A ‘Mario Kart’ Drinking Game? Shell Yeah!

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For decades, Mario Kart has tested friendships with ruthless competition and turtle shells. Despite being “just a game,” the truth is that we’ve all felt a little exaggerated rage over losing first place to a frickin’ banana peel.

Now that Mario Kart 8 has officially released on Wii U, it’s time for another dose of borderline unhealthy competition

To alleviate some of the stress you felt as a kid in the ’90s, we decided to spike the game — no, not like the blue Koopa shell, but with some (responsible) adult fun.

Ready? Here we go!

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‘Game of Thrones’ Super Mario Mashup Will Have You Humming in 8-Bit

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Brace yourself, two entertainment Houses are about to collide in an epic mashup.

The Shy Guys and Goombas of “Super Mario World” take a page out of Game of Thrones by raising their banners to the HBO show’s theme song. As the tune plays in the background, in all its 8-bit glory, you will be reminded of a series far bloodier than the game you played on Nintendo.

If there were to be a television series based on Mario and company, we’d want this to be the opening credits. But based on prior live-action Mario attempts, we’re not sure if we want to see that any time soon. Read more…

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