Ken Nuhfer

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Lessons That Videogames Have Taught Me

14 Clever Easter Eggs Hiding in Super Mario Games

The Super Mario series is renowned for its stellar gameplay and overalled brothers who have charmed gamers for decades. Almost as critically …

If Link had a dating-site profile

Looks like Link could use a love link. Yup, this installment of GamesBeat’s dating site for video game characters, Extra Hearts, is all about the hero of The Legend of Zelda. Link has always served as the star of the franchise (well, so far), but how does he get a date when he’s not rescuing …

The Latest World Record ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Run Is Shorter Than Some Game Trailers

In my recent Sonic Fascinating Facts, I mentioned that racing through Super Mario Bros. as fast as possible was what inspired Sonic’s creators to make a game based on speed. Well hey, it’s almost 25-years later, and folks are still blasting through Mario as quickly as they can, in fact a new world …

There's a new world record for fastest completion of Super Mario Bros.

The world record for fastest completion of <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> has been beaten by nearly half a second, an eternity in the speedrunning community, particularly for a 27-year-old game that's seen millions of attempts to run it the fastest.<p>Blubbler is the new world record holder (under the "any …