He may be a plumber by profession, but when it comes to video games, Mario is king. He's the most recognizable mustachioed face in all of gaming. He's evolved a lot over the years and continues to revolutionize game-playing with each new release.
The title is considered a masterpiece of platform gaming and set the standard for 3-D titles. Since then, the Mario universe has grown by leaps, bounds and flipping somersaults. The roster of characters associated with his games have exploded.
Newer titles such as New Super Mario Bros. allows for the first time to simultaneously play Mario platforming games with your friends at the same time. It adds a whole new dimension of fun to these games. If only that option were available in some of the more classic games.
Each player you select will give the game a different feel, as they all have their own special, unique abilities. For example, Yoshi has his signature jump from the Super Smash Bros. games, allowing him to reach higher places than any other character. Peach also has her famous floating ability, helping her navigate difficult terrain with ease.
You can play through the game simultaneously with friends. See who can beat it the fastest or collect the most stars. It adds a new depth to the fun and you may just discover things about Mario you've never known.
Does this game seem fun to you? Well, you better play it as soon as you can. Nintendo is notorious for taking down fan-made games. The Super Mario 64 Online community is already massive, so it likely won't be up for much longer. Hurry up, grab some friends and make a Mario party out of it.