Gene Park

games reporter for Washington Post

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Thirty-five years have passed since “Super Mario” jumped into the world of gaming.

'Super Mario' stays in demand, even after 35 years

Thirty-five years have passed since “Super Mario” jumped into the world of gaming.

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