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Chris Pratt playing Super Mario may prove the Nintendo character is not Japanese after all

Mario film

Nintendo game director Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of the “Super Mario Bros.” games, made a surprise appearance during the Nintendo Direct on Thursday to give details on an upcoming animated Mario movie.

It’s-a movie: Actor Chris Pratt, star of blockbuster franchises “Jurassic World” and “Guardians of the Galaxy,” has been tapped to voice Mario in the still-untitled project from Nintendo and animation studio Illumination, which animated “Despicable Me” and “Minions,” Kotaku reported.

Vintage ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ game sold for astronomical $430,500

Sonic the Hedgehog vintage game

A new contender has run into the arena of extremely high-priced games and it’s none other than Mario’s long-time rival, Sonic the Hedgehog.

Another clash: On Sunday, Goldin Auctions tweeted an image of a Wata-certified copy of the 1991 video game “Sonic the Hedgehog” stating that it sold for $430,500 and set an all-time record for the highest price for any Sega Genesis game.

Nintendo Seemingly Gave Luigi a ‘Bulge’ and the Internet is Breaking

The internet doesn’t seem to be able to handle Nintendo’s commitment to detail; first it was Mario’s nipples in a speed run mode in “Super Mario Odyssey,” and now it’s Luigi’s bulge in “Mario Tennis Aces”.

Luigi’s clothed salami was revealed in Nintendo’s latest released screenshot of the sidekick brother wearing tight tennis shorts, according to The Daily Dot.

Netizen Just Discovered That Mario Hasn’t Been a Plumber For Years

We all know Mario as the mushroom-munching, princess-chasing, reptile-pummeling, pipe-plumbing hero of Nintendo’s Mario video game franchise…or so we thought. As it would turn out, Mario has hung up his utility belt without any of us noticing — the savior of the mushroom kingdom has retired from his illustrious plumbing career.

Japanese Twitter user @hinatas_Q revealed that the world’s most famous plumber is not actually a plumber — at least, not any longer — according to his profile description on Nintendo of Japan’s official Mario portal site.

Goodbye Pokémon Go, Super Mario is Coming to iOS and Android Soon

If there was something people got excited about at the recently concluded iPhone 7 Launch event on Wednesday in California, it certainly was not the new iPhone color variant, nor the ultra pricey earbuds. One of the few things that got a lot of people really stoked was finally being able to play a Super Mario game on iOS. 

A soon-to-be-released Nintendo game about the iconic video game character was just announced at the Apple event by Shigeru Miyamoto himself, the legendary Japanese video designer behind Super Mario Bros franchise, Forbes reported.