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Mario (Nintendo character)

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Mario is a video game character created by Shigeru Miyamoto for Nintendo, supposedly named after the Italian warehouse manager at the Nintendo's US operation. He first appeared in the video game Donkey Kong as Jumpman. After his rise to glory starring in the classic Super Mario Brothers game, he took on role of mascot of Nintendo and has been extensively merchandized. Mario appeared on television, in comic books, and in feature film where he was played by Bob Hoskins. Mario's supporting characters include Luigi, Princess Peach Toadstool, Toad, Yoshi, and King Bowser Koopa among others.

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The original Super Mario Brother seires pinoneered many oconcepts in modern video games, such as 1-ups and warp zones.

Over the years Mario and his brother, Luigi have appeared in a series of popular video games, both their own and others, here is a brief chronological list:

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