Loft opening a temporary Super Mario Travel shop in Japan

Nintendo is putting out a line of Super Mario Travel products, which we've already shared in a previous post. To get some more eyes on these goods, Japanese retailer Loft is going to pen a temporary shop. The Super Mario Travel shop will open July 20th at the Masaka Stage (1st floor) of Loft Shibuya in Tokyo, Japan. Customers who make a purchasewill receive a complimentary Super Mario Travel fan. The store will even have photo taking sessions featuring Mario, which require a numbered ticket from store staff.

Prima releasing Super Mario Odyssey Kingdom Adventures Box Set

Follow Mario as he journeys through the remarkable world of Super Mario Odyssey! See all the sights, meet interesting inhabitants, and get your hands on the best souvenirs. This high-quality box set includes all six Super Mario Odyssey Kingdom Adventures books in a neatly constructed package so you can relive the entire Super Mario Odyssey experience! It also includes a colorful 12" x 18" poster and three foam sheets you can use to build a stylish display case.

Grab your preorder here (due out Nov. 6th, 2018)

Super Mario Odyssey - New French commercial

Nintendo's pushing those long-tail sales with Super Mario Odyssey by putting out a new commercial in France. We know the French love Nintendo, so I imagine this commercial will woo a few new consumers!

McDonald's locations in North America getting another wave of Super Mario Happy Meal toys

Nintendo toys are dominating McDonald's Happy Meals around the world right now, and the next wave is heading to North America. This line of Mario toys has already been released in other regions, but will hit North America as soon as the current Incredibles wave wraps up.

Super Mario 64 - New 0 Star (Any%) Speedrun world record set at 6:41.76

It's been 3 years since anyone has set a new record for Super Mario 64's 0 Star (any%) speedrun category, but now that's all changed. Your new recorder holder is Drozdowsky, coming in at 6:41:76. You can see every second of that new record run in the video above.

Super Mario 64 mod showcases the game at 60fps and in widescreen

If you're looking for the best version of Super Mario 64 out there, this mod is most likely the answer. Super Mario 64 in true widescreen, reworked for 60fps. I have to admit, it's a pretty glorious thing to see. I'd pony up some cash to get a version like this, Nintendo!

Nintendo UK - Super Mario Odyssey Journal: Check out the winners of the ‘Feeling fine in the summertime’ theme

The Odyssey Journal rolls on in Super Mario Odyssey for Nintendo Switch, a contest where your in-game shots could be featured on our website and social media pages. We’re looking for the best themed snapshots across Europe, so start getting creative!

Last time, the theme was ‘Feeling fine in the summertime’. Check out the winners below!

Check out the winners here

Fan-Art: 3D-printed Mario Tennis Aces racket

Oh man, now that's one hell of a 3D printed Nintendo tribute! Reddit user Crow_ts liked one of the rackets in Mario Tennis Aces so much that he decided to 3D print his own version! No, there's no slot for the Joy-Con in there, so you can't actually use this racket to play. Still, if you like what you see, you can 3D print your own with the model files here!

Super Mario Run - content update for July 6th, 2018

For a limited time, the appearance rate of 5 ★ items in the Bonus Game of Remix 10 has been powered up! (available until July 20th)

The Mario Tennis Aces online tournament for July is now underway

Grab your racket and get warmed up – a brand new online tournament* is now underway in Mario Tennis Aces for Nintendo Switch! If you take part, you’ll get to play as a brand new character – the super-speedy Koopa Troopa – early!

The tournament is happening right now, and runs until 01:00 (UK time) on August 1st. Think you’ve got what it takes to become a tennis ace? Then see you on the court!

Mario Tennis Aces is now available in shops and as a downloadable version from Nintendo eShop, only on Nintendo Switch.