There’s so much we look forward to when we set out to work every day. Most of it is at the destination and not during the journey to work, which is often perceived as time wasted. Robert Bacon has designed a cool map/poster for Ript that changes the way we look at the regular routes taken to commute daily. The Super Mario World-style MTA map is available in two sizes and is also available for other epic cult games. These include Zelda and Donkey Kong.
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McDonalds Japan has a treat for kids and adults alike, starting November 22 the fast food giant will be offering Super Mario toys along with its Happy Meals. On offer would be eight individual Mario toys which would come complete with individual sound effects like Mario hitting the Hatena block, him coming out of the Clay pipe, Jumping over the flag and so forth, also on offer would be Princess Peach, Yoshi and other avatars of the Italian Plumber.
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If you’ve spent hours in your childhood helping Mario, the Italian American plumber jump up mushrooms, bricks and rescue his princess, here’s something to adorn your man cave. Imagine a perfect punk rock poster, mashup a character from Super Mario Bros, and there you have it, a one-of-a-kind poster by Butcher Billy called the ‘Never Mind the Blocks’ print. The print is perfect to charm just about any abstract art, Super Mario or pop culture fan and has an unmatched retro-gaming punk rocker-like feel.
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When it comes to rescuing princesses, battling fierce turtle-like creatures in the sewer pipes, they don’t always call on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Back in the good old days a couple of little Italian plumbers did the job without a hitch. The Super Mario Brothers have captivated audiences for decades and are still quite popular in many parts of Asia and North America. So to commemorate his outstanding achievement in princess rescue, Mario is now being made available in a full-length, 5 foot (185 cms) model.
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Have you grown tired of driving around your expensive R/C supercars and those seriously cool monster trucks? Well, here’s a remote-controlled ride that’s oodles of fun and is also something you’d want to add to your Mario Bros. collection, the Mario Kart 7 MicroDrive. As its name suggests, this R/C car is modeled on the Mario Kart and is capable of doing a lot more than just zipping around in a straight line, the way most R/C cars do. Instead, the Mario Kart 7 Micro Drive R/C lives up to its name and does everything, from wheelies to 360 degree spins!
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This masterpiece is the work of the good guys at CakeCrumbs who painstakingly crafted this Super Mario cake in 5 days. The cake shpwcases the earth, water and sky levels of Mario.
The Super Mario Bros. franchise has been inspiring designers and product developers since a while now. This iconic video game has been quite addictive and has had gamers hooked since years. Recently, we spotted yet another tribute to the franchise, a pack of playing cards inspired by the Italian-American plumber and his adventures. The Super Mario Bros 8-bit Playing Cards are just what their name suggests, cards designed to look 8-bit! The cards come with pixilated graphics and images from the game that are bound to take you back to the old world of video games.
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“I jump-a on-a da turtle-a, Stewie. It’s-a not-a an exciting-a life, but it’s-a my life.”
Super Mario is brilliant on his own limbs, bobbing around, dealing with mushrooms and tortoises And then it’s him speeding through his 8-bit empire on his brilliant kart! So to pay tribute to the latter, Japanese toy manufacturer Takara Tomy has rolled out the Bato-Keshi Racing Erasers Mario Kart 7. Well, ideally it would suit children to perk their ears up and take notice. But then, this generation of children know nothing about the 8-bit era. Stores across japan were loaded with these cool erasers which were available in three sets, each with Mario and either his brother Luigi, darling Peach, Kinopio (Toad). A little plastic slider comes with the package and all you have to do is insert the slider into the grooves on the bottom of the eraser, draw boundaries to set the course and zip past with all the rubber you have!
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He will eat the Koopas for breakfast.