The fastest completion of Super Mario World is 10min 54sec by Scott Kessler on 9 July 2004.
FIRST MOVIE BASED ON A VIDEO GAME
The first movie to be based on a video game is Super Mario Bros starring Bob Hoskins as Mario and John Leguizamo as Luigi.
HIGHEST-SELLING HANDHELD RACING GAME
Sales of 7.83 million units make Super Mario Kart DS the highest-selling racing game on any handheld.
BEST-SELLING VIDEO GAME
Super Mario Bros on the NES is the best-selling video game of all-time with more than 40 million copies sold worldwide.
HIGH INTEREST RATES
Zelda: Ocarina of Time is the highest rated game of all time at 97.7% according to website gamerankings.com.
RUN LINK RUN
The Legend of Zelda is the longest running action adventure series of all time. The first game was releases in 1986 on the NES. The most recent is Phantom Hourglass released on the DS in 2007.
SAMUS IT EVER WAS
Samus Aran and Metroid have also appeared, or been referenced in 18 other Nintendo games including Super Smash Bros.
FASTEST COMPLETION OF METROID
The world record for the fastest completion of Metroid on the NES is 17 mins 22 secs by Christopher Knight on 31st October 2005.
THE 64 BIT QUESTION
Metroid was the only leading Nintendo series not to appear on the N64.
FIRST GAME THEME PARK
Pokemon was the first gaming series to get its own theme park.
BEST-SELLING NINTENDO DS RPG
The best-selling RPG on the Nintendo DS is Pokemon Diamond/Pearl with combined sales of 12.1 million units.
100 YEARS OF NINTENDO
Nintendo was originally created to manufacture playing cards way back in 1889.