Watch a Race Between Your Favorite Video Game Characters

Christopher Han · 11/28/10 07:00PM

Points for accuracy; Donkey Kong cannot hold a candle to Sonic's speed. Follow a race that spans across the backdrops of your favorite side scrollers of yesteryear! You'll never guess who wins.

When Gisele Whispers 'Don't Leave' Into a Man's Ear, He Obeys

Maureen O'Connor · 10/04/10 09:00AM

Gisele singlehandedly keeps a party alive by whispering sweet nothings. Britney's conservatorship is phasing out. Kelly Osbourne sees herself in a bikini and cries. John Oliver gets engaged. Monday gossip is impervious to seduction.

Original Super Mario Played on Sidewalk

Gene Delsener · 07/08/10 11:27AM

It's hard to conceptualize the layout of one of the original Super Mario levels, but this German artist did just that by laying out a game over a stretch of sidewalk. Click to see Mario traverse the real world!

Japanese Man Beatboxes Super Mario Music

Matt Cherette · 06/18/10 12:01AM

Nerdgasm! This basically epitomizes cool: a Japanese man named Hikakin uploaded a video today in which he beatboxes the music from Super Mario. Who knew you could rock out to a video game soundtrack? The sure to amaze video, inside.

Coolest Family Ever Shoots Live Action Mario Video

nightintern · 06/07/10 04:15PM

If you watch this and find yourself dreaming of being adopted by this family, no one will blame you. Purists beware: they seem to use cookies in the place of mushrooms. Video inside.

For the Love of 8-bit: A "Best of" Compilation

Zach Mack · 04/15/10 01:34PM

I have a confession to make: I love 8-bit. At a time where gaming is becoming more life like by the second, it's good to be able to go back to the simpler days of Space Invaders, Mario and Megaman.

The Worst Video Games Made into Movies

Etan Berkowitz · 04/09/10 11:45AM

The draw of video games is the chance to punch people or explode stuff. The point here is interactivity. However, Hollywood execs decided to take the fun out of these games and turn them into craptacular movies.

Video Game Bosses Question the Ability of Their Minions

Mike Byhoff · 03/10/10 03:26PM

Bosses like Gannon, Bowser, and Dr. Wily are always defeated by one stupid guy. This is obviously a failure in their defense system. All their minions have to do is keep him from going right. Is that so hard!?

Awesome Game Made Boring By Fan's Essay

Pareene · 11/06/07 09:23AM

Times blogger Chris Suellentrop announces in Slate that he really, really, really likes Super Mario Brothers: The Lost Levels. That's the game that was the "real" sequel to the classic Super Mario Brothers that was never released in the US because it was sadistically difficult and instead we got the weird bullshit American Mario 2 where everyone knew to play as Princess Toadstool even though it was def kinda gay. But the lost levels bring Suellentrop to nerdy video game ecstasy! He compares it to Citizen Kane! The dude who designed the game is, in fact, a wrathful god!