The Internet is shocked at how old Mario really is

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It turns out Mario is much younger than you think.

Despite the great, bushy moustache, gamers learnt that the Italian plumber is only 24 years old after a recently re-released interview with creator Shigeru Miyamoto.

“I think it was fortuitous that we didn’t put any restrictions on Mario as a character,” Miyamoto told Nintendo Online Monthly.

“Normally when you create a character and present him to the world, all the details get filled in: what’s his favorite color? What kind of food does he like to eat?”

“But with Mario, aside from the fact that he’s about 24-25 years old, we didn’t define anything else.”

Of course, the Internet overreacted in a big way:




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