Super Mario Bros


How Building ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Levels Is Pushing the Boundaries of AI

AI researcher and YouTuber Tommy Thompson lays out the latest AI research using 'Super Mario Bros.' in a new video.
Matthew Gault

Watching Someone Beat a Mario Game Without Pressing Right Is F'ing Wild

'New Super Mario Bros. U,' like most Mario games, asks you to move right to win. But what if you don't want to? That's where it gets tricky.
Patrick Klepek
The VICE Guide to Right Now

We're Going to Get a 'Super Mario Bros.' Movie

The studio behind 'Despicable Me' is making it with help from Mario's creator, Shigeru Miyamoto.
River Donaghey

Watch a Speedrunner Break the ‘Super Mario Bros.’ World Record

Speedrunner Kosmicd12 used old and new glitches to trim precious milliseconds off the game’s world record.
Matthew Gault

Meet the Meticulous Fan Behind the Internet's Most Meticulous Mario Blog

Since 2012, Supper Mario Broth has been proving, over and over, there's more to learn about Nintendo's series. Recently, though, its creator was forced to go public and ask for help. His power was about to go out.
Patrick Klepek
Video Games

How a Hacker Used Python to Extract the Source Code for ‘Super Mario Bros.’

Hacker Matthew Earl used Python to extract raw visual data from Nintendo’s code.
Matthew Gault

The 33-Year Quest for the Perfect Run of 'Super Mario Bros.' Is Almost Over

These days, new records aren't about seconds, but milliseconds. Eventually, it just might not be possible to beat the game any faster.
Patrick Klepek
thunderbird strike

Destroy Oil Pipelines as a Thunderbird in this New Video Game

Thunderbird Strike is the latest from Indigenous developer Elizabeth LaPensée.
Jacob Dubé
New Donk City

Watch This Guy Become Super Mario in a HoloLens AR Game

Now he has to watch out for goombas in Central Park.
Leif Johnson

Watch a Mario Speedrunner Deal With Crushing Loss in the Best Way Possible

Darbian doesn’t let a gnarly kill stop him from sticking it to the Hammer Brothers.
Danielle Riendeau
NES Classic

I'm Exploring Every NES Classic with My Inner Child

I'm taking my inner 5-year-old for a five week tour of the tiny classic console.
Danielle Riendeau

The Best NES Games Not Included in the 'Classic Edition'

Nintendo’s new little cutie carries a lot of essentials, but not all of them.
Zack Kotzer