Mario: he could never commit a crime and get away with it because absolutely everybody would be able to pick him out of a police lineup. I mean unless he took his hat off and shaved his mustache, then nobody would have any clue who he was.
Out of all of the power-ups in video game history, the mushrooms in the Super Mario Bros. series are among the most iconic. I always liked to think that they taste more like marshmallow fluff than mushrooms, but that’s just because that’s what the mushrooms in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory looked like they were made from when Mike Teavee’s mom takes a bite of one.
In the Mushroom Kingdom, a question mark block can be filled with all kinds of goodies. Will a gold coin pop out? Maybe a super mushroom or a fire flower? Regardless of what Mario gets, there’s a pretty good chance it’ll be something nice.
Every geeky room needs some pixel art on the wall. But rather than just have some static image, why not go with something a bit more interactive? The Pixel Art Shop has got you covered.
This Super Mario Bros.
Gamers, here’s a sweet accent light for your gameroom, living room, bedroom, or any other room that could use a splash of color. This LED cube lantern is covered with images of classic video games, and is sure to be a great addition to any space.
Fans of Super Mario, or more specifically games with Yoshi in them, are going to love this nightlight. It’s very exciting. No yolk. This official piece of Nintendo merchandise is USB powered, so just plug it in and enjoy the light that it emits.
Is it just me, or every time you see anything with Mario jumping up to smack a box with a coin inside, do you hear the “ding” sound the video game makes inside your head? That sound will surely be stuck in your head all the time with this official Mario desktop calendar.
Two of the best all-time Nintendo games are Super Mario Bros. and Mega Man. So I can think of no better Nintendo hero than one who combines Mario and Mega Man himself.
This fun mashup comes courtesy of CG artist Yago De Amorim, who says the inspiration came from a 2D illustration by artist Jake Parker.
Who said ugly sweaters had to be ugly? This year, why not celebrate the holiday season with some of your favorite Nintendo characters? With these festive Mario and Zelda sweaters, you’ll be ready to enter the world of classic 8-bit gaming just by getting dressed in the morning.
With all of the various Super Mario Bros. and related games out there, game fans have lots of choices for their favorite. But what if you could combine them all into a single game? That’s exactly what video maker 4096 decided to do, mashing up levels from numerous Mario games into a giant connected game level.
How do you think Mario got so rich? I know, it’s not so simple in our world. We don’t have blocks that give us coins when we hit them. Actually, yes we do. If times are tough and you could use a little boost in your finances, just bonk your head against this Mario block.
Super Mario Odyssey has a lot of firsts. First and foremost, it’s a groundbreaking Super Mario game. But lately the talk has been all about Mario’s lack of a belly button, while showing off his nipples.
I don’t spend much time in church, but if they had videogames there, I might show up more often. I like to think that if religious institutions had an arcade, we’d all be spending more time bending the knee to the gods of gaming.
Halloween just ended, so that can only mean one thing: Thanksg… Christmas decorations! And if you’re going to have a Christmas tree this year, let it be a geeky one. These Mario ornaments from Hallmark should do the trick just fine.
Are you a Nintendo freak? Then you probably have spent your fair share of time with Mario and his pals. Now, you can bring a little bit of the Mushroom Kingdom to your own kingdom with this duo of fun lamps from ThinkGeek.
We all know Mario is an Italian plumber with overalls and a big black caterpillar mustache. However, most people don’t know the true origin story of Nintendo’s most popular character.
As part of its series 8-bit Legacy: The Curious History of Video Games, the guys from Great Big Story sat down with game designer Shigeru Miyamoto to learn about the earliest days of Mario, and how he came up with the character.