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Super Mario Bros. Speedruns Are One Step Closer To Best Possible Time

Super Mario Bros. speedruns are almost as perfect as humanly possible. The swift sprint through the Mushroom Kingdom has only seen incremental gains over the last few years, with runners besting times by fractions of a second. Runs of the game have become so optimized that it seemed impossible to do any better. Last…Read more… […]

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“We’ve talked together and share the feeling that if we can’t make something interesting we’ll just

“We’ve talked together and share the feeling that if we can’t make something interesting we’ll just call it quits,” Shigeru Miyamoto said at a recent financial Q&A about the animated Super Mario movie from Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures .Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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People Can Now Beat Super Mario World In Less Than A Minute

Super Mario World has plenty of warps and tricks to help players finish the game faster than usual, but none are as extreme as the credits warp. This intense glitch was once thought to be nearly impossible for a human to perform, but one speedrunner recently used it to complete the game in less that […]

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The Joy Of Super Mario Odyssey’s Hint Art Challenges

While playing Super Mario Odyssey, you’ll occasionally come across portraits like the one pictured above.They are visual puzzles that lead players to hidden Power Moons. Odyssey calls them Hint Art, and there are 21 of them scattered throughout the game. They’re visually intensive and clever, and they’re a great…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The State Of The Nintendo Switch In 2017

For all the video game industry’s noisy hype about groundbreaking technology, it’s still rare that a device comes along and actually breaks new ground. In just nine months, the Nintendo Switch has done just that. The world of games feels different now than it did one year ago.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hey, Nintendo Didn’t Delay Any Games This Year

When Nintendo unveiled its lineup of launch-year games for Switch back in January, most people had the same thought: Which of these is gonna get delayed? I mean, delaying games is what Nintendo does. So who could have suspected it would actually release everything this year?Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Save $11 On Super Mario Odyssey, If You Somehow Don’t Own It Already

If you didn’t take advantage of Amazon’s preorder Prime discount on Super Mario Odyssey, today’s $49 deal is the best price they’ve offered since the game was released. If you have a Nintendo Switch, or think you’ll be getting one for the holidays, this is a requisite purchase.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Turns Out, Cappy Can Kill You In Super Mario Odyssey 

We were right to suspect something messed up was going on with the possession mechanic in Mario Odyssey. Cappy has a mind of its own, and if you’re not careful, it can take Mario out of the picture entirely. It’s some creepypasta-level stuff.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Six Of The Best Looks From Super Mario Odyssey

There are dozens of outfits for Mario to wear in Super Mario Odyssey, and the game will even comment on your fashion sense. Mario isn’t what I would call a stylish guy, but I have to admit he almost looks cool in some of these outfits. Here are my favorites.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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