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Ariana Grande reveals Mario Party and Mario Kart as the inspiration behind a line in one of her songs

She's got great taste!

In the Ariana Grande song "six thirty" above, Ariana sings the line, "Whatcha gonna do when Iā€™m bored and I wanna play video games at 2am?" Many have been wondering what games Ariana was talking about, and now we finally have our answer.

In the clip above, Ariana gets a question from a fan who wants to know what games she was singing about. Ariana reveals that when she wrote the song, the games she was referring to were Mario Party and Mario Kart. This isn't the first time Ariana has revealed her appreciation for Nintendo's titles, so it's no surprise to hear she's had some late-night sessions with Mario!

Did You Know Gaming - Are Mario Party's Dice Rigged?

Did you know?

We dive into Mario Party to see how the series' dice really work. Is skill involved, are they random, or could they even be rigged? Tune in to find out.

Region Locked - Japan's Exclusive Mario Party Arcade Games

In this video, we take a look at the Japan's exclusive Mario Party games from the likes of Nintendo, Hudson Soft, and Capcom.

Super Mario 64 mod adds in levels inspired by the original Mario Party

A new way to play a classic game

You think you've played Mario Party to death and seen everything there is to offer? Time to think again, as a new fan mod for Super Mario 64 has taken everything you know and love about the virtual board game turned it into a completely new experience.

Mario Party 64 takes the settings, enemies, and more from Mario Party and changes them into a platformer experience for Super Mario 64. There are 70 stars to collect along the way, and there's still some mini-games to jump in on as well!

Player reaches 201 in Mario Party 4's "Domination" mini-game without tool assistance

Maybe he's a robot...

Videos of tool-assisted speedruns pop up all the time, showcasing skills that most, if not all humans could ever present. Those tools have been used in all sorts of games, including Mario Party 4. Three years ago, a tool-assisted speedrun bot managed to grab a score of 160 in the Mario Party 4 mini-game, "Domination." That's the limit Mario Party 4 allows you if you're playing the standard game. What happens if you're playing a version of the game that let's you go past that 160 and crank out a score only limited by the in-game timer? As of today, the record sits at 201, which was secured by speedrunner Ludwig. You can see his triumphant achievement in the clip above.

Zelda: Breath of the Wild Adventure Guidebook bundle, Super Mario Odyssey Travel Guidebook bundle, and Super Mario Party Joy-Con Set seeing re-release in Japan

The bundles are back

Just in time for the holidays, Nintendo will be restocking the Zelda: Breath of the Wild Adventure Guidebook bundle, Super Mario Odyssey Travel Guidebook bundle, and Super Mario Party Joy-Con Set in Japan. These bundles are unchanged from their original releases, and all are due out Nov. 22nd, 2019.

Nintendo releases "Switch My Way" commercials featuring Luigi's Mansion 3, Super Mario Party & Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

What way will you Switch?


Nintendo is continuing their 'Switch My Way' campaign with some new commercials, but these feature the Switch Lite. Other than that, it's business as usual, as the commercials highlight some longtail-sellers, as well as up-and-coming titles.

Super Mario Party & Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - 'Switch My Way' commercial

Mario and Mario, your way

Play the games you love, however you like. Super Mario Party & Mario Kart 8 Deluxe are available now exclusively on Nintendo Switch.

Super Mario Odyssey & Super Mario Party - "Nintendo Switch My Way" trailer

Play the games you love, however you like. Buy Super Mario Odyssey and Super Mario Party now!

Thanks to Sligeach_eire for the heads up!

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