Charles Martinet says goodbye after 32 years as the voice of Mario

Charles Martinet

Today is a sad day for fans of Mario, Nintendo’s most iconic character. The company has released a farewell video for Charles Martinet, the actor who has voiced him for nearly 30 years. In the video, which was released earlier today, Martinet says goodbye to Mario and gamers. He is also thanked by Shigeru Miyamoto, … Read more

What are the most iconic video game characters in history?

Iconic Characters

From Mario to Master Chief, these are the characters that will never be forgotten in the video game industry. If you’re an avid gamer, you know that some iconic video game characters are more important than others—and definitely more memorable. While some games have managed to stick with us over time, others just haven’t stood … Read more

Super Nintendo World theme park making good progress, expected to open in 2020

The Mario-themed section of Universal Studios Japan, Super Nintendo World, is finally starting to take shape some four years after its initial announcement. Photos posted to Twitter show a section of the theme park under construction with clearly visible Mario-themed features including the iconic yellow question mark box, coins, a Mario flag pole, and the … Read more

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 exclusive to Switch

Sega revealed Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 at E3 today. The game is coming exclusively to the Nintendo Switch. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will feature full motion control support with the Switch’s Joy-Con controllers. In addition, you can play both local split-screen and online multiplayer. Tokyo … Read more

Mario-like platformer Astro Bot coming to PlayStation VR

I was skeptical at first, but PlayStation VR is actually quite a lot of fun. The first game that I played was The Playroom with its fun mini-games and cute robots. Yeah, it’s just a tech demo, but it is a good demonstration of what PlayStation VR is capable of. Well, if you’ve played The … Read more