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Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr.’s Journey Trailer Released

We’re already at the end of the year, but Nintendo isn’t about to go out without so much as a whimper. They have released Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story + Bowser Jr.’s Journey for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan last December 27, and they’re getting ready to release the collection for the North American and European market on January 11 and January 25, respectively. To the ...

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Mario Kart Makes its Way to Mobile

Nintendo is known for being largely possessive of their first party franchises, and not being open to the idea of having them appear on other consoles and handhelds much less a competitor’s. But with the launch of the New Super Mario Bros. franchise on the mobile platform, as wonky as it is, proves that Nintendo is not completely against venturing out of their comfort zone. And a recent ...

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Nintendo partners with Illumination for Super Mario animated film

Nintendo has confirmed earlier rumors and announced that they are developing an animated movie based on the world of Super Mario with Illumination, the animation studio behind Minions and The Secret Life of Pets. Details are scarce, but the project will be produced by Chris Meledandri, Founder and CEO of Illumination and Shigeru Miyamoto, Representative Director, Fellow of Nintendo. The film will ...

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Mario Sports Superstars Show Off Tennis Game in New Trailer

Nintendo 3DS owners who love sports games will have Mario Sports Superstars to look forward to, as not only is it one of the first party swan songs of the ageing (yet still perfectly viable) handheld, it’s also a single cart that will contain several full sports games featuring characters from the Mario franchise. Nintendo shows off one of the franchise mainstays, Tennis, via a trailer dubbed ...

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Mario Sports Superstars Releases New Trailer

With everybody being too focused on Nintendo’s upcoming Switch console/portable hybrid, people may be forgetting that Nintendo’s commercially successful 3D handheld, the Nintendo 3DS, is still alive and kicking. As proof of this, Nintendo has released a new trailer for the upcoming Mario-branded sports game, Mario Sports Superstars. Mario Sports Superstars is a compilation game that features ...

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Bowser and Bowser Jr. Make Nintendo Switch Parental Controls Presentation Adorable

While an important subject, Parental Controls on video game consoles are somewhat boring especially if presented by a voice that sounds halfway between pre-flight safety demonstration and Siri. Thankfully, the Nintendo Switch Presentation on the subject makes everything interesting, cute, and downright worth watching simply by using the father-and-son evil duo of Bowser and Bowser Jr. in order to ...

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Mario Visits the Real World in Super Mario Odyssey

When it comes to the Super Mario franchise, the eponymous plump mustachioed plumber’s main M.O. is to visit new fantastical worlds for every iteration of his game (in fact, he is known to visit several worlds over the course of a single game.) However, one thing that most fans would never expect is for a Mario game to take place in a realistic depiction of our world, much less something as ...

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Mario Party: Star Rush Shows Off Additional Minigames with New Footage

Fresh out of PAX West, the upcoming 3DS party game Mario Party: Star Rush shows off a bunch of new minigames that players can enjoy via the Coinathlon game mode. GameXplain has posted a youtube video showing off one of the minigames called Steel Diver, which tasks players with collecting coins while riding a submarine either in the daytime or at night. There’s also Rolling Rumble, which has ...

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Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Gets a Visit From Monsters

Just in time for Halloween, Nintendo has released a brand new trailer from Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash for the Wii U, one that claims to introduce the new Monsters of the court: Bowser Jr. and Dry Bones Bowser. Both are literal and figurative monsters inside and outside of the court, with Dry Bones Bowser being specifically suited to the occasion. Both characters were more or less already seen in ...

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Nintendo Makes New Set of Mario Hanafuda Cards

It’s sort of common knowledge among gamers that Nintendo wasn’t originally a videogame company, having predated the videogame medium itself. They got their start as manufacturers of Hanafuda cards, which means “flower cards” and is used to play a variety of games including its namesake. What is little less known (most likely because it’s no longer relevant to videogames) is that ...

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Link Joins Mario Kart 8 as DLC Character

If you’re a frequent visitor of Toonbarn, you may have noticed that we regularly post entries about the Legend of Zelda franchise. Every chance we get. It’s because several of Toonbarn’s contributors are fans of the games and the fact that it had an animated TV series (no matter how crappy it was), gives us an excuse to write about Link without straying too far away from the site’s ...

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Pac-Man Joins Super Smash Bros. Roster

The iconic pellet-chomping video game character, Pac-Man, is on a roll lately. He’s been enjoying a great deal of success via the hit animated series Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, and now he’s set to join fellow videogame icon Mario and a ton of others as he’s just been confirmed to join the roster of playable characters in the next Super Smash Bros. You can check out the debut ...

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