Think Mario's hat is red? Think again

A close up of super mario
(Image credit: Nintendo)

Who doesn't love Mario? The Italian plumber is instantly recognisable across the globe and has become a staple in so many gamers' libraries. We all know what Mario looks like with his big moustache, blue dungarees and red hat, right? Well, forget everything you know, Mario's hat hasn't always been the colour you thought it was. 

A user on Twitter has shared some pretty mind-boggling facts about everyone's favourite plumber. From game to game, Mario's cap has varied in colours but only once has he sported a 'Pure Red' hat. If you fancy getting your Mario fix but haven't got the console to play the games, then make sure you check out our roundup of the best Nintendo Switch deals

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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.