Super Mario

What the holidays are like for porn star Joanna Angel

The holidays are a complicated time for porn performer and impresario Joanna Angel.<p>Growing up Jewish in northern New Jersey, Christmas holds no …

Christmas

Antoine Griezmann blackface, racism scandal: Star joins list of football’s worst social media gaffes

ATLETICO Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann sent social media into a spin and was forced to issue an apology after a gaffe was slammed as “racist”.<p>The …

Soccer

Lemieux wins 'Greatest NHL Moments' fan vote for 5-goal game

Notching five goals in a single game is impressive enough, but Mario Lemieux's performance was extra special.<p>Lemieux's five-goal game from New Year's …

Sports

Activate iPhone X Reachability with a flick of the thumb

Here’s great Reachability tip for iPhone XS users. It’s so neat that even if you find Reachability pointless, you’ll love it. Or at least, you’ll love how absurd the gestures are to activate it. What am I talking about? Let’s just say that if you’re a close-up conjurer who specializes in card …

iOS

Best Christmas 2017 gifts for kids including the Luvabella doll, Nintendo SNES console and LEGO Boost

Now the countdown to Christmas 2017 has really started (eek!), the pressure is on for parents to nab the hottest toys on their child's wish …

Kids

WATCH: Star Wars costume-wearing man plays flaming bagpipes while riding unicycle

Maybe the only way to take down an At-At Walker is to play the bagpipes.<p>While that visual is hard to digest for even the most die-hard Star Wars fan, …

Star Wars

49 Non-Boring Stocking Stuffers Under $25 (That You Can Buy on Amazon)

The time to order your last-minute gifts is now, people. And if you’ve still got some stocking stuffers left to buy, and would rather not get …

Shopping

Nintendo is really excited about the Switch's detachable gamepads

Nintendo has always believed in the power of local multiplayer games. The company built a business creating digital experiences that are best when shared by people sitting in the same room, on the same couch -- not simply connected via headphones and tinny chat services.<p>The Switch is a testament to …

Gaming

Build-A-Bear launches adorable new Super Mario range - but one teddy is really freaking people out

Kid's favourite Build-A-Bear have teamed up with erm, other kid's favourite Nintendo, for a new, surprise collaboration that lets kids create their …

Kids

The 15 best games of 2017

Looking back at the list of games this year it's almost impossible to process how many interesting and incredible games were released in 2017. There …

Amazing

Super Mario Build-a-Bear Collection Now Available

The wild and free nature of building your own bear is getting a host of options designed to please the bear-loving Nintendo fan in your …

Gaming

Peaky Blinders sends bullets and revelations flying in penultimate episode

I love it when a plan comes together.<p>As series four of the thrilling <i>Peaky Blinders</i> heads toward its endgame, the penultimate episode saw the …

Peaky Blinders

Nintendo is reportedly looking to increase its mobile game output

Nintendo is aiming to increase its output of mobile games and it's looking for mobile developers to help out, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reported Tuesday.<p>…

Gaming

If Your Kid Loves Super Mario, Build-A-Bear Has The Perfect Last-Minute Gift

The Super Mario-themed animals are available online now and in stores this weekend<p>If anyone loves stuffed animals and is also obsessed with Nintendo, …

Kids

Super Mario 2pc Canvas Set

Catch them if you can!<p>The Mario Brothers spend a lot of their time exploring other worlds. On the average day it would not be out of the ordinary for …

Video Game Review - Yooka-Laylee on Nintendo Switch

<i>Sam Thorne reviews Yooka-Laylee…</i><p>You’ve got to feel a little bad for Playtonic games. The studio formed from several former key players at Rare during …

Game Design

Mario And Bowser Get Along Much Better As Build-A-Bears

Look at those smiling faces. They have had their difference in the past, but now they have bonded over the shared trauma of being stuffed and sold to …

Gaming

Super Mario-themed Build-A-Bear toys are here and we're all happy children again

(WIS) -<p>If you have a video game lover and stuffed animal collector in your life, then you should probably take them to your nearest Build-A-Bear …

Oregon

No, Science Did Not Just Prove Playing Super Mario 64 Prevents Dementia

For almost anyone who grew up playing video games in the '90s, <i>Super Mario 64</i> was a blocky rite of passage. But it isn't just gamers who have taken to …

The Brain

Playing Super Mario 64 Could Help Fight Off Alzheimer’s Disease

Somehow, deep down, we knew all those years of playing the greatest 3D platformer ever made (no, we don't mean <b>Super Mario Odyssey</b>, but that little …

Gaming

Nintendo Switch sales figures are on pace with PlayStation 4

The Nintendo Switch has been selling like hotcakes this year, and the hybrid console’s momentum didn’t slow down as we headed into the holiday …

Gaming

What Nintendo Power Can Teach Us About Indie Game Marketing

<b>The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.<br>The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of</b> …

Game Design

Feature: The Making of MediEvil

<i>With the welcome announcement that MediEvil is getting a 4K remaster on PlayStation 4, we dig deep into the archives to unearth a piece on the making</i> …

PlayStation

A Pop-Up Mexican Fiesta Is Happening On The Yarra

Unable to take that much-needed trip to Mexico? No worries. A Mexican pop-up bar is coming to Melbourne, and we know you need a margarita (or …

Mexican Food

Good news: ‘Super Mario 64’ could help save your brain from Alzheimer’s

Do you want some good news? Researchers may have found a drug-free way to help keep brains healthy and free from Alzheimer’s disease, the most common …

Neuroscience

Mum claims YouTube craze 'Jeffy' inspired son, 7, to put a noose round his neck

Clips of foul-mouthed puppet have racked up millions of views on YouTube but a Teesside mum has hit out after scary find

Mario Batali's $250M+ restaurant empire in limbo amid sexual allegations

Mario Batali’s $250 million plus restaurant empire, Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group, which includes Eataly and Del Posto, is reeling after the celebrity chef took a leave of absence amid allegations of sexual misconduct. It also leaves his partners, Italian chef Lidia Bastianich and her son, …

Business

Could Mexico City Support an NBA Franchise?

Eduardo Najera, a chippy, defensive-minded forward, never averaged more than seven points a game during an 11-year NBA career spent with five …

Basketball

Super Mario Augmented Reality Game Connects the Past with Gaming's Future

Not all remakes of video game classics turn out well, but a new augmented reality take on Super Mario is likely to draw in fans of the Nintendo …

Gaming

Twitch Man Plays Super Mario World Theme With His Nose, Says He Has Perfect Pitch

Jason Yang is a musician and composer who live streams on Twitch, taking song requests to play on his violin, keyboard and nose. Pulling up a <i>Super</i> …

SNES