From racing to tennis and even dancing, the plumber has indulged in a number of extra-curricular activities (and, if you count Mario's Early Years: Fun With Numbers, a number of activities that are on the curriculum). We don't blame him, after saving princesses and Paulines so many times, the plumber needs a break. So, with Paper Mario: Sticker Star being released in the past week, it's time to look back at Mario's best spin-off games.
We've split it up into categories so you've got three of his finest Mario Kart moments, puzzle games, sports titles, role-playing games and parties. Sorry, there's no room for edutainment. We'll begin with his most famous spin-off series of them all. the mighty Mario Kart.
The latest, greatest Mario Kart game introduces gliding and underwater racing as well as a bunch of social options, such as the trading of StreetPass and SpotPass ghost data. The online multiplayer will have you playing for months and months.