Mario on Non Nintendo platforms

8 times Super Mario jumped on other platforms

Mario Kart Tour and Dr Mario World are almost coming to iOS and Android! Though Super Mario is always considered to be a Nintendo-exclusive character this won’t be the first time he’ll appear on a third party platform. Here are 8 cases of Super Mario starring on Non-Nintendo systems. Continue reading

MC Escher Artwork

7 great Video Games inspired by M.C. Escher

You’re hopefully not here to expect to see some video games heavily influenced by hip hop culture. Because in that case you can’t be much further off. The works made by the Dutch graphic artist Maurits Cornelis Escher mainly feature a ton of mathematical objects and toyed around with perspectives. This can be seen in several of his works of art like Relativity (1953) and Waterfall (1961) amongst many others. Nowadays we see video game artists getting inspired by these great works of art and we often see these forms of inspiration featured in video games. However M.C. Escher, which is his well known abbreviated name, died in 1972 and never might have heard of the video game as a medium. In this article we take a look at a handful of video games that contain both visual and gameplay references to Escher’s art.

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