MoMA to Display Video Games Exhibition Without A Change Machine in Sight

Following the Smithsonian’s lead, the Museum of Modern Art in New York is planning to unveil a new installment dedicated to video games as art. Note that this exhibit will not be exhibiting still images, concept art, or videos taken from video games but the actual video games themselves will be playable in some fashion or another.

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Miyamoto Developing a Super Mario Bros. for 3DS

Nintendo’s most famous developer, Shigeru Miyamoto, is working on a new Super Mario Bros. title for the 3DS. The game will be designed specifically to take advantage of the handheld’s technology.

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Super Mario Bros. Turns 25

Super Mario Bros. is the game that brought the video game industry from the brink of ruin. Can you believe the game is a quarter century old now? A classic in every sense of the word, rescuing Princess Toadstool- I mean Peach- never gets boring. The Mario series is the benchmark by which all other platformers are measured.

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Mario Mathoners Are At It Again!

Last year, the Mario maniacs over at mariomarathon.com played through the entire library of mainline Mario games for our sick, perverse pleasure.  Oh and also for the Child’s Play Charity as well.  Well, they’re at it again today starting at 11 AM Easter Time.

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Mario Fans Playing for Child’s Play

The next time your parents, girlfriend, or even your boyfriend starts nagging you because of your marathon session with your latest 100 hour plus RPG or something like that, I suggest you direct them over to mariomarathon.com (via 1up).  Brian “Shirt Guy” Brinegar, John “Couch Guy” Groth, and Chris “Slouch Guy” Deckard, all nicknames they came up with for themselves, have dedicated themselves to finishing all of the main Mario games in one sitting and will be streaming it in its entirety live on their website.   [Read more...]

E3 Preview: New Super Mario Bros. Wii

Publisher: Nintendo

Developer: Nintendo EAD

Release Date: Holiday 2009

What Is It?

New Super Mario Bros. Wii is a 2D sidescroller reminiscent of the original Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 3 and a follow up to the Nintendo DS title of the same name. It’s the first 2D Mario game since Super Mario World on the SNES.

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