Shigeru Miyamoto’s Mario was “originally portrayed with two-dimensional sprites, but in later games he is a three-dimensional, polygonal model. Because of the common reference to him and his brother Luigi as the “Mario Brothers,” it has been speculated his full name is “Mario Mario”. Videos after the jump.
As Nintendo’s mascot, Mario is considered to be one of the most famous characters in video game history. The Mario series of video games has sold more than 193 million units, making the Mario series the best-selling video game series of all time