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  • Nintendo celebrates Super Mario Bros. 25 years anniversary

    It is undeniable that everyone who read this, like it or not, Super Mario still holds the title King of the platforms.

    Nintendo is celebrating because 25 years ago, Super Mario Bros. was released in Japan for Famicom, also known as NES.

    "Stimulated by advancements in technologies, we have always enjoyed creating the Super Mario Bros. games. The series has always taken advantage of the latest technological advancements and is the fruit of creativity of many of my hard-working friends working closely as a team" says the creator of the character, Shigeru Miyamoto.

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    Among all the titles of the franchise now total over 240 million units sold worldwide .

    To celebrate the event, Nintendo has opened a website where members can participate by submitting a video with your opinion about the series, your memories, congratulations or anything else you can think of related to Super Mario, to which other fans can comment.

  • Super Mario Galaxy 2 Aussie date

    Run, jump, and fly through a dazzling galaxy of all new stages, bursting with imagination when Super Mario Galaxy 2 for Wii hits stores from 1 July 2010. In 2007, Super Mario Galaxy took the world of video games by storm. Now this first true Mario sequel in years re-energises the franchise with new levels and new power-ups.

    New power-ups include a drill that Mario uses to tunnel through surfaces all the way to the other side of a planet! Plus Mario can eat a boulder mushroom to attain the boulder suit! Mario can then ram into objects and enemies and even becomes a boulder 'bowling ball' as he bowls down pins!

    This time Mario even gets to team up with everyone's favourite character, Yoshi! Yoshi adds new possibilities to the gravity-defying game. On some stages, Mario can find a Yoshi egg, smash it open and hop onto Yoshi's back. Yoshi can use his tongue to swing across chasms or to grab items and shoot them back at enemies.

    Yoshi has an interesting diet; when he eats a Dash Pepper, he gets so hot and frenzied he can run up steep inclines and vertical walls. When he eats a Blimp Fruit, he inflates like a balloon and floats to new heights!

    For players new to the Super Mario Galaxy franchise, Super Mario Galaxy 2 comes packaged with a DVD which provides helpful hints and tips. Included are tips for skilled players as well.

  • New Super Mario Bros Wii Sales cross 10 Million

    New Super Mario Bros Wii have achieved a new milestone. New Super Mario Bros Wii which was launch in November 2009, has cross the sales mark of over 10 millions units all around the world. New Super Mario Bros Wii is the first game title to cross the 10 million mark so quickly according to the Nikkei.

    Out of these 10 millions units of New Super Mario Bros Wii, more than 3 million is sold in Japan, 4.5 million in North America, and approximately 3 million in Europe. In United State, New Super Mario Bros Wii broke the sales record of Super Mario Galaxy where a dream mark of 2.82 million unit were sold in just a short span time of 45 days.