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THE FUNSTOCK ADVENT CALENDAR – DECEMBER 16TH – THE GREAT 16-BIT GAMING WAR

The 16-bit era was effectively the reason why we are where we are today in the video game landscape. The ‘war’ which raged between Sega and Nintendo has...

Which of these famous faces looks the most like Super Mario?

You’d think that Mario was a pretty unique looking guy… well think again!   Super Mario is famous for quite a few things – racing go-karts,...

Mario Is No Longer A Plumber According To Nintendo

Unemployed Video Game Legend? The world’s favourite video game plumber is… well, no longer a plumber. Nintendo’s official Japanese Mario character...

Luigi Dabs In New Super Mario X Rabbids Game And Causes Cringing Everywhere

Will this menace ever end? pic.twitter.com/blwJKpqXVb — 💚Luigi Odyssey💚 (@LuigiOdyssey) August 28, 2017 As you can see above, the new crossover...

Amazon UK Limits SNES Mini Orders To One Per Person

Progress is being made We all know the frustration the world expressed during the NES Mini launch. Some of us experienced it ourselves, whereas some of us saw it...

Top 5 Retro Gaming Sidekicks

Characters you can count on There is a saying that is quite amusing but also speaks volumes of what a serious bond is. A good friend will bail you out of Jail. Whereas a...

Monopoly Gamer Mario Edition Is Cool, But The Mario Figure Terrifies Us

Save-a yourself What exactly is Monopoly Gamer you ask? It’s a new version of Monopoly that tries to make itself more ‘Gaming’ based. What means is...

Mario Kart VR coming to Japan soon. Time for that Holiday you’ve had planned?

Blue Shells In VR? The ultimate friendship ruiner is about to be a completely immersive experience that you won’t be able to get away from! Yes ladies and gents,...

Hugh Jackman Meets Mario Kart Characters In Tokyo

Huge Jackedman himself was spending some time in Japan to promote Logan in Japan, as Japanese releases take quite some time to release in the land of the rising sun....

Top 5 Biggest Chests In Gaming!

We’ve done our fair share of lists over the years here at FunstockRetro. We’ve covered everything from Castlevania Games everyone should play, to Characters...

Pac-Man Maker Trademark Filed By Bandai Namco!

The Maker craze is starting to sweep the world! So why not combine with a craze that once swept the world? PAC-MAN FEVER Yup. Bandi Namco know exactly what to do with...

Nintendo To Release A Few Mobile Games Every Year

Ruters have announced that Nintendo plans to release at least two or three games for mobile platforms every year. That’s right folks, you can expect to see more...

5 Video Game Characters Who Have No Idea What The M on Mario’s Hat Means

The hat that Mario wears is iconic. It stands atop the same pedestal as the McDonalds logo and Micky Mouse’s ears. Nintendo built their foundation on this Italian...

Super Mario Odyssey Gets Turned Into Grand Theft Mario!

So the trailer for Super Mario Odyssey turned a lot of heads in the gaming scene. Why? Mario and his disproportionate appearance, that’s why. We were treated to a...

Super Mario Run – Worth It?

Super Mario Run has released and everyone is buzzing about it right now. You see, for a good number of years Nintendo and the words ‘Mobile Game’ would of...

Nintendo Have Released Classic NES Manuals Online!

The Nintendo Classic Mini is one of the coolest things that Nintendo has ever done! This has been well documented from the various reviews and coverage around how...

New World Record Speedrun Set For Super Mario Bros!

Speedruns are fun to watch. The insane twitch movements and memory needed to properly tackle a game that developers intended to be completed after hours of gameplay is...

This Nintendo themed Bed and Breakfast is a gaming dream come true!

BnB’s are something that often people forget are an option when it comes to travel, often opting instead for lavish and name brand hotels, instead of checking out...