Wario

Wario Isn’t Evil, He’s Honest

Wario Isn’t Evil, He’s Honest

Mario was back for another adventure. But this time, it was personal. Hiroji Kiyotake, the director of 1992’s Game Boy hit Super Mario Land 2: Six Golden Coins, wanted to pursue the idea that this time Mario wouldn’t be fighting to help or save someone else. Hence: Wario, Mario’s greed-and-crime-focused rival.

Waluigi Debuted 20 Years Ago Today, And I Respect Him A Lot

Waluigi Debuted 20 Years Ago Today, And I Respect Him A Lot

Today marks the 20th anniversary of Waluigi’s debut in Mario Tennis for the Nintendo 64. In the decades since, the lanky loser has become something of a meme among gamers. But I’m here to say that, no, my love for Waluigi is pure, and I’m sick of hiding it behind…