Super Mario World

Nintendo confirms that yes, Mario is punching Yoshi in the back of the head in Super Mario World

As if we didn’t already feel bad enough from sending Yoshi plummeting into all those bottomless pits, Nintendo gives us yet another source of video game grief.

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After 27 years, a secret technique for defeating enemies in Super Mario World has just been found

Big Boo doesn’t seem nearly as scary anymore.

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What’s in a name? Weird Super Mario World block prompts discussion among Japanese netizens

Regular readers will no doubt already know that I consider myself kind of a big gamer. Since a very young age, I wasted spent countless hours with my various computers and consoles finding pretty much every secret in every game I owned, and to this day my favourite topic of conversation remains video games.

I’d be the first to admit that amount of random game-related trivia in my head borders on the obsessive, but even I blanked when one Japanese netizen casually asked what the object pictured above, from 16-bit classic Super Mario World, was officially called.

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