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Giving his competitors a veritable butt-stomp, Mario finds himself at the very top of the Japanese software sales chart this week -- nearly 900,000 people donned their rose-colored glasses and marched out of a store with a copy of the portly plumber's retro adventure. [DS] New Super Mario Bros....

June 2nd 2006 at 5:40pm 0 Comments
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Shortly after celebrating Mario's rampant popularity in Japan, we now learn through Joe Larson's blog, Exploding Unicorn, that the portly plumber is nothing more than an instrument of societal destruction, wrecking young minds as the worst kind of role model. Larson points out that Mario's career is...

May 31st 2006 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Infendo's Rollin had a thing or two to say about New Super Mario Bros. in this morning's post: "It's not a new game, and moreover it's not a DS game. Judging by the info and screens we have up to this point, this looks like an ankle-deep, shallow relic of Mario's past..." Ouch!Before Rolli...

April 12th 2006 at 1:55pm 0 Comments
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OnNintendo.com has posted 12 titillating images of the highly anticipated New Super Mario Bros. Included in the bunch, are some shots of several of the game's multiplayer mini-games — you may recognize them from Super Mario 64 DS. This time around, you'll be able to enjoy them with friends.Als...

April 11th 2006 at 7:25pm 0 Comments
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The official website for the upcoming DS title, New Super Mario Bros., has been updated again. No more delays this time, instead Nintendo has managed to drop the brothers Mario on us a week earlier! Seeing as how the DS Lite is "due in May" in North America, we used simple logic, some grad...

April 5th 2006 at 10:57am 0 Comments
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According to the official website, the North American release of New Super Mario Bros. has been pushed back to May 21 (Sunday). The title will likely show up in stores early that week, quite possibly, alongside the new DS Lite. Indeed, 1UP speculates that the game was delayed in order to accompany t...

April 3rd 2006 at 1:25pm 0 Comments
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According to a recent Nintendo Power interview with Takashi Tezuka, New Super Mario Bros. for the DS will feature the return of the beloved koopalings. This welcome addition should significantly boost the game's boss element. Tezuka also confirmed that Bowser and Toad would make appearances. As for...

March 9th 2006 at 3:00pm 0 Comments