Articles written by: Brad

Fraser Valley Students Stick It To Mario 3

Fraser Valley Students Stick It To Mario 3

“What you’re looking at it is a 17,000 push-pin mosaic mural, a product of three revisions and a total of two and a half semesters of work. The final revision took a whopping two months of work by the CIS Student Association at the University of the Fraser Valley, and it’s currently sitting in the Student Computing Center over there.” […]

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Looking For A Life-Sized Mario Kart?

Looking For A Life-Sized Mario Kart?

Gamestop is running a promotion that could get you just what your looking for. Details HERE  

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Legend of Zelda Album By Indie Game Musicians Octorocks

Legend of Zelda Album By Indie Game Musicians Octorocks

  25YEARLEGEND was started by Rekcahdam as a small indie session, but quickly grew into a massive project with the help of all the indie artists involved. Each featured composer has worked on a notable project in the indie game community while being influenced by the music of Zelda some time in their lives. Hopefully this project will make the […]

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Australia – Mario Kart 7 Gets A Full-Page Newspaper Ad

Australia – Mario Kart 7 Gets A Full-Page Newspaper Ad

Thanks to Plashdaddy for the pic! – via gonintendo

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Cougar Boy / Mega Duck Handheld

Cougar Boy / Mega Duck Handheld

  “The Cougar Boy is basically a very horrible and stupidly named Gameboy clone.” ‘It’s pretty rare, especially stateside but not exactly in high demand. In South America (primarily Brazil), it was sold as the “Cougar Boy”. While in in France, the Netherlands, and Germany it was sold as the “Mega Duck”.” ‘The cartridges are very similar to the ones […]

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Unreleased California Raisins Nintendo Game Design Documents

Unreleased California Raisins Nintendo Game Design Documents

“I remember when California Raisins was unfound and undumped. I guess that dates me in collecting. Since that time so long ago, it has turned up, was dumped and is widely available in reproduction form. This auction is for a large collection of design documents related to the game. Included is a fax of a proposed game cover, character reference […]

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1985 Nintendo NES Deluxe Set NIB VGA 85 (NYC Test Market Edition)

1985 Nintendo NES Deluxe Set NIB VGA 85 (NYC Test Market Edition)

“This is a brand new, complete Deluxe Set with console, Rob, Duck Hunt and Gyromite. It’s  from the first release of the system, which is indicated by the lack of of later “Deluxe” print on the side of the box.” “While the NYC Test Market origin is the general consensus in some collecting communities, I personally side with those who […]

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The Next Zelda Won’t Take 5 Years To Produce

The Next Zelda Won’t Take 5 Years To Produce

“In the latest Skyward Sword-related Iwata Asks segment, President of Nintendo talked with Eiji Aonuma, the game’s producer; and Hidemaro Fujibayashi, its director. During the segment, Iwata pointed out that five years is a long time to develop a game and that it would be nice if they could do it in three.” Iwata: You have limited time and people, […]

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Fils-Aime: ‘Wii U is Something Different’

Fils-Aime: ‘Wii U is Something Different’

“Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime believes that the Wii will continue to exist alongside the Wii U when it launches next year. In a new interview, Fils-Aime said he believe the two systems will appeal to different groups altogether.” ‘The consumer buying Wii hardware today is going to be a different consumer than the one who will be buying […]

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Marriage Proposal Via Hacked Zelda Rom

Marriage Proposal Via Hacked Zelda Rom

A very creative and cute way to ask that fellow nerd of your dreams to spend their life with you.  Read the whole story here.  

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Interesting Amateur Sketches of Mario and Co.

Interesting Amateur Sketches of Mario and Co.

I was checking out some Reddit and came upon this guy’s (BansheeIndian) compilation of sketches.  Not too shabby. (click to enlarge)

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Rayman Origins – Review Round-Up

Rayman Origins – Review Round-Up

Nintendo Life – 100 Rayman Origins perfectly embodies what made many of us fall in love with gaming in the first place. It’s a nigh-on flawlessly executed romp through intricately designed levels that boast the most gorgeously detailed and vibrant visuals you’ll see this generation. Tight controls, a perfectly judged difficulty curve, fantastically surreal boss fights and tons of replayability […]

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Confusing Resident Evil: Revelations Trailer Is Released

Confusing Resident Evil: Revelations Trailer Is Released

New characters.  New Organization. I can’t wait to see how it all plays out.

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Minecraft Super Mario Land In Stop Motion (and more!)

Minecraft Super Mario Land In Stop Motion (and more!)

I came across something quite astonishing.  I’ve never played Minecraft, but upwards of 18 million blocks plus a faithful recreation of a classic level completely blew my mind.  Enjoy: Link’s Awakening: Tetris:   via youtube (MinecraftA2z’s channel)      

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Best Buy Has A Go At GameStop

Best Buy Has A Go At GameStop

(click for larger image) Pretty funny to see some competition being blatantly thrown out there for once. Hopefully we see a lot more of this. via reddit

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