Mario Mario

also known as: Ossan; Mr. Video; Jumpman; Mario; Super Mario.

Mario may have been in more games than any other character. Since begining his working life in Donkey Kong, as Jumpman, Mario has had some difficulty settling into a career. Dabbling as a badguy, umpires of various sports, as well as a competitor, a sometime game presenter, plumber, demolition expert, archaeologist, typing tutor, painter—and the list goes on—Mario has, perhaps, become a good support case for the expression 'jack of all trades; master of none'.


As a player-controlled character

  • Alleyway - Promotional illustration features him as the paddle's pilot.
  • Baseball - in the Gameboy version he is the captain of the Bears, and appears, as a pitcher, on the cover. Luigi captains the other team.
  • Dance Dance Revolution: Mario Mix
  • Donkey Kong - as 'Jumpman'.
  • Donkey Kong - 94/Super Game Boy version.
  • ExciteBike: Bun Bun Mario Battle Stadium
  • Hotel Mario
  • The Mario / Super Mario series
  • Mario & Luigi series
  • Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games
  • Mario Golf series
  • Mario Kart series
  • Mario Party series
  • Mario Pinball Land
  • Mario Soccer series
  • Mario Baseball series
  • Mario Tennis series
  • Mario vs. Donkey Kong
  • Mario's Time Machine
  • NBA Street V3
  • NES Open Tournament Golf - With plump human proportions. His outfit is typical-Mario in the Japanese version.
  • Paper Mario series
  • Picross series
  • Pinball - Carries the paddle, in the breakanoid-esque minigame.
  • Smash Bros. series
  • SSX On Tour
  • Super Mario RPG
  • Wrecking Crew series
  • Yoshi
  • Yoshi's Cookie - Sort-of. And in combination with Yoshi.
  • Yoshi's Safari

As a non player-controlled character

  • Donkey Kong Jr. - As the main enemy.
  • Dr. Mario
  • Kirby Super Star - Appears, alongside other Mario characters, in the megaton punch game's crowd.
  • Mario is Missing
  • Mario vs. Wario
  • Punch-Out!! - As referee.
  • Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
  • Tennis - As referee in both the NES and GB versions.

As homage

  • 1080° Avalanche - As both an ice statue, and feature of a snowboard design.
  • Alleyway - His design is used for a bonus stage.
  • Kaizou Choujin Schbibinman Zero - A very similar looking fellow is found driving a train (see figure right), and must be beaten up to progress.
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past - Appears in a painting, in Kakariko Village.
  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask - As a mask carried by the Happy Mask Salesman.
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time - A painting, based on a Mario 64 promotional illustration, hangs in the castle.
  • Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes - A toy figure is on display in the computer room, and makes the coin sound effect when shot.
  • Pilotwings 64 - As a face in Mount Rushmore.
  • Stunt Race FX - As a recurring billboard texture.
  • Super Play Action Football - His head appears on the coin tossed pre-game.

In other mediums

  • The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! - Television program.
  • Super Mario Bros. - Film.

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See also

 character/mario.txt · Last modified: 2017/04/08 09:58 (external edit)
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