Super Mario Galaxy News

Super Mario Galaxy, Zelda: Twilight Princess to launch on Android in 1080p

Nintendo will launch a selection of its most popular Wii and GameCube games on Nvidia's Android-powered Shield tablet in China.

Super Mario Galaxy, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess, New Super Mario Bros. Wii and Punch-out!! will all arrive for the device, remastered with 1080p visuals.

The announcement, reported by industry insider ZhugeX, is the end result of a long-in-the-works deal inked between Nvidia, Nintendo and Chinese distribution company iQiyi.

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New Nintendo Selects titles announced

New Nintendo Selects titles announced

Mario Galaxy, Twilight Princess go budget.

Two of the Wii's finest first party titles are the latest additions to the budget Nintendo Selects range, the platform holder has announced.

As reported by Nintendo Life, Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and Super Mario Galaxy will drop to 19.99 from 16th September. US Wii owners also get Super Paper Mario, Mario Strikers Charged Football and Punch-Out!!.

Nintendo launched the Selects line back in May to conincide with a Wii price cut. Wii Sports, WarioWare: Smooth Moves, Mario Strikers Charged Football and Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City were the first titles rebranded in Europe.

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E3: New Wii Fit, Mario for Japan this year

Report spills Nintendo's E3 beans early.

Japanese news service Nikkei is reporting that a new Mario game and Wii Fit title will be out in Japan before the end of the year, adding weight to Macquarie Research claims made last week.

Call of Duty 4 takes three BAFTAs

Mario Galaxy crowned Best Game.

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare won three BAFTAs last night, including the publicly-voted GAME Award of 2008, while Super Mario Galaxy was crowned Best Game by the panel of judges.

EGTV: Mario takes flight

Galactic tactics and treats.

So, how many Stars have you got? It's not like there's a shortage of other good games to play; we just can't put the plumber down. (Well, except for Kristan - he blames an excessive workload, but we all know it's because there's no Gamerpoints in it for him, the whore).

So, so close. In just a few more hours, European gamers will legally be able to snap up Super Mario Galaxy (unlike the 60p pirated version we found on the high street in Shanghai last week).

Mario Galaxy romps Japan

Ace Combat does well, too.

Super Mario Galaxy has unsurprisingly trampled all over competition this week in Japan, selling over three times more than its closest competition.

The Eurogamer TV multiplex today draws back the curtains on four utterly joyous new trailers for Super Mario Galaxy. If the extended Japanese trailer, Japanese player demo, and TV spots 1 and 2 don't have you grinning like the proverbial idiot, then it's time you gave up on gaming and took that job in the funeral parlour. You're as dead inside.

Mario goes Boo in Galaxy

New screens drop hints.

Scans from the latest issue of Japanese weekly Famitsu show off some new sections of Super Mario Galaxy, including a desert world and a haunted house - where Mario himself becomes a Boo ghost.

Smash Bros, Mario on for 07

Zelda DS, too. Phew.

Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Super Mario Galaxy and DS title The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass are all still on track for release this year.

Fils-Aime promises Wii games

In a reasonable timeframe.

If big first party Wii titles like Metroid Prime 3 and Super Mario Galaxy take longer to arrive than expected, Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime could well be left looking a bit silly, after a transcript of an October interview emerged where he promised their swift release in 2007.

Mario, Metroid estimates

Plus VC timetable, online gaming and arrogance.

Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime has said that American gamers can expect Super Mario Galaxy any time between the end of March and next Christmas.

No Space World this year

Says Nintendo man.

Nintendo has scotched rumours that it plans to resurrect its Space World event in the run-up to the Wii launch later this year.

Miyamoto talks Mario Galaxy

And how the remote will work.

Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto has revealed some more snippets of info about Wii title Super Mario Galaxy, including news of how it'll work with the remote controller.

Wii gets Super Mario Galaxy

Plus: Excite-Truck, Metroid, Wario, Fire Emblem, new titles.

Nintendo has finally shredded the wraps around Shigeru Miyamoto's new Mario game. It's called Super Mario Galaxy and it uses the Wii's freestyle controller to allow Mario to run, jump, catch hold of shooting stars using the pointer, and flick objects at enemies on rotating worlds.