Vox sums up the contributions and philosophies of Nintendo game designer Shigeru Miyamoto – who helped create Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda and more – with the help of Miyamoto himself.
Super Mario Bros
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.
Vans dips into one of the bottomless wells of nostalgia with its upcoming Nintendo collection. Mario, Link and other classic Nintendo characters and icons will grace the Sk8-Hi, Old Skool, Authentic and Slip-On shoes this summer.
It’s super smash sisters time as the surprisingly hot-headed royalties of the Mushroom Kingdom and Hyrule have a no holds barred battle. Can Zelda’s fiery arrows and martial arts skills beat Peach, Perry and, uhm, vegetables?
An in-depth look at the Wii U exclusive explains the game’s basic features, including the different characters you can use in single and multiplayer, the new power-ups and more. Double Mario looks awesome. Did Wii U finally get a killer app?
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