We’re not sure who the animator is behind this dark alternative version of the Mushroom Kingdom, but we love the idea of a Mario game where our plumber tosses bombs at enemies, and leaves a bloody wake in his path. We need this to be playable.
Fans of Super Mario Bros. will immediately recognize this obnoxious bit of vegetation as a Piranha Plant. Jason from JK Brickworks brought the creature to life in mechanized LEGO form, complete with a motor drive to pop the plant up and down from a pipe as it chomps its jaws.
Nintendo’s endless runner is as polished and innovative as other Mario games. Super Mario Run simple tap and hold mechanic is fresh and fun. It also has asynchronous multiplayer and a kingdom-building minigame. The initial stages are free, but it’s $10 to play the full game.
We’ve heard plenty of cover versions of the music from Mario games, but Samuraiguitarist knocked it out of the park with this one, which not only perfectly lines up with the gameplay in the top left corner, but includes appropriate sound effects produced with his guitar.
Formerly known by codename “NX,” the next-gen Nintendo system combines a home console with a handheld. To play on the go, simply undock the tablet, and slide on the side controllers. Is it just us, or does it look a bit like a toaster and a slice of bread? Drops 3/2017.
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