Super Mario turns 35: see how successful the jumping plumber has been

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(Photo: Nintendo)
(Photo: Nintendo)

The feisty little Italian celebrates 35 glorious years in gaming – here’s a look at the jumping plumber over the years 

They’re not superheroes, assassins, gods or warriors. They’re diminutive plumbers with heaps of energy and adored by millions of gamers across the globe.  

It’s 35 years since the first version of Super Mario Bros was launched and the game franchise is going as strong as ever and Mario and his brother, Luigi, are still much-loved. 

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