Every year, Stoughton Farm in Newark Valley, New York makes a cool and intricate corn maze, or maize maze if you prefer, not to be corny. This year they have returned with a ’80s-inspired theme, based on the video game Super Mario Bros.
Playing With Power: Nintendo NES Classics is a new book from strategy-guide publisher Prima Games. It is coming this November, which is great because we are all getting ourselves a copy for Christmas.
This hardcover book has 320 pages of interviews from the NES era, some vintage advertising and “priceless excerpts from Nintendo Power magazine back issues.”
Time to up your Pokémon catching skills. This DIY iPhone case is simple and brilliant. It will help even the suckiest poke ball throwers catch a Pokémon while playing Pokémon GO.
It was designed by Jon Cleaver and the idea is that it helps you make consistent Pokéball throws in the mobile game.
I’m sure many trainers get lonely, out there catching Pokémon all by themselves. If only they had a place that would help them find that special someone to catch Pocket Monsters with. Well, maybe this app can help.
Last week Nintendo announced an awesome “new” piece of hardware: the NES Classic Edition (aka the NES Mini), a tiny version of the classic console with 30 games built right in. Sweet! It’s all about nostalgia, and that nostalgia will sell tons of units.
For years now we have been forced to buy knock-off NES replicas since Nintendo has never re-released the console. Well, those knockoffs are about to get dusty on store shelves, because Nintendo has announced that they’re launching its own miniature NES called the Nintendo Classic Edition (or Nintendo Classic Mini in Europe).
I’m not familiar with the Yogurtland franchise, but I presume it’s a frozen yogurt place along the lines of TCBY and the throngs of similar stores. Yogurtland has some flavors coming soon that fans of Mario might want to check out.
Minecraft is the digital equivalent of LEGO. You can build almost anything you can imagine inside the game. People imagine quite a lot and they all build their dreams. Redditor Requag recently built a working version of Pokémon Fire Red within the world of Minecraft.
The next time you are working up a thirst playing games on your favorite retro handheld from the ’80s, grab the appropriate bottle opener and have a cold beer. These Game Boy Bottle Openers are perfect for the occasion.
Remember that Hyperkin Smart Boy case thingy that we saw last year? It was a case that slid onto an iPhone and turned it into a GameBoy from the Nintendo days. Turns out it was originally an April Fool’s joke, but enough interest was there that Hyperkin decided to build it.
One of the better video game controller that Mattel tried early on was the Nintendo Power Glove. It was very innovative for its time, but naturally it didn’t always function as well as we would have liked.
Check out this custom Super Mario Bros. themed plumbing job from gamer Troy Goho. It sits beneath his kitchen sink, and features Bowser and Mario standing on drain pipes that have been painted green to look like the warp pipes from the Mushroom Kingdom.
The Super Mario Bros. Collector’s Edition of Monopoly takes the Mushroom Kingdom and turns it into a giant real estate free for all. You want to stick it to Bowser? Evict him from Park Place and get your Princess back.
Super Mario Maker is one of the hottest games ever on the Wii U game console. It has sold like 3.5 million copies because it lets you design fun custom Super Mario levels to relive those old school gaming memories.
Ever since Mario Maker arrived, Nintendo fans have been making all kinds of cool Mario levels. Most of them are just crazy levels that are super hard to complete. The most challenging and nail biting level of them all?