4 mind-blowing Super Mario character design facts

A render of Super Mario looking confused
(Image credit: Nintendo)

It's March 10, which means, of course, it's Mario day. March 10th. Mar 10. Mar10. Mario. Geddit? It sort of looks like the word 'Mario'. Anyway, there's lots going on in honour of everyone's favourite moustachioed Italian plumber today, including a (slightly underwhelming) new Switch console release. 

To get into the celebratory spirit, we've plumbed the depths of our Mario knowledge to bring you four character design secrets from the Mushroom Kingdom. And if you're ready to start gaming, take a look at our roundup of the best Nintendo Switch deals available now.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.