Does anyone ever think about the fact that Miyamoto wanted to make the iconic hero of his platforming adventure game and decided on an italian adult man. Can you imagine making a fantasy setting and deciding your mascot is just a fully grown italian man
> if pokemon had followed a woman in her 30s from texas named Jackie
this *needs* to be the next main game
The video game character Mario was named after Mario Segale while he was renting a warehouse to Nintendo.
@Bugaboo They wanted to use popeye but the property holder backed out at the last minute. Mario was the placeholder.
Or so I read
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