YouTube Highlights, Weekly Edition #151

Up this week: Super Mario World (SNES, 1990) – join as we play through this classic game where Mario must save Princess Toadstool and Dinosaur Land from Bowser’s clutches! Cuphead (Switch, 2019) – let’s help Cuphead get out of trouble on Inkwell Isles with in this award-winning and masterfully styled run and gun game. Nostalgic…

Community Post: Mario, You Lead and I Shall Follow

No matter how many times Mario’s adventures are hashed and rehashed, games that prominently feature that famous plumber, his princess, and that evil dinosaur we call Bowser, remain fresh, fun, and playable dozens of times over. Mario games are level-driven games — you’ve got to make your way through stages or levels in a series…

Community Post: Mario, The Innovator

My childhood was dominated by Nintendo, it’s fearless red plumber and his crew. My first exposure to the world of video games came when I was very young with the Nintendo Entertainment System and of course, Super Mario Bros. It’s safe to say, I was hooked for life after pushing the jump button on the…

Community Post: The Levels Make the Plumber

(Image by Flickr User: daveynin) Mario has been Nintendo’s flagship franchise since they first burst onto the scene with Super Mario Brothers for the NES (Or with the Donkey Kong arcade game if you want to get technical). It takes quite a bit to maintain that kind of staying power for more than 25 years,…