Super Mario is a game franchise created by Nintendo. It features an Italian plumber named Mario. Typically, the Mario games are based around a platforming adventure, be it 2D or 3D.
As the years have gone by, the franchise has spawned many games that have gone into a huge number of different game genres. This includes sports such as soccer and tennis and has also created several party games.
Many characters from the Super Mario games have gone on to have their own solo games. Mario has become one of the most iconic video game characters in existence.