Mario is the main character in the Mario Party Series. He owns every party to date, from Mario Party to Island Tour to Arcade. Mario’s favorite item is the Mushroom and Golden Mushroom, which allows you to use two and three dice blocks, respectively. In Mario Party 7, his Special Orb is the Fireball, which burns other players and makes them lose ten coins to Mario. This Special Orb lasts for three turns. Mario’s first appearance in Mario Party was Mario Party.
Mario is an Italian plumber and has a younger, but taller brother, Luigi. Mario’s favorite color is red. His first appearance was the original Donkey Kong Arcade, released in 1981. However, during that time, he wasn’t called Mario, he was called Jumpman. He also has his own games, such as Super Mario 64 (Nintendo 64), Super Mario Sunshine (Nintendo GameCube), Super Mario 64 DS (Nintendo DS), and Super Mario Galaxy (Nintendo Wii), where he collected Power Stars or Shine Sprites and rescued Princess Peach from Bowser. He is also in the Paper Mario Series and the Mario & Luigi Series. He also has games that are sports, as well. He’s even in the Super Smash Bros. Series.
Quote: “It’s-a me, Mario!”
—Mario, Super Mario 64
First Appearance: Donkey Kong Arcade (Thursday, July 9, 1981)
First Appearance As A Playable Character: Donkey Kong Arcade (Thursday, July 9, 1981)
First Mario Party Appearance: Mario Party (Monday, February 8, 1999)
First Mario Party Appearance As A Playable Character: Mario Party (Monday, February 8, 1999)
Latest Mario Party Appearance As A Playable Character: Mario Party: Island Tour (Friday, November 22, 2013)
Latest Mario Party Appearance: Mario Party: Island Tour (Friday, November 22, 2013)
Latest Appearance As A Playable Character: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (Friday, November 21, 2014)
Latest Appearance: Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Friday, December 5, 2014)