The mysterious message "L is real 2401" appears on a statue in the courtyard of Princess Peach's Castle in Super Mario 64. Legions of fans have spent the last twenty years trying to decipher exactly what it means, and now we know.
If you preordered Super Mario Maker 3DS via the North American eShop, you can go ahead and start preloading the game right now! Hit the jump for more!
The Pokémon Company has released a new merchandise line in Japan. The Mario Pikachu line is a ridiculously adorable crossover of the Pokémon and Super Mario universes. There's a catch though. For now it's exclusive to just the Kyoto Pokémon Center.
With the 2016 Rio Olympics officially ending, it's time to pass the baton to Tokyo, which will be hosting the event in 2020. Japan is pretty far from Rio, but that didn't stop Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe from appearing at the closing ceremony in person thanks to his innate powers as SUPER MARIO. Read on for some videos!
Nintendo is looking to make waves with the games it has under its belt in the coming years, and it's no different for its most popular franchise: Mario.
Nintendo is no stranger to creating awesome goodies to give out as part of promotions and even regular merchandise, so it shouldn't be too alarming that they've made this gorgeous set of Mario hanafuda cards. Seriously, just look at these things. Hit the jump for more!