Can you believe that after 30 years people are still discovering ways to get more lives in Super Mario Bros.? It is true. Below is a video of a recently discovered Super Mario Bros. glitch that gives you infinite 1-ups.
Fans of Mario’s flying raccoon suit aka the “Tanooki Suit” will want to drop what they’re doing and crack open their piggy banks for this one.
This awesome figure from First4Figures measures a whopping 15″ tall from base to the tip of Mario’s pointy ears, and will look great sitting on your desk alongside your 15″ tall Fire Mario, as I’m sure you already have one, right?
You might have seen these two images floating online over the past few months, featuring two stages of Super Mario Bros. laid end-to-end on four widescreen monitors. The images were uploaded by Twitter user Morikuma_Works, and he pulled it off using Josh Goldberg’s Full Screen Mario.
This custom Super Mario Bros. Drum Kit looks pretty awesome. It’s the kind of thing they would play at the Koopa Cabana. If such a place existed. Anyway, your Mario themed band has found it’s first set of equipment.
Coolest Star Wars/Super Mario Bros. T-Shirt ever? I think so. This T-Shirt takes the original Star Wars poster and mixes in some Mario fun. Mario is a master plumber with dreams of adventure and he is about to meet his destiny.
Hide your mushrooms, buds and leaves in these Super Mario Bros.-themed boxes. They’re special editions of a trick safe called the Magic Billet Box, which has a lid that can only be opened a certain way.
The Super Mario Bros. theme is nearly 30 years old. It’s quite old, but not as ancient as the sheng, a Chinese instrument that’s mentioned in texts from 11th to 12th century B.C., which means it could be about 3,000 years old.
These Super Mario Bros. nesting dolls looks fantastic. Individually, each is a quality work of art. They are a tad dark in theme though. I mean, Bowser seems to have ripped the Princess’ arm off. Heck, Mario is holding a bloody wrench.
Etsy shop Chinook Crafts is a treasure trove of geeky trinkets. I was going to feature its Pokémon Kanto gym badges by way of GoNintendo when I spotted an unusual category in the shop’s list: tombstones.
Chris McVeigh is on a roll. Shortly after releasing his tiny LEGO consoles, the man who calls himself Powerpig has released another miniature LEGO trinket. This one’s aimed at Christmas-loving gamers. It’s a LEGO question block ornament.
Sure, you’ve played Super Mario Bros. with your friends, but I bet you have never played it with 974 people at once. Well, that happened. At the 2013 Gamescom in Germany, Stabyourself.net recorded 974 people playing their custom Super Mario Bros.
YouTuber roboband used a Raspberry Pi and his own software to “translate” the audio from some of Nintendo’s classic games. The transcriptions were then relayed in real time to two musical instruments: a self-playing piano aka a player piano and a robot percussionist.
Here is yet another story about parents who go the extra mile for their kids. In this case, these parents created an awesome Super Mario Bros. themed bedroom for their daughter. The daughter requested it and the parents went well beyond the call of duty in giving it to her.
Demakes are one of the ways that creative gamers to express their nostalgia for the games they grew up with. Though I must say, I never expected I’d see a demake of the already ancient Super Mario Bros.
Don’t you sometimes wish that you could just earn extra lives in real life, just like in video games? While there’s not yet a way to do that, you can still eat some tasty 1up mushrooms, thanks to our geeky food pal Chris-Rachael Oseland.