On this week’s Drill Down podcast, autonomous Ubers invade Pittsburgh, Nougat is here, Russian hackers hit the New York Times, Mario warps down to Rio, and another Earth may be closer than we thought …and much, much more.
Before they unveil their mysterious new console, code-named NX, Nintendo has announced something much more familiar. The gaming giant has revealed that they will be releasing a mini version of the classic original Nintendo Entertainment System later this year.
On top of that, the NES Classic Edition will also come with 30 classic games, so you can dive head first into nostalgia like Scrooge McDuck into a pool of gold coins. Continue reading for more information and to see an image of how small the console is.
You’re not going to find many pregnancy announcement videos here at Geeks of Doom, we promise (unless of course it’s for April Fools’ Day), but this was too good not to share. Most…”news”…outlets report on a pregnancy when it involves some Hollywood it couple or royalty, which is boring and unnecessary. This non-Hollywood couple decided to make their announcement in a much more entertaining way, that will no doubt make any geek smile.
The couple used the familiar first level of the classic Nintendo video game Super Mario Bros. to make the announcement, tweaking it a bit to fit their current life story and capping it off with the big news (spoiler alert?).
Ah, video game movies. When Mortal Kombat is your high watermark, you know it’s bad. This week, after a break to celebrate SDCC, the gang at Screen Junkies were back at work giving us another Honest Trailer… The first, and somehow not worst (though they tried) video game movie of all time… Super Mario Bros.
Watch the Honest Trailer of Super Mario Bros. below.