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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. (more…)

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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? (more…)

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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. (more…)

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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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