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8-bit Super Mario cushion for Nintendo softies

8-bit Super Mario cushion for Nintendo softies

By 25 October 2011

There are a lot of reasons for wanting to live in Japan. Japanese cuisine in iPhone case form for one, Star Wars lightsaber lighting up the Tokyo subway too and, of course, hi-tech vending machines (containing drinks and nothing else - get your minds... >>

VIDEO: How Mario got his name, his brother and his princess

VIDEO: How Mario got his name, his brother and his princess

By 21 June 2011

We love a good Mario spoof here at Pocket-lint. We were massive fans of Joe Nicolosi's Mario movie trailer from SXSW, absolutely adored the College Humour Peach Stockholm Syndrome sketch and were greatly impressed with the detail in Brandon Laatsch's... >>

VIDEO: Super Mario Bros FPS-stylee

VIDEO: Super Mario Bros FPS-stylee

By 18 March 2011

Recently on Pocket-lint we brought you sound guru Jake "virt" Kaufman's modern spin on the original Super Mario Bros. game. Well, modern in terms of sound at least. This 3DSMax animation effort, created by Brandon Laatsch, is perhaps what the original... >>

VIDEO: The Super Mario movie they should have made

VIDEO: The Super Mario movie they should have made

By 16 March 2011

The Super Mario Bros. film that was made in 1993 and stars Bob Hoskins has a score of 3.8 on IMDB. And that's because it's an absolute horror-show for your peepers, a perfect example of how not to make a movie of a video game. And whilst Joe Nicolosi's... >>

VIDEO: Super Mario Bros - with HD sound

VIDEO: Super Mario Bros - with HD sound

By 10 March 2011

This is the best YouTube vid that we've stumbled across in ages. It's the handy work of gaming sound guru Jake "virt" Kaufman, whose real work includes Red Faction Guerrilla, Batman: The Brave and the Bold and Contra 4. The "nextgen AAA" sounds certainly... >>

Nintendo Wii goes red for Super Mario Bros' 25th Birthday

Nintendo Wii goes red for Super Mario Bros' 25th Birthday

By 7 October 2010

Super Mario Bros was first released onto the NES back in 1985, and to mark the 25th anniversary Nintendo is releasing a red-coloured Wii. The console will come complete with Nintendo's brand new Wii Remote Plus controller as well as a copy of the Super... >>

VIDEO: Mammoth Mario collection montage

VIDEO: Mammoth Mario collection montage

By 1 September 2010

If this video doesn't make your inner-geek sick with jealousy then you're either one of two things; totally heartless, or a loyal Sega heathen. We at Pocket-lint love the pudgy little plumber and only wish we had the dedication of 11-year-old Oscar Brown,... >>

VIDEO: Super Mario Blinkers

VIDEO: Super Mario Blinkers

By 4 August 2010

Look, we know that with Kinect you'll be able to play games by moving around, and there is even a face controlled game coming for the Nintendo DSi, but there is something charming about this hack-job from the clever so-and-sos at Waterloo Labs, who have... >>

VIDEO: Mario Android live wallpaper

VIDEO: Mario Android live wallpaper

By 29 June 2010

The Super Mario Bros. Android live wallpaper serves no purpose other than looking cool. Sure, it will probably eat your battery life quicker than you can say "but our princess is another castle" but it's worth it for the attention you'll get when you... >>

VIDEOS: Best retro gaming music picks

VIDEOS: Best retro gaming music picks

By 18 January 2010

With the news just in that the Ivor Novello Awards has announced the Best Original Video Game Score as a new category for this year's awards, it got us thinking wistfully about memorable music from video games past. In this vein, we've knocked up a quick... >>