As Super Mario Turns 30, Celebrate With Your Own Plot

Mario BrosIf one of your first introductions to video games was Mario Super Bros, it’s time to celebrate. Nintendo’s classic game with a plumber in blue overalls turned 30 this weekend and it’s a great time to go back to the game. To help you celebrate, Nintendo has launched a new title called “Super Mario Maker”. Infused with ample nostalgia, this game also allows players to design and share different levels.  

The levels in this game are reminiscent of Mario Bros as it appeared in the 80s and 90s. So you get the fun knocking sounds, repetitive levels that are so easy to scrape through and finding magical hidden treasures. It was a simple game that didn’t need an instruction booklet. Instead, it challenged players to find hidden tricks and cheats on their own.

An eventful celebration

Nintendo also organized an event where several artists dressed up as the hyperactive plumber while the theme music was played for fans. Mario’s creator Shigeru Miyamoto was also present during the event felt quite emotional while singing the birthday song with the audiences.

Fans Stay Glued

Fans of the game, most of whom grew up with the game, are ga-ga about the game till today. Most of them associate the game with many childhood memories and their introduction to video games. Some even dedicate their glasses at an early age to the game. Many fans have taken to the social media to say that Super Mario was their hero. For some, it was their way of exploring something new.

Super Mario was introduced as a console game way back in September 13, 1985. Ever since, it has undergone several technological developments from time to time. Though all Super Mario series have received love of the fans, the adventure of plucky plumber to rescue Princess Peach got maximum affection as it sold over 310 million units. … Read the rest

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Nintendo Wii U and the Virtual World of Super Mario Bites into the Pocket, Bestseller Earthbound Delayed

Nintendo launched its new gaming console, the Wii U, last year, to a rather mixed response. Now that the console spent some time in the market, we’ve been able to analyze it a little better. And what we’ve unearthed is a bit of a disturbing trend.

The most popular games for Wii U apparently is Super Mario World, which is a fabulous game undoubtedly, but it still is a Nintendo game. But at $350, it does seem quite an expense to enjoy this game, especially when you consider the fact that there are very few other games on offer.

Nintendo was supposed to launch Pikmin 3, but that’s also been delayed to August, while ‘The Wonderful 101’ seems to have vanished into oblivion. Analysts say the delay is being caused by the company’s inability to fully grasp the concept of HD development.

But the good news is that Nintendo is planning to re-release its bestselling game, Earthbound.  Will it be available on Wii U? There’s no other way to increase the sales of its newest gaming consoles other than to bring out more games, even if it’s being developed by Nintendo.… Read the rest

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