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Super Mario Galaxy’s cursed mushroom got fixed on the Switch

A load-bearing power-up

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Is Oct. 27 the biggest release date in history?

Tracing back the history and highlights of the blockbuster release date trend

Culture
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Five Mario games, 982 stars and 25 hours: A new speedrunning world record

Over the weekend, speedrunner Vallu111 bested his own world record in one of the toughest speedrunning categories, which involves collecting every single star across five modern Super Mario games. V...

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Best Wii U games for new owners

Whether you're a new Wii U owner — which, hey, congrats! — or you've had the console since launch, there's one question that people continue to ask: What can you play on this thing? For the...

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Nintendo holiday deals offer even better game discounts beyond Black Friday

Nintendo has launched its holiday cyber deals, unveiling a number of discounts on popular Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games just ahead of Black Friday. Although this sale will overlap with the major...

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Here are the My Nintendo rewards expiring July 1

My Nintendo, Nintendo's rewards program for playing and purchasing games, is ending its most recent wave of discounts and downloads within the first few hours of July 1, so today is your last full...

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Trauma Team heading to Wii U eShop tomorrow

Trauma Team is coming to the Wii U eShop tomorrow, Dec. 3. The Virtual Console re-release will cost $19.99. The 2010 Wii game is Atlus' most recent entry in the Trauma Center franchise, which...

Culture
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Every Mario game placed in chronological order

We've been playing games starring Mario since the '80s — dozens of them. That's a lot of adventures for an unassuming plumber to go on. Yet in all of this time, across all of these games, one...

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Punch-Out!!, Super Mario Galaxy 2 among Wii titles coming to Wii U as downloads

Wii games will be available for download and play on the Nintendo Wii U beginning this month — avoiding the hassle of the changeover to Wii mode — Nintendo announced this morning. The downloadable...

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Physicists call Super Mario Galaxy's scientific accuracy into question

Students at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at England's University of Leicester have run the numbers on Wii game Super Mario Galaxy — specifically the gravity and density of the game's...