It was a big surprise to see Super Mario Bros release its own Powerup Card Game. With no need for a video game console or handheld device to get your Super Mario fix, this card game requires fans to use their wits and powers of deduction to prevail in the Mushroom Kingdom and safely negotiate their way to the castle. All of the cards within the game feature visuals and assets from the legendary Super Mario Bros, both in the form of Level Cards and Question Mark Box Cards.

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At a time when Super Mario Odyssey has become the bestseller game on Nintendo Switch with over 12.17 million copies of the game sold, fans learnt of the tragic news regarding the man after whom the famous Italian plumber was named.

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Ah it’s that spooky time of year again, Halloween. Being in Australia I can only imagine the whimsy and magic in the air over in America at this time. The leaves are changing, the air is becoming crisp and demons and ghouls walk the streets with their jack o lanterns shining. Here in Aus we are lucky if we get a bogan in a stained singlet coming to our house and demanding a Tim Tam or something.

Anyway, in the spirit of being spooked, here is a quick list of 5 awesome video games you could play this Halloween! If you prefer a video, check out the bottom of this post where our Youtube video is hiding. In the spirit of Halloween you might be also interested in our Super Mario related Pumpkin Stencils!

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Month of October 2018 celebrates an important milestone for what’s widely been described as one of the greatest Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) game ever – Super Mario Bros. 3.

Initially released in 1985 as the first side-scrolling 2D game featuring the moustached hero, Super Mario Bros. series achieved its widespread glory three years later, starting from 23rd October when Super Mario Bros. 3 took the stage. Read the rest of this entry »

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It’s where all the Sonic the Hedgehog fame began. It’s the original 16-bit game developed Sega in 1991. Sonic the Hedgehog is a single player, platform game that was released for Sega Mega Drive/Gen System.

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Ask older generations of Mario fans what they used to enjoy about the game and the chances are they will tell you it was the pure excitement of the platform games that made them fall in love with video gaming. Indeed, back when you had two buttons and Mario wasn’t able to do a sequence of rather impressive jumps but instead had to daringly leap towards the edge of cliffs, the games provided all manner of excitement and challenge compared to some of the flashier, graphically intensive games of today. Read the rest of this entry »

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The sheer mention of the name Mario is often enough to send shivers up the spine of both casual and hardcore gamers. Since the portly Italian broke onto the gaming scene in Donkey Kong back in 1981, Mario has captured the imagination of gamers all around the world and will continue to do so in up upcoming titles such as Super Mario Party and the hotly anticipated Super Smash Bros Ultimate, which is slated for release on the 7th December later this year. With Mario’s continued popularity and the recent growth experienced by the online casino industry, is it time that we got a Mario-themed online slot game to complement the wide variety of video games relating to our favorite plumber? Read the rest of this entry »

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Whilst you may not have heard of the Gold and Silver pawn shop in Las Vegas, you have undoubtedly heard of the reality TV show Pawn Stars. Before you get your mind in the gutter I am talking about the actual pawn shop owned by Rick Harrison, his old Man, his son Corey and family friend Chumlee. The show Pawn Stars debuted on July 26, 2009 and has since become one of the most successful reality TV show’s ever made!Pawn Stars Video Games

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Mario is undoubtedly the legendary game which is still being played by game lovers. Since the release of recent Super Mario Odyssey, the craze has certainly increased further. There is a historical significance for Mario Games, and the new release Super Mario World 2: Yoshi Island is considered as the best and engaging. Read the rest of this entry »

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That little guy, a bit on the chubby side in blue dungarees and a red cap emblazoned with an M. He’s a plumber and Italian, with a strong accent and an innate desire to save the world, one princess at a time. If you haven’t realised who we’re talking about by now, then you’re missing out on one of the most iconic figures in video game history. Never has a little guy with a black moustache and such an unassuming name hit it this big, and is still going strong more than thirty years down the line. Naturally, things have changed since he first appeared on video game arcades in 1981 and today we’ll trace just how much It’s-a-Mario has changed in three decades.

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