Why Wario And Waluigi Don't Have Girlfriends

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If Mario has Peach, why doesn’t Wario have...I dunno, Meach?

It’s a fair question, and one that I’d never known the answer to (if in fact there ever was an answer). I do now, though, thanks to the unearthing of an old Nintendo Power interview by the excellent Supper Mario Broth.

Back in 2000, the magazine spoke with Hiroyuki Takahashi and Shugo Takahashi, two developers from Camelot, the studio best known for its work on Nintendo sports games like Mario Golf and Tennis.

And this happened:


There’s a lot to unpack here, from Luigi’s arranged courtship to that rude question about Daisy, but boy, that final answer. Savage. Poor guys. No wonder they’re always so cranky.

Via Go Nintendo.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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