Making Mario: The Evolution of a Video Game Icon
Nintendo’s Mario may not be the first platform game, but it’s by far the most successful gaming franchise on the planet. Super Mario Bros’ massive world, filled with colorful characters and hidden secrets, inspired many action-adventure games that launched after it. This console game created several sequels, comic books, merchandising, TV shows and even a movie. To commemorate its 30th Anniversary, folks at HalloweenCostumes made this graphic to educate us about the history and evolution of Super Mario Bros, through the years. See also History of Pokemon Video Games.