Posts tagged with "Mario"

Guardians Of The Gallery: Mario Maps, Holo-Trek, Chocolate Cumberbatch & More

Guardians Of The Gallery: Mario Maps, Holo-Trek, Chocolate Cumberbatch & More
This week’s selection of weird and wacky images and videos from around the internet…   ••• Artist Dave Delisle has given transit maps for various North American cities a Mario makeover. The San Francisco Bay area one done in the style of Mario Kart especially made us chuckle. We’d like to see the London Underground map done in the style of Pipemania… Click on them all for larger versions. [via Geeks Are Sexy]   •••... 

MyM magazine Issue 43 featuring Dragon Quest Heroes is out now!

MyM magazine Issue 43 featuring Dragon Quest Heroes is out now!
Issue 43 of MyM, the official magazine of MCM Expo Group, is out now! Featuring Dragon Quest Heroes, Tales of Zestiria, Charles Martinet on being the voice of Mario and our in-depth chat with the cast and crew of ITV’s monstrous new production Jekyll & Hyde.   Read More →

Nintendo Chief Executive Satoru Iwata Dies, Aged 55

Nintendo Chief Executive Satoru Iwata Dies, Aged 55
Having served as the company’s president for well over a decade, Nintendo’s CEO Satoru Iwata has died at the age of 55, as a result of a cancerous tumour. An internationally renowned leader in the world of video games, Iwata helped change the face of Nintendo, as well as altering the landscape of the wider games industry, developing titles and consoles that catered for a wide range of tastes and inspiring millions to try out video... 

Club Nintendo to close in September 2015

Club Nintendo to close in September 2015
Club Nintendo has offered its fans a wonderful rewards service for the last seven years, allowing players to redeem codes from their Nintendo products and exchange their stars for all kinds of goodies, yet it has been announced that in September the beloved scheme will be discontinued and replaced. Nintendo has confirmed they have plans to launch a new rewards service which will launch “later this year”. What does this mean for all you... 

“a particular set of skills” – Super Mario Taken parody by WTFLOL

“a particular set of skills” – Super Mario Taken parody by WTFLOL
Mario does have a particular set of skills, skills that he has acquired over a very long career. In over 34 years, he has been a doctor, toy-making company CEO, athlete and kart-racer. Now, thanks to YouTube channel WTFLOL, Mario takes over Liam Neeson‘s role in a parody of the trailer for Taken. In the first film of the Taken franchise, Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) must save his daughter Kim (Maggie Grace) after she is kidnapped by human traffickers... 

Nintendo Characters + The Avengers = The WiiVengers!

Nintendo Characters + The Avengers = The WiiVengers!
As far as geek movie parodies go this has got to be one of our favourites, as it manages to combine two sets of characters in what may be the ultimate fan parody. Ladies and gentlemen, we give you the WiiVengers! Created by parody video master James Farr, the video (below) takes the plot and characters of the Avengers movie and replaces them with a range of characters from Nintendo games. So, for example, we have Link taking over from Captain America,... 

Nintendo teams up with Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to promote New 3DS

Nintendo teams up with Kyary Pamyu Pamyu to promote New 3DS
When it comes to marketing the 3DS, Nintendo have previously had a helping hand from the likes of Arashi and AKB48. However, their latest commercial for the New 3DS sees Nintendo teaming up with Japanese singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu. The 30-second commercial features the track KISEKAE (きせかえ) and begins with Kyary saying, “Change the style”, referring to the fashionable faceplates (or ‘Kisekae plates’) which you can use to customise the... 

The Luigi Death Stare in Mario Kart 8

The Luigi Death Stare in Mario Kart 8
After 31 years as second fiddle to his brother Mario, it seems that finally cameras have caught a glimpse of the fury Luigi harbours inside. Captured in the gif below, Luigi’s spine-chilling death stare can be seen as he glides in for a closer look at his evil counterpart Waluigi crashing into the side-barriers of a game of Mario Kart 8. Who is the real evil here? The clip has become popular amongst online fans, who have created parodies... 

Nintendo to host pop-up store at MCM London Comic Con

Nintendo to host pop-up store at MCM London Comic Con
The Official Nintendo UK Online Store will host a pop-up shop at  MCM London Comic Con this year. Nintendo fans will be able get their hands on official goodies and merchandise, as well as lots of other exciting  cool stuff, at MCM London Comic Con from Friday 23rd May until Sunday 25th May, at EXCEL London, Royal Victoria Dock. Items available to buy across the weekend at MCM London Comic Con are exclusive to the Official Nintendo UK Online Store... 

Race for Real with JAKKS Pacific’s New Mario Kart Ride-On

Race for Real with JAKKS Pacific’s New Mario Kart Ride-On
This week, US toy company JAKKS Pacific has unveiled its Super Mario Kart Ride-On, a real-life version of the kart featured in the Mario Kart 7 video game. This latest addition to JAKKS Pacific’s range of 6V ride-ons, the Super Mario Kart Ride-On was created in partnership with Nintendo, and will be available to buy in the UK from Autumn/Winter this year. While it will feature the full range of in-game sound effects, sadly, though perhaps wisely,... 
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