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Console Wars author reveals Yoshi’s real name

Console Wars author reveals Yoshi’s real name

Aug 6, 2014

Blake J. Harris, author of the excellent book Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation, took to Twitter recently to share some scans from Nintendo’s insider promotional materials. Dating back to 1993, these images show the Mario gang in their Super Nintendo designs, though they reveal some information you might not have known...

S.H.Figuarts Mario Action Figure Coming Down the Warp Pipe

S.H.Figuarts Mario Action Figure Coming Down the Warp Pipe

Jan 29, 2014

One of Nintendo’s most beloved and recognized icons is coming to Bandai’s highly successful S.H.Figuarts line of action figure. The colored prototype of Mario himself was spotted recently at the UK Toy Fair. S.H.Figuarts Mario is expected to come out in March, for a very reasonable $20 price tag. Mario on his own is light on accessories the package...

Death of Danny Wells Brings Year of Luigi to Dramatic Close

Death of Danny Wells Brings Year of Luigi to Dramatic Close

Dec 4, 2013

We regret to inform you that last month Danny Wells, the actor most known for his portrayal of Luigi Mario in the live-action and animated segments of The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! television show, has passed away at the age of 72 according to his obituary in the Montreal Gazette. This news comes four years after the death of Louis Vincent “Captain...

Top 10 Irrational Video Game Deaths

Top 10 Irrational Video Game Deaths

Nov 16, 2013

Have you ever witnessed something so unbelievable, you yelled “Oh, come on” at your screen in a state of disbelief? As gamers, we have to suspend some of our state of disbelief – otherwise we’d never be able to enjoy these wacky video games. I mean, talking animals – what’s up with that? However, there are some things so...

Why I Hate Modern Gaming

Why I Hate Modern Gaming

Mar 5, 2013

I was born in the 80’s. I was there when Atari had an abomination of a blinking “Pac-Man” game. I was there when Nintendo saved the video game industry as we know it today and I was there when Nintendo had a “seal of quality” that meant something. As it stands right now I am 29 years old and am a gamer in a state of transition. On...