Mario, originally called Jumpman, is a video game character created by Nintendo. Continue reading to watch the history of this legendary character.

Originally a carpenter named “Jumpman” in the successful arcade game Donkey Kong, he first attained the name “Mario” and became a plumber in Donkey Kong Junior. The franchise was developed further by constant extension of the freedom of movement for Mario, and exerted crucial influence on the platformer genre of video games

[via Kotaku]

Mario, originally called Jumpman, is a video game character created by Nintendo. Continue reading to watch the history of this legendary character.

Originally a carpenter named “Jumpman” in the successful arcade game Donkey Kong, he first attained the name “Mario” and became a plumber in Donkey Kong Junior. The franchise was developed further by constant extension of the freedom of movement for Mario, and exerted crucial influence on the platformer genre of video games

[via Kotaku]