've done? Super...

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It's a giant Master Chief and Mario made out of ... balloons

They said you were a joke. They said you'd never be a somebody. They said your love of latex and highly volatile, unstable objects would be your downfall. Yeah, well who's laughing now? You've just made a life-size balloon sculpture of Master Chief and now he's your best friend ever....

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Super Mario gets a Portal gun

Who needs to go hunting for warp zones at 1-2 or 4-2 in the original Super Mario Bros when you've got a portal gun? Portal one, portal two and voila! Princess is ready for a smooch....

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Tempest Freerunning Academy features Mario tribute

The recently opened Tempest Freerunning Academy in Los Angeles has put together a promotional video of its gym that hits several notes obligating us to write about it. The fantastic feats of athleticism in the clip begin with various free runners flipping, climbing and jumping across a set...

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The Super Mario Bros. movie that should have been

Attendees of SXSW were privy to a trailer promising a more dramatic version of the tale of the brothers Mario. Now said trailer is online for all to see and we'd be remiss not to bring it to your attention. Joe Nicolosi's take on the Mushroom Kingdom is not only irresistible, it's pretty...

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Building Mario in Tetris is tougher than you may think

No, seriously, watch the video past the break and you'll agree with us. It took YouTube user Shuey187 over 90 minutes -- and, sadly, he never finished the hat....

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3DS Super Mario Bros. confirmed by Miyamoto

Just in case the very existence of the 3DS wasn't enough to convince you that there would eventually be a traditional Super Mario game for it, Nintendo has made it official. In the company's latest Iwata Asks feature, Mario maestro Shigeru Miyamoto confirmed that a new Super Mario Bros. game is...

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Nintendo denies use of Mario theme in Justin Bieber movie

According to a tweet from director John Chu, Nintendo prohibited a 15-second clip of the Super Mario Bros. theme song from being used in an upcoming film adaptation of pop prince Justin Bieber's life, Crank 3 Never Say Never. Chu seemed frustrated, but we understand why a company like Nintendo has...

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