Super Mario Lamp Finally Makes the Pain in My Life Worth It

There is no way my parents could have known what a world of pain they were dropping me in by simply giving me the name Mario. It was 1984, and Mario was my dad's name. THEY COULD NOT HAVE KNOWN WHAT WOULD HAPPEN. But now all the Super Mario/Where's Luigi/ItsAMe/Wario jokes I've ever been the butt of are worth it… » 7/12/13 5:40pm 7/12/13 5:40pm

New Era Introduces Caps Celebrating Your 8-Bit Heros

New Era is traditionally known for its hats featuring logos of professional sports teams. But starting in Japan the company is introducing a Super Mario Bros. line featuring characters from the well-loved games represented as 8-bit sprites. Everyone from Mario, to Luigi, to Koopa is represented, in caps ranging in… » 4/16/13 12:20pm 4/16/13 12:20pm

How To Make Gigantic Glowing, Flying Art on the Cheap

Imagine you're walking home from a bar tonight. You look up and there's a bright, glowing, 250 square foot Super Mario flying above you. You'd probably think someone had slipped you something, but no, it's just our friend Mark Rober from NASA having some fun. » 6/07/12 11:00am 6/07/12 11:00am

Epic Gaming Bathroom Desperately Needs a Warp Pipe Toilet

Don't get us wrong, we're totally blown away by Photobucket user gpinzone's retro gaming-themed bathroom that incorporates elements from Super Mario, Donkey Kong, and Pac-Man. We just can't help but feel they missed a fantastic opportunity to turn the throne into a functional warp pipe that sucks down more than just… » 4/30/12 4:00pm 4/30/12 4:00pm

Daily Desired: Pixelated Mario Cushion From Japan's Club Nintendo

The U.S. version of Nintendo's reward program, Club Nintendo, never seems to have quite the same caliber of awesome schwag as the original Japanese version. Items like the Wiimote TV remote that was never available here, and now this pixelated 8-bit Super Mario throw cushion. » 10/22/11 8:00pm 10/22/11 8:00pm

Nintendo's E3 Keynote Liveblog Archive

Nintendo's E3 press conference hasn't even started, and they've already slammed Sony. Impressive! The conference kicks off at 9AM PT—noon ET—but our liveblog is getting fired up now. Besides the New Wii Fit Motion Music Plus New Play Super 64, what do you want to see? » 6/02/09 11:20am 6/02/09 11:20am

Super Mario Singing Star Gives You Immunity To Carpal Tunnel For 15…

The Super Mario invincibility doesn't really make a huge appearance in Super Mario Galaxy as far as we've seen, but this desk version should more than fill in. For $17.99 you get an unlimited amount of star power activated in tiny little segments every time you hit the button on its back. Will it get old fast?… » 4/25/08 3:00pm 4/25/08 3:00pm

Limited-Edition DS a-Go-Go as Bathing Ape Gives the Lite a Caselift

Yesterday's matte black limited-edition DS has been superseded by a Louie Vouie-esque design from cult Japanese fashion line Bathing Ape. Available in either white or a rather dingy gold, the case is stamped with Mario and Bape faces, with the Mario star thrown in for good measure. Available in Japan from April 1,… » 2/22/08 5:17am 2/22/08 5:17am