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Introducing Super Mario Week

Gaming is full of famous names, be they of the real or fictitious sort. There's Master Chief, Ratchet, David Jaffe, Cloud, Andrew Ryan, Peter Molyneux, GLaDOS, John Marston - all fine and well, but there's clearly one name that commands more respect than the rest.

Mario.

Famous the world over, Mario is synonymous with video games. He's starred in some of the biggest hits over the last 30 years, from the arcade classic Donkey Kong to the gravity-defying Super Mario Galaxy. He's launched systems. He's defined genres. He's headlined events. He's saved princesses. Isn't it obvious why we'd dedicate a whole week to that extraordinary plumber?

Monday marks the beginning of Super Mario Week. We'll be posting multiple features on the mustachioed man, celebrating his history, sharing insights, recounting his best moments, and even counting down his greatest triumphs.

Look for images with the little Mario on the top right (as in the image above), or bookmark this page to get all the Mario goodness you can handle. Let's-a go!

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23 comments

  • Darkhawk - August 13, 2012 10:43 a.m.

    So, uh, what happened to this? You announce last week and there's been zip all day today. I feel like someone at GR goofed.
  • talleyXIV - August 12, 2012 8:24 p.m.

    Are you going to post an article sometime soon? Seems like you should have had some waiting and ready to go so we wouldn't come back to this page to see nothing.
  • Darkhawk - August 11, 2012 9:13 p.m.

    I'M-A LUIGI! NUMBAH ONE!
  • Hobogonigal - August 11, 2012 7:42 p.m.

    This sounds great! Keep it up with all the great new content that has been hitting Gamesradar lately. However I can't forgive you for saying that the Mario movie is the 4th best videogame movie. That's ridiculous!
  • r00stert00th - August 11, 2012 2:17 p.m.

    just wanna give you guys a high-five for keeping your content fresh and interesting...looking forward to mario week
  • dinosaurspencer - August 11, 2012 11:37 a.m.

    In Mario 64, the princess introduces herself(fully voiced over) as "Princess Toadstool, Peach". So BOTH names are conanical (not just Peach, as is stated in this article).
  • zombi3grim - August 11, 2012 7:20 a.m.

    Looking foward to it. Mario is so nostalgic. Better mention one of the greatest Mario games ever, Super Mario RPG!
  • codystovall - August 10, 2012 7:09 p.m.

    Well can there be a pokemon week after? because yknow the thing about pokemon, its pokemon. pokemon....pokemon....zzzz
  • J-Fid - August 11, 2012 8:05 a.m.

    I'm all for this.
  • GR HollanderCooper - August 12, 2012 4:51 p.m.

    ONE DAY
  • shawksta - August 10, 2012 7 p.m.

    Cool It's been quite a while since Mario DID Launch systems, the Wii U will be the first for a LONG time
  • Genericide - August 10, 2012 6:44 p.m.

    Introducing Henry Gilbert Week.
  • LordZarlon - August 10, 2012 7:46 p.m.

    Sign me up! I love Hank!
  • joey61401 - August 10, 2012 6:28 p.m.

    you should do Link not mario
  • codystovall - August 10, 2012 7:05 p.m.

    blegh....
  • tehtimeisnow - August 10, 2012 5:51 p.m.

    mario sucks we here enough of his garbege games as it is is so y is there a hole week for home now cuz we shuold have a week for a good game insted like modern warefare 3
  • talleyXIV - August 10, 2012 6:19 p.m.

    This guy is the funniest troll ever.
  • GameManiac - August 10, 2012 6:55 p.m.

    With the poorest grammar ever.
  • shawksta - August 10, 2012 7:07 p.m.

    He's like Waluigi, Mischevious and a jerk but it won't feel good without him
  • masterjoe123 - August 11, 2012 3:22 p.m.

    This^

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