Super Mario 3D Land

Super Mario 3D Land is a 3D platformer for the Nintendo 3DS. It’s your typical Mario kind of story. Bowser has kidnapped Princess Peach and Mario must run and jump his way through levels and worlds in order to track her down and save her. Continue reading “Super Mario 3D Land”

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Mario Karticle: On Coins

Mario Kart has been through its fair share of changes, be it in the naming trend, the available characters, or even the things your karts can do! However, the release of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe has only deepened my curiosity as to what lies in store for Mario Kart 9 when it finally shows up… IF it’s even called that. Continue reading “Mario Karticle: On Coins”

New Super Mario Bros.

New Super Mario Bros. is a side-scrolling platformer for the Nintendo DS. The Super Mario Bros. series hadn’t seen much in the way of truly new games in quite some time, with their last major installment being Super Mario World on the SNES and not in name since Super Mario Bros. 3 for the NES. So it was high time the brothers jumped back in action. Thus, New Super Mario Bros. was made. It may seem a bit tired now, but let’s take a look back at the one that started this retro revival of mustachioed masters. Continue reading “New Super Mario Bros.”

Super Mario World

Super Mario World is a 2D platformer for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. It is the follow-up to Super Mario Bros 3 and is the first of the Super Mario World series. Bowser is up to his old tricks once again of kidnapping the princess. This time he keeps her locked up in a castle on Dinosaur Island, where he has also imprisoned many of the inhabitants, the Yoshis, inside of eggs. Apparently they don’t just hatch from them… but… okay, whatever. It’s up to Mario and Luigi to save the day. Continue reading “Super Mario World”