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The Mario series takes a turn in the spotlight in the latest episode of GameTrailers’ GT Countdown, running through what they deem are the best games to star Nintendo’s portly plumber.

With the iconic character’s adventures spanning so many genres, any game with ‘Mario’ in the title is applicable within their list – whether that be Mario Golf, Mario Paint, or Mario Party.

That decision throws up a few surprises, but the majority of the list, although carefully considered, is fairly predictable. You can watch for yourselves below, and let us know what your favourite Mario games are in the comments!

Alex Seedhouse

Alex Seedhouse

After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.