Super Mario Bros. - 25 Essential Facts And Secrets

Super Mario All-Stars 25th Anniversary Edition is out this week. NowGamer relives Mario's past to celebrate - "You probably know by now that Mario made his first appearance under the name ‘Jumpman’ in 1981 arcade smash Donkey Kong. But you may not know that while the two went head to head for the affections of captive wench Pauline, Donkey Kong was actually Jumpman’s pet. We’re not quite sure what Jumpman was doing with a 10-foot ape in his possession, but we’re sure animal rights activists would kick off en masse if such a thing were repeated today. Oh, and Jumpman was a carpenter, rather than a plumber"

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