Since the release of the original "Mario Bros." in 1983, it has been established that Mario (and Luigi) is an Italian-American plumber.
A cutscene or event scene is a non-interactive break from gameplay, with the term being coined by the creator of the graphic-adventure game "Maniac Mansion".
Answer: Nintendo Power
"Nintendo Power" was first published in 1988 and was discontinued in 2012, though it came back in 2017 in the form of a podcast.
Answer: Jordan vs. Bird
Michael Jordan first made an official appearance in 1988's "Jordan vs. Bird: One on One" by Electronic Arts. He could not be featured in prior NBA-based games due to opting out of the NBA Players Association.
NEC Home Electronics first released the Neo Geo in Japan during 1987.
Answer: Playing cards
Founded in 1889, Nintendo originally produced traditonal-Japanase playing cards called Hanafuda.
Clyde is the orange ghost and is also known as "Pokey" in the English versions of Pac-Man.
Once Pac-Man devours a Power Pellet the ghosts panic and turn blue, meaning they can now be eaten also!
Answer: Wolfenstein 3D
"Wolfenstein 3D" is credited with being the original first-person shooter, though games using a similar point-of-view date as far back as 1973 with a program called "Maze Wars" developed for students of NASA.
The creation of "Tetris", first released in 1984, is primarily credited t Alexey Pajitnov, who at the time was an artificial intelligence researcher at the Soviet Academy of Sciences in Russia.