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13 Things Worth Knowing About Super Mario

MARIO THINGS WORTH IB RnowwiNG ABOUT SUPER In the history of video game characters, it could be argued that none are quite as iconic as Mario and his brother Luigi from the ubiquitous Mario Bros. franchise. You would be hard pressed to find a single person under the age of forty who has never played at least one of the countless variations of this legendary game. The first incarnation of Mario Bros. The game is a spinoff was produced by Nintendo of the arcade classic as a standalone arcade game in 1983. DENKEY KONG Mario was originally called Jumpman. The name was changed after game developer Shigeru Miyamoto's landlord, Mario Segale, burst into his apartment one day to demand that the rent be paid. The story behind Mario's distinctive look: used so developers wouldn't have to come up with realistic hair movement Нат MousTACHE OVENALLS to make Mario's nose more noticeable to make Mario's arm movements more noticeable Origins of other Mario Bros.character names: Donkey Kong The "Donkey" half was conceived after game developers looked up the word manuke, Japanese for stupid, in an English dictionary. “Kong" was used because the character is a gorilla. Pauline Mario's first damsel in distress, named after Polly James, wife of Nintendo of America employee Don James. Luigi Provided by the American Nintendo team as something that would go well with Mario. Mario was also initially conceived as a carpenter. His occupation was changed to plumber because of his Koopas Taken from “Kuppa," the Japanese name for Bowser. appearance and the series of tubes that made up the Mario Bros. landscape. Wario Combination of Mario and warui, The first movement from Mozart's Eine Japanese for "bad." The simultaneous kleine Nachtmusik is used to open each phase of Mario Bros. two player concept of Mario Bros. was inspired by the Atari game Joust. MARIO BROS. Super Mario Bros. was the best selling video game of all time for over two decades with worldwide sales of 40.241 million copies. It was finally surpassed by Wii Sports in 2009. DOV KONG THROUGH THE YCARS: MARIO BROS. Donkey Kong – 1981 Donkey Kong Jr. - 1982 Among games never bundled with console hardware, the best Mario Bros. - 1983 SUMIOR Super Mario Bros. – 1985 Super Mario Bros. 2 - 1988 Super Mario Land - 1989 Super Mario Bros. 3 - 1989 Super Mario World – 1991 Super Mario 64 - 1996 Super Mario Sunshine - 2002 Super Mario Galaxy - 2007 New Super Mario Bros. Wii - 2009 Super Mario Galaxy 2 - 2010 selling ever is Super Mario Bros. 3 with 17.28 million sales worldwide. In 1993 a full length Super Mario Bros.M feature film was released. It was a critical and commercial disaster. In 2009, Game Informer ranked Super Mario Bros. number two on their list of the Top 200 Games of All Time list. The Legend of Zelda was number one. Sources:"mario+segale"&cd=6#v=onepage&q="mario segale"&f=false home

13 Things Worth Knowing About Super Mario

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This infographic provides information about the video game Super Mario Brothers. It provides interesting facts such as how the game originated, the reasons the characters got the names they got, and h...




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