Fan Spends 7 Years Creating an Entire New 2D Mario Game Inside Mario Maker 2

A fan has just finished a colossal project inside Super Mario Maker 2 – spending seven years (across both Mario Maker games) creating an entire Mario game, which they’ve dubbed Super Mario Bros. 5. On Twitter (below), Metroid Mike 64 wrote, “I’ve finally finished creating my Super World in Mario Maker 2 and have unofficially … Read more

Why experts are worried about the iPhone 14’s satellite feature

Apple is touting the emergency satellite communications capabilities of its new iPhone 14 lineup, but wilderness rescue experts say the new feature might get some users into trouble. The new iPhones allow you to send short messages from remote locations where cellular service isn’t available. Apple says the satellite function is among the “vital new safety … Read more

Electronic Arts Unveils Roadmap for EA SPORTS™ FIFA 23 Esports Ecosystem

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced an enhanced, reimagined EA SPORTS™ FIFA 23 competitive gaming program showcasing the future of football esports. Headlining the ecosystem enhancement is the first-ever EA SPORTS Cup. Players representing the world’s top esports organizations and professional football clubs will compete in 2v2 competition through three months … Read more

Is the GTA 6 Leak Gaming’s Biggest Theft Ever?

This past weekend Rockstar was the victim of an unprecedented leak: 90 videos of in-development Grand Theft Auto 6 gameplay were published online after a hacker “illegally accessed and downloaded confidential information from [Rockstar’s] systems,” according to the company. The leak already sits among the most consequential in gaming history for several reasons, chief among … Read more

20 Years On From Microsoft’s Acquisition Of Rare, What’s Come Of It All?

Two days and 20 years ago, British developer Rare was acquired by Microsoft for $US375 million. But what’s happened since then? Just the other day, a tweet from Xbox News posted about the 20th anniversary of Rare becoming a first-party studio under Microsoft’s rule. Today marks the 20th anniversary of Microsoft’s acquisition of Rare. A … Read more