Super Mario Bros.

NES Classic Review

Nintendo's mini-NES isn't the ultimate 8-bit experience, but it delivers ample quality for a reasonable price.

Fan-Made "Mario Royale" is a Blast, For As Long As It Sticks Around

But the creator is anticipating a letter from Nintendo.

Nintendo Kills Impressive Super Mario Bros. Commodore 64 Port

Like the Commodore 64 itself, its spirit will not easily fade.

April's Free NES Classics Include Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels and Punch-Out!!

Three new games headline this month's free NES classics.

The 10 Best Cosplays We Saw at PAX East 2019

Welcome to PAX East. Normal clothing is entirely optional.

Destroying Video Games—Even the Bad Ones—Isn't Funny. Here's Why

The high-priced Super Mario Bros. auction offers a reminder to treat all video games with respect.

Mint Sealed Copy of Super Mario Bros. Sells for More Than $100,000 at Auction

A world record price for one of the most famous video games of all time.

Legend of Zelda Hack Uncovers Creepy Hidden Minus World

Visit eerie Minus Hyrule, where Octorocks moonwalk and graves stretch as far as the eye can see.

For Super Mario Bros 3's 30th Anniversary, Let's Look Back on This Mario Fanfiction I Wrote When I Was 10

Brought to you by a Mac Plus, ClarisWorks, and no idea how paragraphs are supposed to work.

The Bowsette Meme Is Gloriously Un-Nintendo, and I Love It

The internet's currently all about the Koopa King's New Clothes, and I'm here for it.

NES Classic Review

Nintendo's mini-NES isn't the ultimate 8-bit experience, but it delivers ample quality for a reasonable price.

Forget Luigi's Package, Let's Celebrate Donkey Kong's Ass

When did bananas become more exciting than coconuts?

Mario Will Guide you in the Google Maps App for Mario Day

Google is working with Nintendo to celebrate everyone's favorite plumber.

Shigeru Miyamoto Explains Why He Put his Faith in Illumination Entertainment for the Animated Super Mario Bros Movie

Illumination's experience is one factor, but there's more to the story.

Super Mario Animated Movie Announced, Shigeru Miyamoto Co-Producing

Also brought to you by the producer of Despicable Me.

Nintendo Characters and Accessories Now Available at Build-A-Bear

Bear Mario is filled with love and stuffing.

Nintendo and Illumination Entertainment Are Close to Securing a Deal for an Animated Super Mario Movie: Report

All live-action options will be cast into the depths of Dinohattan.

What's the Greatest Mario Game Ever? Find Out Where Mario Odyssey Lands in Our Updated Rankings!

The USgamer team voted on every Super Mario game ever made. Where does Super Mario Odyssey fit in?

A Professional Ghost Expert Weighs In on the Creepy Hat in Super Mario Odyssey

Actually, the hat does possess things.

The Trailer for Universal's Super Nintendo World Continues to Raise Serious Questions About Mario

Universal Studios Japan breaks ground on Super Nintendo World, but what's the deal with Mario?

Nadia's Midboss Musings: The Shameless, Beautiful Creature That Was the Classic NES Series (Plus: Meet Luca Blight!)

Before there was the Virtual Console, there was the option to pay $20 for Super Mario Bros on the GBA.

The 10 Best Turtles in Video Games

Let's celebrate World Turtle Day by counting down the ten best (unstomped) digital terrapins!

When Digital Goes Cardboard: The Most Creative Tabletop Video Game Adaptations

With Deadly Premonition on its way to a board game adaptation, it's time to look back at the creative, clever, and just plain weird board game adaptations of the past.

Hey, Video Games: Tell Stories. Tell All Your Stories. Don't Ever Stop

OPINION: Do video games tell their tales flawlessly? No. Should narrative therefore be removed from games? Heck no.

"Nuts for Nintendo" 20/20 Video from the '80s Proves the More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

"Chip shortages?" Still got 'em. "Games make kids violent?" Check. "Japan will eat American industry alive?" Well ... that remained in the past, thankfully.

On NES Classic Edition and Playing Hard To Get

Why Nintendo keeps partying like it's 1985... and 1996... and 2006.

Super Mario Bros 1, 2, and 3 NES Classic Edition: Tips, Hints, and Warp Locations

How to find warp locations and other hints and tips for Super Mario Bros 1, 2, and 3 on the NES Classic Edition.

Let's Spend an Afternoon With the NES Classic Edition [Archived]

Our mini-NES has arrived, and Jeremy will be streaming it for a few hours beginning at 1:30 ET (4:30 PT).

From Us to You! Analyzes the PlayStation 4 Pro and Super Mario Run Announcements

PODCAST: Kat, Bob, and Nadia go in-depth on today's big announcements.

Mario Comes to iOS in Super Mario Run

Nintendo brings an official Mario game to Apple devices.

Is Super Mario 64 Really 20 Years Old? Yep, So Watch The Archived Livestream

Embrace your mortality as Jeremy plays this landmark N64 adventure at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT.

Official Nintendo Content Finally Comes to Minecraft: Wii U Edition

Legitimate Super Mario content comes to Minecraft via skins and level packs. Now we want The Legend of Zelda, and Metroid, and--

Witness the USgamer Team Tackle a New Challenge with "One-Hit Wonders"

How far can we make it into classic games without taking damage? Join us and find out!

Nintendo's Live-Action Films: Who Should Play Who?

Mike looks at the best Hollywood actors available for live-action adaptations of Nintendo's franchises.

5 Ways Nintendo Could Improve Super Mario Maker

Nintendo's Mario creation kit is already pretty user-friendly—with just a few tweaks, it could be user-friendlier.

A Report From the Super Mario 30th Anniversary Concert in Tokyo

A rundown of Nintendo's musical celebration of what could be the most important moment in the company's history.

Super Mario Maker's "Demakes" Are the Coolest

Later additions reimagined via the lens of earlier games provides some of Mario Maker's greatest moments.

Video Game Cheats 'n Beatums #24: Super Mario Bros. 30th Anniversary!

The plumber’s Famous game is 30!

Give Us a Super Mario Bros. Design Works Already, Nintendo

E3 2015's Nintendo event revealed some amazing, behind-the-scenes documents from their first console hit. But these priceless sheets of paper don't belong in any museum.

Video Game Cheats 'n Beatums #21: BIG SALAD

It’s too big...

Video Game Cheats 'n Beatums #15: Small Mario

Man, why you even got to do a thing?

Video Game Cheats 'n Beatums #14: A Friendly Race

It's completely safe...

25 Years Ago, Super Mario Bros. 3 Made Video Game Launches Monumental

Long before midnight GameStop lines and pre-order madness, Nintendo introduced the world to pre-release hype.

Video Game Cheats 'n Beatums #1: Security System

USgamer's new weekly comic about very important video game matters begins now.

Super Mario's Maestro: A Q&A with Nintendo's Koji Kondo

The composer behind some of gaming's most legendary tunes reflects on the many changes he's experienced in his 30-year career at Nintendo.