Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Nintendo: Then and Now

Yahoo! had this interesting little photo article about the evolution of Nintendo characters from pixeled anomalies to full-color, multi-dimensional avatars. Sure, I'm NO WAY the gamer I used to be, nor was I anywhere near a hardcore nerdlinger, but the likes of Mario, Donkey Kong, & Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog played an unfortunately key role in my early childhood, he says as he rubs his un-six-packed belly.

For a smile, here's the Mario theme as performed by a classically trained pianist.

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