The Super Mario Movie: Peach & Bowser Voice Actors Confirm They Will Not Have Cameos

Samantha Kelly and Kenny James, the voice actors for Peach and Bowser, react to the casting of Chris Pratt and other celebrities for the new Super Mario movie.

Nintendo’s NES Era Golden Book Creators Tell The Story Behind The Stories [Legend of Zelda & Super Mario Bros.]

Thanks to the technological limitations of the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), story telling within NES games themselves was often limited. To that end, during the mid-80s and early 90s, Nintendo produced a whole host of products to get the characters and their stories out in front of the public. They even went as far asContinue reading “Nintendo’s NES Era Golden Book Creators Tell The Story Behind The Stories [Legend of Zelda & Super Mario Bros.]”

Reexamining Nintendo’s Worlds of Power Novels with Author Peter Lerangis, Seth Godin

A close look at Nintendo’s Worlds of Power Series through the eyes of author Peter Lerangis who makes a great case for why they books are better then you think.

How Much is a Sealed Video Game Worth? [The Real Value of 3 Retro Games Breaking Sales Records]

How much are your retro games worth? With the spike in speculative buying many collectors are left wondering.

From Game & Watch to Game Watches [How Nintendo Put Zelda, Mario Bros. & Tetris on Your Wrist]

Game & Watch Designer Gunpei Yokoi Envisions Video Game Wrist Watches Back in the 70’s and 80’s computers were getting smaller—and quick. Technology was shrinking thanks to the miniaturization afforded by transistors and reductions in the manufacturing costs for integrated circuits. By 1980, technology was ripe for Gunpei Yokoi, a young employee at Nintendo, toContinue reading “From Game & Watch to Game Watches [How Nintendo Put Zelda, Mario Bros. & Tetris on Your Wrist]”

Nintendo Game Play Counselor (1989-2001) Mari Collier on Company Culture, Fan Engagement, & More [Interview]

Mari Collier was a game play counselor at Nintendo, but her full job title was Advanced Super Agent. That’s because she did much more than just helping gamers get through the difficult parts of their favorite Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), or Nintendo 64 games. She also read and answered letters,Continue reading “Nintendo Game Play Counselor (1989-2001) Mari Collier on Company Culture, Fan Engagement, & More [Interview]”

Nintendo’s NES Knitting Machine System: A Closer Look At the Strange History [Oddware]

Nintendo’s Knitting Machine System was a fascinating NES accessory meant to help set the video game company apart from the the competition and put an end to the video game crash of 1983.

Seven Times When Nintendo Responded to Fan Mail in Awesome Ways, How to Write Them

Nintendo is famous for its incredible customer service. Over the years, many fans have learned first hand by wiring to the company. People send in gameplay questions, ideas for new content, or to pitch concepts for new games. No matter what your inquiry, you’re all but guaranteed to get a response from the world’s mostContinue reading “Seven Times When Nintendo Responded to Fan Mail in Awesome Ways, How to Write Them”