Monday, September 13, 2010

Super Mario Is 25 Years Today!

Super Mario that almost everyone on the planet know is 25 years old today. Created by Shigeru Miyamoto in 1981 for the title Donkey Kong, Mario has been fighting evil ever since. Initially Mario was named Jumpman but later acquired the moniker due to an incident between landlord and the Nintendo crew.
There were even failed movies but gems like the main soundtrack 'Ground Theme', continue to be the most recognizable pieces of game music ever recorded.
But you may not know that Mario is more recognizable to American children than the iconic Mikey Mouse. Any way it will be a gala occasion for Nintendo and the fans all over the world. You can read a timeline of events at Guardian and lso you can read about how Nintendo is cashing out on the occasion with a special collection for Wii, the Super Mario Collection Special Pack is a port of the SNES release Super Mario All-Stars, which includes Super Mario Bros., Japan's Super Mario sequel (The Lost Levels), Super Mario Bros. 3, and America's Super Mario Bros. 2 Priced at 2500 yen or $30 to be released in Japan on October 21. You can see the box below