Here’s a great video montage showing ways to get (nearly) infinite lives in most of the mainline Super Mario games.
While the turtle hopping trick in the original Super Mario Bros. is something we’ve all seen and tried, I’ve never seen the trick from Super Mario 64.
Check ’em out…
Continue reading The Evolution of the Infinite Lives Trick
In this video, one guy beats all four NES Super Mario games at the same time using one controller input in under 9 minutes. Sounds crazy and impossible?
Continue reading Super Mario Quad Run
In the Super Mario All-Stars version of the original Super Mario Bros (and the Lost Levels), the Game Genie code DFB2-AF6E will trick the game into thinking Mario can swim through the air!
For more Game Genie fun, check out the video below…
Continue reading Make Mario Swim Anywhere
Here’s a really neat (and funny) paper animation showing several ways in which Mario is not such a great guy.
Plus, a pretty reasonable explanation for the poisonous mushrooms from the Lost Levels…
Continue reading On Paper, Mario Is A Jerk
In the original Super Mario Bros., each Bowser you battled before the Bowser in 8-4 was actually an imposter. If you killed it with fireballs, you’d see the underlying creature fall off the screen.
Well, the same is true for the Japanese sequel that we know as The Lost Levels.
Check it out…
Continue reading Bowser Imposters In The Lost Levels
Not that the Mario games have ever had amazing, memorable endings, but the ending text for the Japanese Super Mario Bros. 2 (Lost Levels in the West) is a head scratcher.
Continue reading Mario 2’s Stupid Ending