Super Mario Creator Dies
I watch my son play Gears of War…but our generation was all about Super Mario. Ex-Nintendo president Hiroshi Yamauchi — who revolutionized the video game industry by introducing the world to Super Mario — died yesterday morning of pneumonia at a hospital in Japan. Yamauchi introduced the Nintendo Entertainment System to America in 1985, and followed up by launching the greatest video game franchises in history, including Super Mario, Zelda, and Donkey Kong.
Click on the video below and go back in time to the sound of the Super Mario game!