The Evolution of Mario and how Nintendo use Nostalgia

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Mario is one of the most beloved characters in gaming history. Even non-gamers know who the little plumber is and know of his best mate Lugiui. How has Nintendo done it? How have they made one of their characters, one of the most recognisable of all time? Well, through marketing and the evolution of Mario.

‘There aren’t many video game characters that are in the consciousness of the general public, however, Mario certainly has made great strides in this area.’ This is a quote from the blog A Video Game Legend: The Evolution of Mario. This blog goes into the deep history of the character Mario and shows that he might be one of the most loved video game characters in history. One example of how the world has come to love Mario and his accent is Super Mario Odyssey. Super Mario Odyssey was released in…

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