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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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Nintendo is without doubt one of the most widely known and loved companies in the world of video games and consoles. While not everyone would like to admit it, but most of it has come about thanks to the unique character Super Mario.

Still, despite knowing so much about the company’s games and console releases, there is only so much that we know about the establishment itself. It has been their general tendency to keep to themselves and surprise their loyal customers, but the following ten facts are bound to offer you some insight into their workings.

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Undoubtedly, video games are trending nowadays! May it be a kindergarten toddler or a teenage guy, everyone around are crazy about video games. Moreover, when one can buy such smart, thrilling, and entertaining inventions of technology at an affordable rate now from the premium online stores like argos.co.uk, why wouldn’t the fever of video games go up and up??

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The iconic show from AMC, Breaking Bad, is widely considered to be one of the finest television shows in history. This week ten years ago saw its debut, and AMC Espana celebrated this by releasing a side-scrolling video in a video game style which races through the show’s entire five seasons in just more than 60 seconds. You can even enjoy Walter White performing a Mario Brothers-esque jump, giving you a whole new perspective on both the show and the iconic game!

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The Japanese company has revealed more about the brand-new Mario Tennis game for Switch, although details are still being kept under lock and key for the most part. It is called Mario Tennis Aces, and is going to be the very first sports game for Mario for Switch since the console was launched last year. It is set to debut in spring this year.

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During a surprise Nintendo Direct Mini, the company announced that Super Mario Odyssey will be receiving a free update in February this year which will provide brand-new items and the opportunity to compete with other players online. Once the update gets released players who have managed to complete the story mode section of the game can look forward to a brand-new one, too, called Balloon World, wherein they will be interacting with other Nintendo players from all over the world as they set tasks for others to complete and try to achieve those that their counterparts set. (more…)

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The chaotic world of Mario is not the easiest to keep up with.

From the relentless progression of mind-blowing creativity in Super Mario Maker to the expansion of this plumber’s global footprint across the globe (even including the Olympics), it could even be impossible to read every single Mario-based story.

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When it comes to video games, Super Mario is by far one of the most popular in the entire world (if not the most popular). For more than three decades, guys from Nintendo have been working hard to always come up with new features and to make their emblematic platform video game more appealing to their audience. This year, they decided to release a new game of the Super Mario series and this one promises to be the best of the entire series. They named it Super Mario Odyssey and it was released on the 27th of October 2017.

 

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The Super Mario Bros and Casinos is one of those combinations you rarely expect to see. It’s just hard to imagine Nintendo icons actively pursuing their passion for casino games by going to a Vegas casino to play slots or searching online for Live Roulette games. Yet, the Mario Bros. have still ended up playing classic casino games throughout the years to earn coins in some of the weirdest ways possible.

But how real are their skills for gambling? Or, more importantly, how much can they prepare you for the real thing? Let’s find out by looking at some of the most notable examples of Super Mario casino games.

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Bonus challenges are the cherry on the top of a lot of hard-earned levels of Super Mario. Introduced in Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island (and its remake) and Yoshi’s Island for Nintendo DS, bonus challenges give players an added boost if they have earned enough points (700/800 depending on the game). Sometimes a breather for difficult levels, sometimes a way to release tension.

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