All the New Features Coming to Super Mario Maker 2

Nintendo recently streamed a direct for Super Mario Maker 2, which was roughly 15 minutes long and took a deep dive into new details about the game. Compared to the first game, which launched in 2015, this sequel appears to be adding a slew of new features and customization options.  One of the most significantContinue reading “All the New Features Coming to Super Mario Maker 2”

Nintendo Direct 09/16 Abridged

Above is the latest batch of announcements from Nintendo in their video presentation, this time centering around the 3DS, 3DS XL, and *New* 3DS. Below is a highlights reel of what’s coming Nintendo’s line of handheld consoles over the rest of the year. Snorlax gets Heavy in Pokemon Sun and Moon For those who purchaseContinue reading “Nintendo Direct 09/16 Abridged”

Nintendo Deletes Popular Streamer’s Super Mario Maker Levels

David Hunt, better known as “GrandPOOBear”, found yesterday that all of his saved Super Mario Maker had been deleted by Nintendo. Along with the levels, his stars and and medals had also vanished. Hunt had been preparing for Californithon – a speedrunning event occurring this upcoming weekend – when he realized that everything he hadContinue reading “Nintendo Deletes Popular Streamer’s Super Mario Maker Levels”

Super Mario Maker Key Update Unlocks Additional Features

A brief video detailing the upcoming Super Mario Maker update has been released via YouTube. The focus of this update is on keys and locked doors, creating new ways to guide progression through your created levels. Keys can be attached to blocks and enemies, or simply left hidden in the environment. They can also beContinue reading “Super Mario Maker Key Update Unlocks Additional Features”

Crazy Super Mario Level From PangeaPanga Available Celebrating AGDQ 2016

It’s not a surprise that I love the Super Mario franchise. Deep down, even with its somewhat linear game play lately, there’s something fun about playing and seeing how the series evolved. When Super Mario Maker came out, it opened up the game and allowed for fans to design levels for the first time, whichContinue reading “Crazy Super Mario Level From PangeaPanga Available Celebrating AGDQ 2016”

Game Awards 2015 Nominees are without Shame

It’s that time of year again, when we see what people think are games of the year, and this year’s nominees came as no surprise to me. The Game of the Year nominees are Bloodbourne, Fallout 4, Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, Super Mario Maker, and Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Nominated games hadContinue reading “Game Awards 2015 Nominees are without Shame”

Review – One Month Later: Super Mario Maker (Wii U)

Super Mario Maker was made available to the world on September 11, 2015. Your favorite media outlets have covered the game in earnest already, and I’m sure you know what to expect. Here, we have a bit more of the same, but from a different perspective — one month later. One month is a lot of time and allowsContinue reading “Review – One Month Later: Super Mario Maker (Wii U)”

Super Mario Turns 30 Today!

Man, to think that Super Mario has been around for thirty years today – he’s become an icon not only to Nintendo, but to video gamers. Yup, today is the 30th anniversary for our Italian plumber. Even for those who do not play games, the Italian plumber with his red shirt, blue overalls, and trademarkContinue reading “Super Mario Turns 30 Today!”

Super Mario Maker Receives a Release Patch

The famed Super Mario Maker has finally made its way to gamers in the world, and on its first day, Nintendo has issued a new patch that addresses quality of life issues. The patch comes in at 201 MB, so save some time to download it! The patch is supposed to address some issues in performance,Continue reading “Super Mario Maker Receives a Release Patch”

Super Mario Maker Stream to be Hosted on Twitch

If you’re itching to get stuck into the upcoming Super Mario Maker, Nintendo has something that just might scratch that itch. Nintendo of America will be hosting a dedicated Super Mario Maker stream over at Twitch.tv. The stream promises a “level design workshop” and a degree of fan interaction. The stream was announced via Twitter,Continue reading “Super Mario Maker Stream to be Hosted on Twitch”