Movember Special: We pay lip service to the best 'taches in gaming

The best video game mustaches reviewed & rated!

The 'Mario'

Mario was rocking the mo before most of us were old enough to shave. The titular ‘tache made its first appearance in Donkey Kong way back in 1981. In fact, it’s older than Mario himself. The original arcade machine starred a mustachioed carpenter called ‘Jumpman’ – so the whiskers begat the plumber!

According to legend, Shigeru Miyamoto added the iconic lip fur in lieu of a mouth due to the graphical limitations of the day. To quote George from Seinfeld, that’s like discovering plutonium by accident!

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