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Wario

Wario is Mario's evil counterpart in the Nintendo Mario games.

He first appeared in Super Mario Land 2 as the antagonist who stole Mario's castle. Then, Wario started appearing in his own series of games which include:

  • Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land (Gameboy)
  • Wario Land 2 (Gameboy)
  • Wario Land 3 (Gameboy)
  • Wario Land 4 (Gameboy Advance)
  • Wario Ware Inc, Mega Microgame$ (Gameboy Advance)
  • Wario World (GameCube)

Wario also appears as a secondary character in Mario games such as:

The name "Wario" can be taken to be a blending of Mario's own name with the Japanese adjective warui meaning "bad"; hence, a "bad Mario".



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