Welcome to the Longest Rainy Sunday! Since the earliest era of video games, there has always been a universally adored constant: Japan’s most famous Italian plumber – Mario. No matter the technology, gamers across the world have flocked to purchase and play a wide variety of games that feature Nintendo’s posterboy: the basic Mario platformer, Super Mario 64, Super Smash Bros, Super Mario Galaxy, or even the recent Switch-based Super Mario Odyssey. What makes these games so endearing? What can one learn from playing the various games? Lets find out.
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