Yoshi seems to be pitching the winners in this latest footage from Mario Super Sluggers. The poor batters can't do a thing right, as time after time the fielders rush in to catch the ball and pelt it towards any base at lightning speed. It's like, hello? Why is a baby playing baseball?It's nine min...

June 19th 2008 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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The latest screen line-up from Mario Super Sluggers, which is out this week in Japan, shows off a little gameplay, a few menus, and a lot of very familiar characters. Included is a bigger version of the recently-revealed roster, just in case there was anyone you weren't sure about. While you're spen...

June 18th 2008 at 8:45am 0 Comments
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According to an article over at Gamepro, core gamers shouldn't fret going into E3 this year. Even though Nintendo just unleashed Wii Fit on us, the focus for their newest console isn't going to be entirely casual. "We recently announced the upcoming release of Mario Super Sluggers," said Marc Frank...

June 17th 2008 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Mario's baseball-oriented outing hasn't exactly been as hotly anticipated as his other platforming, racing, and fighting adventures. Perhaps that's the reason info on Mario Super Sluggers has been a bit slow since the first mild announcement last October. Those who do have a penchant for wacky spor...

June 11th 2008 at 2:00am 0 Comments
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Sports nuts and Nintendo fans alike are probably anticipating the release of Mario Super Sluggers, which hits the streets of Japan on the 19th of this month. Mario won't be the only one slugging, though. You can expect his usual posse of Luigi, Bowser, Peach, Toad, Yoshi, Donkey Kong, and Wario to...

June 10th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Famitsu has posted another line-up of Mario Super Sluggers screens, covering everything from minigames (which look, erm, totally unrelated to baseball) to a few of the character-specific moves (such as Luigi's "tornado" pitch that you see above, and one of Mario's fiery shots) to some of the game's...

June 9th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The Japanese website for Mario Super Sluggers has gone live and it's chock full of those experience videos we saw awhile back. Also at the site, you'll find a trailer for the game, but most of you probably saw that yesterday.But, if there's one thing these experience videos show us, it's a real-tim...

June 5th 2008 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

Mario must be single-handedly keeping all his local sporting goods stores in business. He is no stranger to picking up any random game, throwing an item or two into the mix and giving it a go with all his friends. We're happy about that, because it usually turns out pretty good.Now we can finally b...

June 4th 2008 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Courtesy of CoroCoro Comics, we've got some more to gawk at concerning the once-named Super Mario Stadium. Now it's being call Mario Super Sluggers, which is an improvement in our eyes, and is to feature, as you'd expect, a plethora of characters from Nintendo's famous franchises. We're glad to see...

May 14th 2008 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The first news out of this year's Nintendo Media Summit is that the Namco Bandai-developed Mario sports game Super Mario Stadium: Family Baseball will see a U.S. release "sometime this year" under the title Mario Super Sluggers.Nintendo of America's Bill Trinen demonstrated the game for press in at...

April 10th 2008 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Previously revealed as "Super Mario Stadium Baseball" last October, and now apparently dubbed, Mario Super Sluggers, the Wii sequel to Mario Superstar Baseball has been confirmed for US release, likely later this year. Nintendo briefly demonstrated the game today at a media summit in San Francisco,...

April 10th 2008 at 1:52pm 0 Comments