There are a lot of games out there that get movies that may not necessarily deserve it, from Double Dragon to the Super Mario Bros. However, what if there were 10 classic games that could actually work as a movie that managed to get the Hollywood treatment?Click To Continue Reading
“Zelda vs Peach” a new live-action special effects video, created by filmmaker Andrew McMurry of AndrewMFilms, where Princess Zelda of The Legend of Zelda and Princess Peach of Super Mario Bros. settle their differences by engaging in an epic battle to the death. submitted via Laughing Squid Tips
How bad was Super Mario Bros., Nintendo’s foray into the big screen starring Bob Hoskins, John Leguizamo, and Dennis Hopper? It was so bad that it enjoys a 16 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and it sent Nintendo bounding from Hollywood like it had just eaten a power-up mushroom. Show More Summary
1993 saw the release of the now infamous Super Mario Bros. Performing poorly, and receiving an overwhelmingly negative critical reaction, the film put Nintendo in the position of ardently opposing any future foray into the realm of cinema,...Show More Summary
A scant 22-years after the Super Mario Bros. movie burnt its way into the retinas of a generation of young, fungus-puzzled nerds, video game company Nintendo has started dropping hints that it might be looking to get in bed with Hollywood again. Show More Summary
Nintendo made their first and only foray into motion pictures with the positively disastrous 1993 adaptation Super Mario Bros., which was recently skewered by the folks at Honest Trailers. Since then, the video game company has steered...Show More Summary
We’re not sure if you guys have seen the Super Mario Bros. movie that was released in 1993, but the general consensus is that it was a terrible, terrible movie based on a much beloved franchise. Unfortunately that seems to be the way of video games-cum-movies these days, but it seems that Nintendo is not giving up just yet. Show More Summary
The twinkly notes of 8-bit music, also known as ‘chiptune,’ are a definite nostalgia-stirrer. Whether you remember the cheery tunes of the first ‘Super Mario Bros.’ or the looping melody of the Namco arcade classic “Rally-X,” chiptune brings all of the feelings of old-school gaming in a way other electronic music can’t match. Show More Summary
The smash success of 1995’s Mortal Kombat was a surprise to nearly everyone who was a part of the process. After all, this was just a few short years after the utter bombs that were Super Mario Bros. and Double Dragon. Yeah, Street Fighter did alright (I freakin’ love that movie) but it wasn’t what […]
In August of 1995, a film managed to break the curse of previous video game adaptations and actually end up number one at the box office. Despite previous efforts like Super Mario Bros., Double Dragon, and Street Fighter, it was Mortal Kombat that finally proved video games were a viable source for adaptation, and a lucrative one at that. Show More Summary
Super Mario Bros. 3, Twin Peaks, Final Fantasy, and so much more made 1990 awesome. Get the full scoop, you filthy animals.
In 1995, Mortal Kombat hit number one at the box office and became one of the first financially successful movies based on a video game (before that were the likes of Double Dragon and Super Mario Bros.). As with most movies, it endured...Show More Summary
Everyone knows how to play the original Super Mario Bros. Go from left to right, jump over the gaps, stomp on some goombas, and reach the flag at the end of the level. But one question remains: Why? That's what Luigi wants to know in Ennuigi,a small and funny browser game created by independent developer Josh Millard. Show More Summary
Companies like Ubisoft, Activision, and EA refresh some of their titles on an annual basis, meaning that every year we can look forward to a new Assassin’s Creed, new Call of Duty, and new Battlefield. However when it comes to Nintendo’s franchises, if you were hoping for an annual refresh you might be disappointed. Show More Summary
Body soap that looks just like classic Nintendo 64 cartridges! "Soapy Mario Bathers" indeed. Available in Goldeneye, Mario Kart 64, The Legend of Zelda, Donkey Kong 64, and Super Smash Bros.
Fan-made supercut sets all the major events of HBO's "Game of Thrones" Season 5 to tunes from retro gaming classics like Super Mario Bros. and Mortal Kombat.
A variety of amiibo figures will be released in September, many are fan-favorite characters from the Super Smash Bros. series. The amiibo figures include Zero Suit Samus, Ganondorf and Bowser Jr. The Super Mario Bros. 30th series Mario amiibo modeled after Mario’s 8-bit look in the original Super Mario Bros. game will offer compatibility with […]
Filmmakers Sam Wickert and Eric Leigh, also known as SoKrispyMedia on YouTube, recreated what Super Smash Bros. would be like in real-life, and the results are astonishing. Watch Mario take on Link and Kirby in this first-person point...Show More Summary
You have probably listened to the Super Mario Bros. soundtrack hundreds of times, but have you ever listened to a piano medley of the game’s greatest hits played on a giant Nintendo Entertainment System? Now you…
Yes. Sonya Belousova is one helluva pianist, but I’m more impressed with the instrument. In the video posted above, the extremely talented Belousova plays a melody of the original Super Mario Bros. themes from the NES game. It’s fabulous. She’s fabulous. But that piano. LOOK. AT. IT. A baby grand that looks like an NES […]