Super Mario Bros

Super Mario Maker and the difficulty of great course design

Ryan Lambie Feature
Oct 14, 2015

Super Mario Maker allows us to make our own stages. It highlights both Nintendo's design brilliance and how difficult course-building is...

Videogame Rewind: October - Super Mario Bros and more

DC Feature
Oct 16, 2015

Our new series looks at classic videogames released each month. This time, we look at Super Mario Bros, which came out in October 1985...

The Hitman: Agent 47 trailer & the videogame movie problem

Padraig Cotter Feature
Mar 17, 2015

There are some excellent videogame-influenced movies out there. They're just not based on videogames...

Games nobody talks about anymore: 1983's Mario Bros

Ryan Lambie Feature
Feb 7, 2015

Before Super Mario Bros, there was the slightly less famous arcade machine, Mario Bros. We look back at Mario's first eponymous outing...

7 videogames that changed during development

Ryan Lambie Odd List
Jun 19, 2014

From Super Mario Bros to Devil May Cry, we delve into the past to pick out 7 games that changed considerably as they were developed...

Why 1985 was a golden year for videogaming

Ryan Lambie Odd List
Apr 24, 2014

From technical innovation to the advent of Super Mario Bros, we look at 9 reasons why 1985 was a vital year in games history...

35 of videogaming's most memorable soundtracks

Aaron Birch Feature
May 13, 2013

From the Commodore 64 to the modern day, check out 35 of videogaming's best ever soundtracks (and listen to them here...)

The lesser-known videogames of famous designers

Ryan Lambie Odd List
May 14, 2013

From Pac-Man's Toru Iwatani to Gears Of War's Cliff Blezinski, here are some lesser-known games from some famous names...

10 remarkable things about the Super Mario Bros movie

Ryan Lambie Top 10
Nov 27, 2012

One of the earliest videogame-to-movie adaptations was a notorious box office miss. Here are 10 remarkable about Super Mario Bros...

Top 10 videogame rivalries

Harry Slater Top 10
Mar 9, 2011

The ancient story of good versus evil and friend versus enemy has been played out repeatedly in games for decades. Here are Harry’s top ten videogame rivalries...