If you ever played Super Mario Bros., you know the thrill of running across one of those question mark blocks. Bop Mario’s fist against that thing over and over and you never know how many coins or other goodies would come out.
I used to think hamsters were cool until about 1990 when the field behind our house caught fire and all the field mice fled… right into our house. The little fuzzy bastards apparently liked it there and they would wake me up at all hours of the night doing whatever mice do in the dark.
Any child of the ’80s or retro gamer has probably played Mario Bros. at one time or another. If you have ever played that game you will remember the sound effects and the question mark box that got us so excited when we played.
Two of the most famous characters in the Nintendoverse are Mario and Luigi, the Super Mario Bros. Mario is one of those characters that is completely fixed to his outfit and grooming style. Without the overalls, moustache, and hat, Mario is a different person.
The costumes of the Mario Bros. and Link are some of the easiest video game get ups to emulate. But if you’re short on patience or skills, you can do worse than TV Store Online’s officially licensed hoodies.
Say the words Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Dig Dug, Centipede, Galaga or Joust, and you’ve just named some of my all-time favorite arcade games. So when I stumbled onto these unusual variants of these 1980s classics, I was at once befuddled and at the same time intrigued.
Remember those plants that would rise from those green (or orange or gray) tunnels in the Super Mario video games and then hide back after a short interval of time? You know, the ones that can also shoot out some fireballs in some versions of the game?