Jimquisition: Old Man Mario

3:30 PM on 08.13.2012

Jim Sterling

Former Reviews Editor

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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