telling minor stories to avoid a major one


How Game Characters Achieve Lasting Appeal by Barbecue Bros
August 3, 2007, 1:30 pm
Filed under: video games

 

As of September 2006, Nintendo had sold 275 million Mario games worldwide easily making the little Italian plumber the best selling game character of all time. To put that into perspective, imagine all other notable game characters, combine them, and you still won’t account for half of what Mario has sold. Not Halo, not Gran Turismo, not even Nintendo’s own Pokemon or Zelda come close.

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