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Watch This Software Learn To Play Super Mario World Better Than You Can

A quick YouTube search reveals countless Super Mario World speedruns by some of the game’s most skilled players. And MarI/O can keep up with the best of them, even though it’s actually just a piece of advanced learning software made up of virtual neural networks.


A Super Mario Bros Watch Reminds You It's Always A Good Time To Play

It’s impossible to count how many artists, designers, and Nintendo fans have been inspired by Shigeru Miyamoto’s work, but you can add the folks at Mr Jones Watches to that list. Their latest timepiece is this Super Mario Bros-inspired creation featuring the landscape of the original NES game.


Screentendo Turns Screenshots Into A Playable Super Mario Level

When you’re bored at work, pulling out your Game Boy to pass the time isn’t exactly inconspicuous. But this simple app called Screentendo is. It snaps a screenshot of whatever you’re working on and then turns it into a simple Super Mario level with clouds and breakable blocks. Spreadsheets have never been more entertaining.


Can You Name All 721 Pokemon Squeezed Onto This Blinding Duvet Cover?

You’re going to have to be a pretty hardcore Pokemon fan to not only name all 721 of the pocket monsters squeezed onto this incredibly busy duvet cover, but to also allow such a cacophony of colours into your bedroom.


Sony Hack Reveals Intent To Acquire Super Smash Bros. Film Rights

Included in the deluge of Sony executive emails, memos, PDFs and presentations released on WikiLeaks earlier this week is one little nugget that will warm your inner child’s heart: Sony may be trying to nab film rights to the Super Smash Bros. series.


A Super Mario Bros Plush Thwomp Is Perfect For Pillow Fights

Do you remember the first time a Thwomp unexpectedly fell from the sky to end your life while playing Super Mario Bros? Of course you do, it was as traumatising as it was frustrating. But it also gave you a greater appreciation for Thwomps as an enemy to be feared, and a better understanding of why this cushion would be perfect for pillow fights.


Surprise: The Wii U Is Actually Perfect For Netflix

Australian Netflix: I’m enjoying it. A lot. It’s priced right. It’s fast, slick, works on all my devices. Keywords being: ‘all my devices’. I have a lot of them.

I have a tablet, I have a PS4, an Xbox One, I have two laptops, I have a mobile phone.

I have a Wii U.


Corporate Pikachu Proves Even Pokemon Have To Get Real Jobs One Day

When they’re young and still waiting for their first evolution, all a Pokemon dreams about is fighting in tournaments with a skilled trainer guiding the way. What they don’t think about is that all those battles will take their toll, and eventually they’re going to have to consider other work in order to pay the bills. At least Pikachu is embracing the corporate world.


Somebody Found The Most Appropriate Use For The Nintendo Virtual Boy

Remember the Virtual Boy, Nintendo’s early, failed foray into virtual reality gaming? Twenty years after its release, somebody’s finally figured out the best use for the unwieldy console: Giving all of your friends a handlebar moustache.


A DIY Classic Game & Watch Handheld Made With An Old Nokia Mobile Phone

Before the Game Boy came along, handheld gaming consoles were limited to just a single title, played on a low-quality segmented LCD display. At the time it was cutting edge stuff, but by today’s standards they kind of suck. So to scratch his nostalgic gaming itch, Instructables contributor Andrew Hannay built his own Game & Watch with improved electronics so it could be loaded with multiple games.


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