Level design is its own kind of playful art: part theatre and part architecture, you’re making spaces to challenge and delight other people.
A front-runner for People’s Choice Award at this year's AI Video Competition is Mario Lives! The University of Tübingen project is working to make video game character Mario self-aware. He's not there yet, but they are taking tiny steps. Read the rest
Here's a bloco (a marching-band) at Rio's Carnival performing the Super Mario soundtrack, complete with Mario-themed signs, dancing, and enormous verve.
Super Mario Bloco em Santa!
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