Wake Up To the Super Mario Bros. Theme With This Alarm Clock

Despite an absolutely tiny and almost unreadable LED display used for the actual clock, there's nothing not to love about this Super Mario Bros. alarm clock that NCSX is soon selling for just $24. Available in either a Mario or Luigi sprite version, the question block cubes on the base are used to set the time and the… » 1/09/15 11:45am 1/09/15 11:45am

Video: Super Mario Bros. edited into real life to ruin people's lives

I'm a horrible person who always laughs when people fail in YouTube videos. This collection of fails made me laugh even harder because it's been perfectly edited to splice in Mario and Luigi from Nintendo as the evil invisible force who cause all these screw ups in real life. » 11/13/14 1:40am 11/13/14 1:40am

This Lego Super Mario Bros aquarium is the coolest aquarium of all time

Kelsey Kronmiller, a graphic designer, designed this amazing LEGO aquarium, which is about 90% done and "entirely coated in "Krylon Fusion," a clear enamel recommended by aquarists to protect fish." I love all the little details. This is such a cute build and totally makes me want to build a Lego aquarium. » 7/16/14 9:52am 7/16/14 9:52am

Super Mario Song Played on Wine Glasses Sounds Just Like the Real Deal

If you listened with your eyes closed, you'd think this was just a video of someone playing Super Mario Bros on a vintage Nintendo. But there's not a controller in sight. Just 48 wine glasses and a frying pan. Dan Newbie of YouTube, you're a maestro of the kitchen. » 4/19/14 9:00am 4/19/14 9:00am

The Horror: If Super Mario Bros. 3 Were Made For Smartphones

There are things in the world that should never happen. Game designer Ethan Levy's "evil" Candy Crush-ized remake of Super Mario Bros. 3 is one of them. He was just kidding when he explained how he'd re-make it. Hopefully. » 8/21/13 10:00am 8/21/13 10:00am

Famous Surrealist Art Amazingly Reimagined with Super Mario Bros

René Magritte's art is famous for tickling your brain, making you question and helping you dissolve the line of what's real and what matters. You can recognize Magritte's work and influence anywhere but can you imagine it as Super Mario Bros? The artist Racoonda has re-created paintings from Magritte by putting them… » 7/26/13 1:00am 7/26/13 1:00am

Slice and Dice Fire Flowers on This Coin Block Cutting Board

Despite everything you've learned in the Super Mario Bro's video games, stomping and burning are not your only two options in the kitchen. When you need to chop that magic mushroom before wolfing it down, you can hack it up on this Coin Block cutting board. » 5/10/12 9:20pm 5/10/12 9:20pm

Mario's Creator is Embarrassed by How Super Mario Bros. Looks In HD

I'm sure you'll agree that half the charm of playing Super Mario Bros. nowadays is that it's so completely different to realistic games like Fallout 3. To its creator, Shigeru Miyamoto however, it's just plain ol' embarrassing. » 10/12/10 3:50am 10/12/10 3:50am

Nintendo Celebrates Mario's Birthday With Red Wiis and Gaming Boxsets

This month marks the 25th anniversary of Super Mario Bros., and in good form Nintendo has painted Wiis red and rereleased Super Mario All Stars in a cherry red boxset. Itsa Mario time! » 10/07/10 11:05am 10/07/10 11:05am

I Wish I Could Hire This Violinist to Score My Gaming In Real Time

Genius Japanese violinist Teppei Okada plays the music track and sound effects of Super Mario Bros. Now I'm hoping that the next Nintendo console will include a violinist built-in. After all, they are running out of gimmicks pretty quick. [Nikkovideo] » 6/18/10 11:40am 6/18/10 11:40am

Super Mario Bros iPhone App Makes Your Life a Mario Level

iRwego, a sort-of-cleverly named iPhone app, may not have a very long lifespan, since it's not approved by Nintendo. But I hope it stays—it soundtracks your life as if it were a Mario game. » 12/03/09 12:00am 12/03/09 12:00am

This Is Now the Most Expensive Game In History

Remember the legendary gold cartridges created for the 1990 Nintendo World Championships, which included Super Mario Bros, Rad Race, and Tetris, the "Holy Grail of Gaming Collectibles"? Me neither. Someone does, and he paid $17,500 for it. » 7/08/09 6:16am 7/08/09 6:16am

Conan O'Brien Reacts to His Super Mario Bros-Themed Backdrop

On last night's The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (god, that feels great to type), Conan responded to those who noticed his backdrop's uncanny resemblance to a certain mushroom kingdom. » 6/06/09 11:15am 6/06/09 11:15am

How Your Nintendo Gameboy Would Look at Human Scale

Those crazy Japanese and their kuroko plays. I love them, but can anybody tell me why they have included Obama in this oversized Gameboy version of Super Mario Bros.? [Iamwendi—Thanks Genevieve!] » 3/30/09 10:45pm 3/30/09 10:45pm

Theremin Musician Plays the Super Mario Bros. Theme

Watching videos of NES enthusiasts playing the Super Mario Bros. theme on weird stuff is always fun, and here's one of musician Randy George on the theremin. What's a theremin? It's a Russian invention that's also one of the earliest electronic musical instruments ever created. Players move their hands around the… » 8/09/08 11:00am 8/09/08 11:00am

Super Mario Bros. Sound Blocks Annoy Your Office Mates to No End

Super Mario Bros. Sound Blocks just sit there on your desk until you press down on their heads, and then four different familiar and authentic sound effects emanate from within. » 3/14/07 1:15pm 3/14/07 1:15pm

Nintendo Physically Augmented Reality Amusement Park

Our second favorite class from when we were in grad school at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program was taught by game designer Frank Lantz of area/code. The best project—certainly the most copyright infringing one—to come out of his Big Games class this past semester might just be the Nintendo Amusement Park,… » 5/19/06 2:49pm 5/19/06 2:49pm