This is a gamer holiday that is celebrated on march 10th because of the way the date appears, when abbreviated (Mar.10). It looks just like the name Mario.
Did you know?
- Mario, the Italian plumber, first appeared in Donkey Kong in 1981
- In 1983 Mario got his own game with his brother Luigi
- Mario is known as being the most famous video game character ever created
- Over 210 million copies of the Mario game series have been sold
So, gather your like-minded, Nintendo-loving friends, don your Mario t-shirts, order in some pizza and get those Nintendo games consoles, Gameboys and DS’s out for a whole day of Mario fun. You could even go one step further and host a Mario House Party! With plenty of ideas, games and activities to choose from, such as fancy dress parties and mushroom stomping competitions, you can be sure to make Mario Day a day to remember.