National Mario Day: 10th March
National Mario Day is observed each year on March 10th and honors Mario from the popular Nintendo game. The release of Super Mario 64 brought with it ground breaking three-dimensional graphics. It was also the first game to integrate a camera view that could be controlled by the player! Super Mario Sunshine made advances in gravitation that allowed soaring through space and having more movement options than before. This series has been important to the industry of video gaming and the technological jumps that have been made through the years in console gaming.