Kotaku: Things get kind of messed up when you start to think about all the things we kill in video games. Heck, look at how I worded that. Things.
What lives could the enemies in our games have had before we cut them short? Here's a video by Filipe B. Costa that takes a look at the story behind a single goomba that Mario kills defeats. Life, love, war—all that good stuff is included.
Mario. You monster. I had no idea!