Everybody knows the classic Super Mario Bros. Everybody, your parents, little sister, and even your grandparents should be able to recognize the game by its iconic title.
Although you may have beaten the game over and over again since its release in 1986, there are, amazingly, some things that you may still not have noticed about this classic.
1) The graphics for the bushes and clouds are the same, with different colors.
3) Contrary to popular belief, Mario hits blocks with his fist, not his head.
4) Mario wears a hat because Miyamoto can't draw hair.
Shigeru Miyamoto designed Mario wearing a hat because he found drawing hair difficult. He also drew Mario with a mustache because a mustache was easier to see than a mouth with 8-bit graphics.
5) Mario series is the best selling videogame series of all time.
As of May 2011, the series has sold over 262 million units worldwide.