Nintendo and LEGO had recently announced their latest project: LEGO Super Mario, a LEGO set that allows you create and run through your own Mario-themed levels using the LEGO Super Mario figure. Now both companies have brought more news in the form of four power-up packs. Each power-up pack contains […]

Gaming is usually about getting to be the hero, or sometimes, the bad guy. But what about those handy sidekicks that feature in your favourite games? Here’s my list of the top ten video game sidekicks. 1. Sparx Sparx is the adorable bug-eyed dragonfly who takes hits for you in […]

2020 marks the 35th anniversary for Nintendo’s Mario franchise. In the last week, a lot of news has been swirling around regarding their plans for this year. Including Eurogamer reporting the company’s plans to release remastered versions of Super Mario 64, Super Mario Galaxy, and Super Mario Sunshine on the […]

According to recent reports, Nintendo will be releasing most of their back catalogue of 3D Mario games to the Switch this year, as ‘Mario remasters’. This would coincide with the 35th anniversary of the character, VGC reports. Part of their original statement reads: “As part of its anniversary celebrations, Nintendo will reveal plans to […]

It seems fans are taking the game’s tagline to heart: “Escape to your island getaway—however, whenever, and wherever you want”. Players have already begun taking full advantage of the game’s virtual world, despite it being out less than a week. Most notably, a group of friends surprised one user by […]

If I said the names Gex, Bubsy, Croc, or Cool Spot you’d probably look at me like I’m an insane person. These are the names of some of some unsung heroes, gamings forgotten mascots. Remembered – somewhat infamously – for their lack of character, good gameplay, and style. Gaming mascots, in the traditional sense, […]

Games can be confusing. Sometimes certain mechanics or design philosophies can be difficult to understand, especially for inexperienced players. To combat these problems, game designers create tutorials — segments of a video game specifically aimed to teach the player what the game is about and how it works. Here’s the […]

After an initial tease from Nintendo and LEGO regarding a collaboration using the Mario franchise, an official trailer has dropped revealing LEGO Super Mario. This project will seemingly provide more than just LEGO sets, as the trailer shows off Mario interacting with various other bricks through different faces and sounds. […]