Super Mario Maker


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

You're Right to be Angry at Activision Blizzard, So Let's Talk About It

Also, the latest Nintendo Direct was sooooooooooo good.
Patrick Klepek
Super Mario Maker

‘Mario Maker’ Player Has Now Spent 2,500 Hours Trying to Beat His Own Level

Braden Moor has been fighting this fight since 2016, but he's still going.
Patrick Klepek

We Talk About Impossible Challenges and Forever Games on Waypoint Radio

From 'No Man's Sky' to Rob's explorations in 'Thief,' these are the games that just keep drawing us back.
Danielle Riendeau
Super Mario Maker

Nearly 2,000 Hours Later, Player Still Can't Beat Their 'Mario Maker' Level

Braden Moor has been trying to beat his own nightmare, Trials of Death, since December 2015. He still hasn't.
Patrick Klepek

This 'Super Mario 64' ROM Hack Lets You Make and Share Your Own Levels

Modder gives 'Super Mario 64' the 'Super Mario Maker' treatment.
Emanuel Maiberg
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Why's It Matter if Someone Wants to Play One Game for Thousands of Hours?

If a guy decides they want to spend 1,500 hours with a 'Mario Maker' level, let 'em.
Patrick Klepek
Super Mario Maker

‘Mario Maker’ Player Has Spent 1,500 Hours Trying to Beat His Own Level

After more than a year and a half of attempts, the appropriately titled Trials of Death has become its own kind of trial.
Patrick Klepek
SMW Central

Why 'Super Mario Maker' Didn’t Kill the Mario Hacking Community

A niche community of heroes keeps the crude hacker spirit alive in Mario.
Jess Joho
Super Mario Maker

Yamamura the Edamame-Eating Pigeon is Nintendo’s Best New Character

Yamamura is a cute pigeon who teaches you how to play 'Mario Maker for 3DS'. He’s the best bird.
Danielle Riendeau

Quick, Download This Free 'Mario Maker' for PC Before Nintendo Takes It Down

Preemptively pouring one out for Super Mario ReMaker.
Zack Kotzer
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The Best 20 Video Games of 2015

VICE Gaming contributors have voted, and their clear favorite rhymes with "Betel Bear Bolid."
Mike Diver