Mario, The Legendary Plumber.
|Role||Main protagonist, playable character|
|First Appearance||Donkey Kong|
|Latest Appearance||New Super Mario Bros. U|
Mario and Luigi are plumbers in every single game except one, Donkey Kong, where he was a carpenter.
 Super Mario Series
In this game, Mario, and his brother Luigi are shown as Plumbers for the first time. Their goal is to eliminate monsters coming out of pipes.
This game marks the first time Mario appeared in a sidescrolling fashion. It also marks the first time Mario tries to stop Bowser (known then as Koopa) from kidnapping Peach.
This game has Mario as a playable character, with many different suits. It went back to the traditional sidescrolling gameplay of Mario Bros., but with different level types.
Mario's next appearance brought in a new character to the series, known as Yoshi. This brought forth a new style of map, but still allowed the same sidescrolling gameplay.
Super Mario 64 starts with Peach inviting Mario to her castle. She is then kidnapped by Bowser, and Mario has to go through and save her. This was the first 3D movement game.
This was a port of Super Mario 64 to the DS, with more playable characters added, including Yoshi, Luigi, and Wario, and more stars and levels as well.
In this game, Bowser captures Peach once again, but is now Super Sized and huge. He takes her to outer-space once again to try to build his new army of minions and of course, he takes Peach along for the ride. Mario must try to save Peach and the Galaxy by traveling to different worlds and galaxy's. On the way he runs into many enemies,boss fights and even a few power-ups.
In this game, the leaves are blown all across the Mushroom Kingdom. Mario must stop Bowser and save the princess. Afterwards, Luigi is captured, causing Mario to try to beat Dry Bowser.
This game brought forth a new gameplay style, which occurred in a hotel. It kept the traditional damsel-in-distress style though.
This game introduced a very new style of gameplay, having Mario ride on Yoshi and shoot his way through the levels. It was a very different way of playing.
This took place in the real world, after Mario was kidnapped and Luigi had to rescue him by going through different locations. Mario was not seen very often in this game.
In this, Mario went back in a time machine, and stopped Bowser from stealing important artifacts. Yoshi helped in the NES version, but not the SNES version.
This refers to all of the Mario Kart games. Mario has appeared in every one of these games. The Mario Kart Series includes Super Mario Kart for the SNES, Mario Kart 64 for the N64, Mario Kart: Super Circuit for the GBA, Mario Kart: Double Dash!! for the Gamecube, Mario Kart DS for the NDS, Mario Kart Wii for the Nintendo Wii, and Mario Kart 3DS for the upcoming 3DS system.
This was another turn-based RPG in the Mario series. It shows Mario trying to stop Bowser and his new-stolen Star Rod, and take Peach back after Bowser kidnapped her.
In this game, Mario is not playable, but once again, he needs to be rescued. Luigi plays Mario's usual role in the game by trying to rescue him.
Mario and Luigi set off on a new adventure, this time accompanied by Stuffwell and the babies, Baby Mario and Baby Luigi to stop a new race known as the Shroobs. Their leader has kidnapped Princess Peach, and they plan to save her.
 Super Smash Bros. Series
A fighting game were you play as familiar Nintendo characters.
A fighting game where you play as familiar Nintendo characters and fight against your friends.
A fighting game were you play as familiar Nintendo characters and brawl against your friends or against people from around the world in Nintendo wi-fi.
Mario would appear as a playable character in Mario Tennis Open. He is available from the start and is an all-round character. Mario would have his own court called Mario Stadium as well as have unlockable racket, uniform, wristbands and shoes for the Mii. Mario's costume could also be unlocked after beating the Star Open Tournament in singles.