March 10th is “Mario Day”, an annual celebration of the video game character Mario and all the games he appears in. To celebrate the event, we’ve written this fun but informative quiz on the history of video games in arcades, on personal computers, games consoles and mobile ‘phones.
So, why is March 10th “Mario Day”? Did something happen on this date long ago perhaps? Well, no. it’s actually much simpler than that. One way of writing March 10th is as Mar10, which looks just like the word “Mario”.
But Mario was far from the first video game character. In fact, he was quite late on the scene. Have a go at this quiz and see how much you know about the history of video games. You’ll have lots of fun on the way and, who knows, you might learn some things you would never have guessed. See if you can set a “high score” and get through the quiz without losing any lives. Good luck!