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22 Video Games to Skip Work for This Fall | Posted 10.28.2015 | Entertainment

very fall, all the big publishers in gaming get together and agree to release all their biggest games over the span of a single three-and-a-half-month period. While no one list could contain all of them, here are some of the most interesting games to look out for this fall.

10 Video Game Franchises That Will Never Die | Posted 10.22.2015 | Entertainment

We wondered just what are the most prolific video game franchises ever? We're not just looking at actual sales, but sheer number of titles released. It's pretty amazing how addicted we've become to certain characters and concepts, as the following list attests.

Google 'Super Mario' Right Now For A Little Surprise

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 09.15.2015 | Technology

Super Mario, Nintendo's famed Italian plumber, turned 30 on Sunday. To mark the occasion, Google appears to have popped a "?" block" into its sea...

Game Review: 'Super Mario Maker' Is A DIY Triumph

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 09.11.2015 | Technology

Every kid with access to an original Nintendo and graph paper wanted to create their own "Super Mario" levels. Now, Nintendo's letting them. "Super Ma...

Man Spends 6 Years Of His Life Crocheting This Mario Bros. Blanket

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.24.2015 | HuffPost Home

Only one thing takes longer than beating "Super Mario Bros. 3": crocheting a blanket of the game for SIX. WHOLE. YEARS. Norwegian programmer Kjetil...

If We Are Being Honest About Final Fantasy 7

Steven Petite | Posted 06.19.2015 | Entertainment
Steven Petite

Fans and game journalists alike have been begging for a makeover to the most popular entry of the iconic franchise for many years. An argument can be made that this is the most important remake of all time. If that came off as a compliment, then it is time for some honesty.

Nintendo Literally Hires Bowser

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.20.2015 | Technology

He's a real-life human, not a fire-breathing turtle beast.

Super Mario Fans, Prepare To Be Jealous Of This Awesome Kid

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 05.13.2015 | Parents

A classic video game world is colliding with reality, and the results are adorable. In a video uploaded to YouTube in February, one user decided to...

Nintendo Games Are Coming To Your Phone, But Don't Get Too Excited

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.17.2015 | Technology

Nintendo's plan to bring games to your iPhone might end up being the worst.

You Don't Love Anything As Much As This Man Loves Nintendo

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.22.2015 | Technology

Some people will just never have enough video games.

Your Nintendo 3DS Is About To Be Obsolete

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.14.2015 | Technology

That shiny Nintendo 3DS you or your kid got for Christmas is about to be eBay fodder.

Mario Turns Into Liam Neeson When The Princess Gets 'Taken'

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 01.14.2015 | Comedy

He will find you, he will eat a mushroom, and he will kill you. "Taken 3" is out and it remains to be seen if the audience is the one who's been ta...

A Holly Jolly Deleted Scene from CONSOLE WARS...

Blake J. Harris | Posted 02.22.2015 | Entertainment
Blake J. Harris

In honor of the big day, I thought it would be fun to share one of the few chapters that ended up being removed from the hardcover version of CONSOLE WARS

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 --...

Nintendo To Let You Create Your Own Super Mario World

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Technology

The next level of Super Mario Bros. will be created by… you. Nintendo announced a new game called Mario Maker at the Electronic Entertainment Exp...

This 8-Bit Mashup Of Super Mario And 'Game Of Thrones' Is Epic

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.14.2014 | Technology

What happens when the Seven Kingdoms of "Game of Thrones" are replaced by the lands of "Super Mario World?" You get this epic 8-bit mashup, complete w...

These Engagement Photos Are A Super Mario Fan's Dream Come True

Posted 04.21.2014 | Weddings

By Kristen Klein for Bridal Guide Nathan and Jessica crafted quite the elaborate scenario for their engagement photos! After dozing off in the park...

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....

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...

Plumber Accidentally Dresses Exactly Like Super Mario | Posted 03.28.2014 | Comedy

Reddit-user cat_eat_cat had to call a plumber today. Unbeknownst to him, his plumber would 1-Up him to the front page of Reddit. ...

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...

WATCH: If NYC Were In 'Super Mario World'

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 12.04.2013 | New York

Actor and comedian Robert Bacon has re-imagined the New York City subway map as a a Super Mario World-scape. Bacon, who previously designed a Donk...

It's About Time Super Mario Learned This Lesson About Women

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 11.28.2013 | Comedy

In the newest musical number from AVByte, Super Mario and his brother Luigi finally awaken to the 21st century and realize that Princess Peach is more...

WATCH: You've Never Seen 'Super Mario' Like This

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 11.15.2013 | Technology

Everyone knows the story of Mario and Luigi, two innocent plumbing brothers who rescue a princess from a monstrous villain by eating mushrooms to beef...

9 Ways Video Games Can Actually Be Good For You

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.07.2013 | Technology

Your mother was wrong. Video games aren't bad for you. They're actually making your life better. Despite hand-wringing over a supposed connection b...