Jimquisition
Old Man Mario

Jim Sterling | 13 Aug 2012 16:00
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Everybody knows Mario, most people love him, but is Mario being Mario enough anymore?

Recent Mario games have jumped headfirst into nostalgia without offering much in the way of dynamic new content, while younger platform challengers upstage the king at every turn. It's worked for Nintendo so far ... but how much longer will it be before we can all see the grey hairs in that iconic black mustache?

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Jim Sterling is The Escapist's reviews editor and produces Movie Defense Force and Jim & Yahtzee's Uncivil War, alongside Jimquisition. He also hosts the FistShark Marketing podcast, and does videos on his stupid YouTube channel. He wears good quality ties, not great, but nice enough.