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Mario's Creators Reflect On Making The Original For The 30th Anniversary

by Kyle Hilliard on Sep 13, 2015 at 09:06 AM

Part Mario Maker commercial, part interesting look back on the creation of Mario's design, Nintendo has released an extended version of its interview with creators Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka.

We saw snippets of this interview at E3 and in assorted other Mario videos, but this adds more conversation, as well as footage of young Miyamoto and Tezuka working on the original game.

Today Mario is celebrating his 30th anniversary, so we've gathered all of our reviews of the core Mario games, which you can find here. For more from Tezuka on creating Super Mario Maker, head here.