Long live Mario
. The portly, mustachioed Italian stereotype is
video games. Super Mario 3D World
affirms, once and for all, that the franchise can still impress - not with eye popping graphics, but with boundless creativity.
Powerups have been a constant staple of Mario's world, starting with that first Super Mushroom in the second Question Mark Block. Which powerups, however, were the 'best powerups' - the ones that were the most creative, the most clever
, and the most useful in the context of their respective games? We're counting down the top ten Mario powerups of all time - the items that gave Mario a fighting chance in his never ending battle to save Princess Peach. A plumber's work is never done.