Today, March 10th, is observed as Mario day. This is because March 10th abbreviated spells out Mario! (Mar10)
I’m sure this applies to many of you as well, but I grew up with Mario. My introduction into the gaming world was through Super Mario World.
Since then I’ve played so many other Mario games. In fact, I just recently completed Super Mario Odyssey. It was such a good game and I love that there’s still so much to do after finishing the main story.
I would say thought that my absolute favorite Mario games are Super Mario Bros 2 and 3, Super Mario World and Odyssey. There are a few out there that I still haven’t played though. I’ll get to them someday I’m sure. 😅
The fun thing about Mario games is that there isn’t a whole lot of reading to do so it’s fun to sit down and play but at the same time it’s easy enough for a kid just learning to read to play. (I used video games a lot to help me learn to read.)
Mario is such a fun and iconic character. He’s been to so many different worlds and seen so many different things. No matter how many times he’s had to fight Bowser, he still keeps going back to do it again too.
That little plumber dude works hard.
What was your first Mario game? Which one has been your favorite so far? Let me know here or on facebook!
Hi, hi! I found a 30 day video game challenge that I thought would be super fun to do! ^_^
First up is ‘Very First Video Game’ so here we go!
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My very first game came out in North America for the SNES in 1991 (1990 in Japan), however, I did not play it until a few years later, as I was born in 1991. The very first video game that I ever played was a fantastic game that I still play to this day titled: ‘Super Mario World‘.
If I remember correctly, my parents had bought an SNES and Super Mario Worldwhen I was around 3 years old. I don’t exactly remember playing it then, but I do remember playing it several times throughout my childhood and I’ve even played it recently.
I will be honest here and say that I enjoy this game very much but it is not my favorite game in the Mario franchise. My favorite game is Super Mario Bros. 3.
Yoshi is an adorable dinosaur companion that Mario (or Luigi) can ride and use to stomp on enemies. Yoshi can also grab shells with his tongue and the player can then decide to use Yoshi to spit the shell out at an enemy. Different colored shells will do different things. There are shells that will just knock into the enemy, shells that will allow Yoshi to fly, shells that will allow Yoshi to produce 3 fireballs and many others.
In Super Mario World, the game starts off by informing you that you are in Dinosaur Land and Princess Toadstool is missing and that the suspect is Bowser. You also find a dinosaur named Yoshi and he informs you that he was on his way to rescue his friends that Bowser had taken and that Bowser had trapped him in an egg.
You follow the journey of Mario and Yoshi to free Yoshi’s dinosaur friends and to save Princess Toadstool.
There are many different sections in this game as well as hidden and secret levels that can be unlocked. You can venture through Yoshi’s Island, Donut Plains, Vanilla Dome, Forest of Illusion, Chocolate Island, Valley of Bowser, Twin Bridges (which includes levels like Butter Bridge, Cheese Bridge, Cookie Mountain, and Soda lake), Star World, and Special World. (Sounds yummy! :3 )