3 April.Dallas, TX, USA
Super Mario Bros game was first released in 1985. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Super Mario Bros by Nintendo's 1986 sealed pack game was sold for a $660,000
  • The game's copy was sold at Heritage auctions in Dallas on Friday
  • The sealed copy's hang tab was intact making it one of the finest copies graded at auction

11 March
Mario series had first started in 1985 and was developed by Nintendo EAD. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Initially a fan-made day, March 10 was also accepted by Nintendo later as Mario Day
  • Mario series was taken over by Nintendo EPD in 2015
  • Nintendo offers discounts on this day to mark the event

11 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Mario, an overall-wearing, mustache sporting fictional video game character was introduced to the world in 1983. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Mario day is on Thursday, March 10
  • The Nintendo island now features several platforming barriers
  • A player needs to jump from one segment to another to spell out Mario's name