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Someone Beat 'Super Mario Bros' In Under 5 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 06.28.2014 | Technology

A video gamer who goes by "Blubbler" online just set a new world record for beating 1985's "Super Mario Bros." -- aka the original "Mario" game --...

Actor Chris Sheffield of Michael Bay's The Last Ship Discusses His Audition, Character & Favorite Restaurant

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.17.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

I was unsure what to expect when interviewing Chris Sheffield, and I must say, I was more than impressed! He's humble, well spoken and truly has a love for his craft.

'There Is No Equality Between Homosexuality And Heterosexuality,' Anti-Gay Pundit Declares

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.12.2014 | Gay Voices

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer spoke out in defense of Nintendo's new "life simulator" game, Tomodachi Life, which sparked controvers...

Nintendo Apologizes Over Same-Sex Marriage Controversy

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 07.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Nintendo is apologizing and pledging to be more inclusive after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a l...

Nintendo Says There's Nothing It Can Do About Unreleased Game's LGBT Problem

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 05.09.2014 | Technology

On Tuesday, Nintendo said that it would not give into the pressure to add same-sex relationships to the U.S. version of its life-simulator series, "To...

Nintendo Erases Gay Relationships From Game, Faces Backlash

Jamie McGonnigal | Posted 07.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Jamie McGonnigal

The tag line for the game is "Your friends. Your drama. Your life." It should probably follow that up with "So long as you're heterosexual."

Nintendo Says No To Gay Relationships In New Life Simulator Game

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 07.07.2014 | Gay Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nintendo isn't allowing gamers to play as gay in an upcoming life simulator game. The gaming company said Tuesday it wouldn't bo...

Nintendo Is Really Going Downhill

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.07.2014 | Technology

TOKYO (AP) — Nintendo Co. sank to a loss for the fiscal year ended March as sales of its Wii U game machine continued to lag, but the Japanese manuf...

The Future of Nintendo's Consoles

Steven Petite | Posted 06.08.2014 | Media
Steven Petite

The handheld market will likely always belong to Nintendo and could keep them afloat for a few more system failures, but consumers and developers want more from Nintendo on the console end. They are treading on thin ice.

Watch What Happens When Mario Breaks Into The Real World

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology

Watch out, world -- Mario is busting out, and he's ready to do some damage of the non-digital variety. In a video posted to YouTube, Buffalo, N.Y....

You've Never Seen 'Tetris' Like This

AP | By KATHY MATHESON | Posted 06.05.2014 | Technology

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of Tetris fans had a little fun Saturday with a big version of the classic video game. The Philadelphia ...

Take A Ride On Not 1, But 2 New Rainbow Roads In 'Mario Kart 8'

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 04.04.2014 | Technology

Nintendo on Thursday released a new trailer for “Mario Kart 8," showcasing new items, tracks and features that will appear in the upcoming Wii U gam...

The Rise of Storytelling in Video Games

Steven Petite | Posted 06.01.2014 | Media
Steven Petite

An experience that will remain with a player, long after the credits roll is, in my opinion, the effectiveness of the story. Truly great games stick with you because of memorable story elements that made you laugh, smile or cry.

The Brothers Mario

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 03.12.2014 | Comedy
Nate Holzapfel

In 1985 Nintendo Execs green-lighted a new game called Super Mario Brothers. I have fond memories of this game. I never played a lot of video games gr...

Let's All Admit The PlayStation 2 Is The Best Video Game Console Ever

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.06.2014 | Technology

Gaming history is full of contentious arguments. Which "Grand Theft Auto" is the best? Why did the Sega Dreamcast have to die so young? Has anyone ...

Your Video Game Collection Will Never, Ever Be This Impressive

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology

Aaron Norton has quite the video game collection. It's not the biggest collection in the world, and the rarest game he has tops out at around $60...

Why Nintendo Seems Determined To Fail

John Feehan | Posted 04.02.2014 | Technology
John Feehan

Its management is sending mixed messages to the industry. And following a second holiday season of abysmal sales, a generation of young gamers is aging out of the market with no emotional attachment to Mario.

Nintendo Will Say It One Last Time: No iPhone Games

Reuters | Sophie Knight and Reiji Murai | Posted 03.31.2014 | Technology

* 3DS console to drive operating profit next year - CEO * New health-related project flagged for 2015 * Shares close dow...

The Wii U Is Selling So Poorly, Nintendo Execs Gave Themselves A Pay Cut

AP | By YURIKO NAGANO | Posted 03.30.2014 | Technology

TOKYO (AP) — Profit at Nintendo Co. fell 30 percent in the first nine months of the fiscal year as sales of Wii U home consoles, 3DS devices and gam...

Nintendo Still Won't Let You Play 'Mario' On Your iPhone

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 01.28.2014 | Technology

In the wake of the Wii U's disappointing sales numbers, Nintendo is negating rumors that it will create games for smartphones. After Japanese news...

One Of World's Rarest Video Games Is On eBay

Taylor Casti | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology

If you're a Nintendo fan with a few thousand bucks to spare, have we got a deal for you! An extremely rare Nintendo World Championships NES game ca...

Nintendo Admits The Wii U Is A Failure

Taylor Casti | Posted 01.24.2014 | Technology

It's been a year of console wars. While one could spend hours debating the victor, the loser has been obvious for quite some time, and Nintendo seems ...

These 13 Famous Companies Turned Out Way Differently Than They Started

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Like any superhero, a successful enterprise comes with its own origin story -- but these household names started off a bit differently than you might ...

Chinese Kids Can Buy An Xbox For The First Time In 14 Years

Reuters | Paul Carsten | Posted 03.09.2014 | Technology

* China govt lifts ban on game consoles * China video game mkt third-largest by revenue, worth $14 billion * Pricey con...

All the Best Christmas Gifts I Ever Got in the 80s

Leslie Goshko | Posted 02.17.2014 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

I maintain that the 1980s produced some of the most kick-ass, memorable and, at times, weird and creepy toys.