The 50 Faces of Mario Death [Infographic]

By Jason Fitzpatrick on February 11th, 2011

How many times have you played Mario, in the dozens of games he has appeared in, and never once stopped to contemplate how many different ways you’ve sent him to his death? Take stock with this fun infographic.

Mario has appeared in over 50 games so it would seem that 50 unique ways to kill him is a minimum. Gaming blog Kotaku shares an infographic by artist Yves Bourgelas that illustrates all manner of ways in which poor Mario can meet his end: death by shell, sun burn, spikes, eaten, lasers, quicksand, and more.

Hit up the link below to check out the full infographic and see if you can identify the different games the causes of death come from.

Let Me Count The Ways You Can Kill Mario [Kotaku]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 02/11/11
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