Extra Punctuation returns as a video series, and in this first episode, Yahtzee discusses how Nintendo‘s Super Mario is a brand, not a character.

Extra Punctuation Transcript

So you may remember the last Nintendo Direct brought the let’s-charitably-call-it interesting news that a Mario movie is scheduled for release in 2022 and that Chris Pratt will be playing the lead. And the buzz online was immediate. I myself half-arsedly put out a three word tweet in response as soon as I heard and it quickly became probably my highest rated tweet in years. I don’t know what it takes to be social media popular these days, but apparently it doesn’t involve thinking very hard.

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