Japanese gaming giant Nintendo revealed the top 30 most downloaded games were in 2020 for Japanese players on the Nintendo Switch with no surprise at what topped the list, but some interesting games beating out the heavy hitters that usually rank at the top. Jump up and grab your superstar past the jump to learn more!
Just when you thought Mario lore couldn't get any more convoluted – if the video game series had lore at all! – an unearthed Japanese children's gamebook book, licensed by Nintendo, throws a wrench into one of the most famous fictional couples in history! Find out more about the scandalous news after the jump!
To celebrate Mario's 35th anniversary, Japanese superstar Gen Hoshino was brought on to make an anniversary song for the princess-saving plumber. The song, titled 'Creation', is the newest single from Hoshino and appeared in a commercial from Nintendo featuring Hoshino in a studio with Mario's past displayed behind the singer. Jump up past the jump to check it out!
Nintendo dropped one of the biggest surprise Directs today, bringing us all the news on what the Kyoto-based company will be doing for the 35th anniversary of their star plumber, Mario. They confirmed some rumors that have been floating around, as well as giving fans new ways to play Mario Kart, IN REAL LIFE! Jump up past the jump to become a superstar!
To help people while they work from home, it's becoming a trend in Japan for various companies in Japan, including Evangelion, Atlus, Nintendo, and Granblue Fantasy, to offer backgrounds for video conference applications, helping spice up meetings (and hide that mess of clothes that we won't clean up). Find your next destination after the jump!
Okay, so your Super Mario wedding Amiibos may not be as necessary as once thought. Will it cheer you up to know that Mario can wear Peach's wedding dress? It's true. Hit the jump for pics and info.
Mario and the gang are no stranger to sports games, but they're stretched especially thin in a new commercial for Japanese energy drink Dekavita C. Watch as they blast through a bunch of different sports with little room for a breather in the full ad after the jump.