Reviews & hands-on

  • Gaming

    Super Mario 3D World preview: First play of Mario in 3D on Wii U

    By 14 June 2013

    Mario in 3D has been missing from the Wii U since the console's launch and fans have been pining for his return. Back when Mario 64 launched alongside the N64 all those years ago, our Italian plumber friend acquired a new status - busting out of the restrictive...

  • Gaming

    E3 Quick Play: Super Mario 3D

    By 23 June 2011

    Mario is back, and back in 3D. That was the big Nintendo news for Mario fans at this year after everyone’s favourite plumber missing the launch of the Nintendo 3DS earlier in the year. But is he going to be fashionably late, or just one of those guests...

  • Gaming 2.5 out of 5

    Mario Sports Mix review

    By 4 February 2011

    While they’ve never troubled the likes of FIFA or Virtua Tennis for sales or reputation, Nintendo has had a pretty good run with its Mario-branded sports titles. The formula has always been simple; take a popular sport (e.g., Footie or Tennis), throw...