"I'm the luckiest guy in the world"
Last week, Charles Martinet - the voice actor of Mario and many other virtual characters - was awarded a certificate by the Guinness World Records for the most video game voiceover performances as the same character. Following the release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Switch, he's now voiced Mario 100...
Charles Martinet is best known for voicing Nintendo's iconic character Mario. Since 1990, Martinet has been providing the voice for this character and nearly three decades later he's still doing it. Thanks to the recent release of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Switch, Martinet was able to reach a very special milestone...
Breaking the internet
It’s already been confirmed by Nintendo and Illumination that Mario will be making his grand return to the silver screen in his own outing at some point in the near future and now according to a listing on IMDB, the voice behind Nintendo’s well-known mascot – Charles Martinet – will voice the iconic character in...
There's a headline we didn't think we'd ever write
Charles Martinet is famous to Nintendo fans the world over as the voice of Mario, and has filled this role brilliantly since the '90s. However, it would be doing Martinet a great injustice to assume this is the only thing he has done in his illustrious career; he's acted on stage, in film and...
"The character brings out the best in me"
Charles Martinet may well be the nicest man on the face of the planet - we can say that with some degree of confidence having been lucky enough to spend some time in his company in the past - so it's always a pleasure to hear the man behind Mario's voice talk about his career and association with the...
The voice of Mario challenges Nintendo Life
As you'll know if you've already checked out yesterday's video interview, we got to sit down with the one and only Charles Martinet this week to talk about Mario's latest outing, Super Mario Maker. As well as answering various questions about his career and what he loves about voicing one of the world's...
An interview with the voice behind Mario
We were lucky enough to sit down with the one and only Charles Martinet this week and pop some questions to him about how he got to voice Mario, what he loves about the role and why he thinks Super Mario Maker is so special. We also picked out some of the best questions that you guys put forward recently -...
What burning questions do you have for Charles Martinet?
Next week Nintendo Life will be meeting up with the one and only Charles Martinet - otherwise known as the voice of Super Mario and many other characters from the Mushroom Kingdom - and we're giving you, our dear readers, the chance to pop a question to one of the most famous vocal talents on...
That's not a swing you see every day!
The voice of Mario, Charles Martinet has recently set up an account on Vine where within the space of 24 hours he's already shared some awesomely creative micro-video clips. Using dancing figurines of Mario, Luigi and Wario he breathes live into his surroundings. 58 year old talented voice actor Martinet...
Charles Martinet to attend Mario event at John Lewis, Oxford Street
Charles Martinet — who has given Mario his voice since 1995 — will attend a special Mario-themed event at the Oxford Street branch of John Lewis on September 7th. The event — which takes place from 9.30am to 8pm on Saturday 7th September and 12.30pm to 6pm on Sunday 8th...
It's a me...Commander Video?
Gaijin Games has announced that its upcoming title, BIT.TRIP Presents: Runner 2 Future Legend of Rhythm Alien, will be narrated by none other than Mario voice actor Charles Martinet. The renowned voice actor will be voicing seven cut-scenes that appear in the downloadable game. Rather than lending his voice to a new...
We caught up with the man himself at the recent EB Expo in Australia
He voices one of the most iconic characters in global culture yet he could probably walk down the street and not receive a second glance from passers-by. He is Charles Martinet, the man behind the voice of Nintendo's Mario, and has lent his vocal chords to the world-famous plumber...
Dress up as Mario and you'll get a goody bag too!
As Nintendo gets ready for the UK launch of the highly-anticipated Super Mario Galaxy 2, gamers better sharpen their costume-making skills as the company announces a special launch event to be hosted at GAME, Oxford Street in London. As well as being the first people in Europe to play and get their hands on a copy of the critically acclaimed..
Voice actor wants a game for the purple one
Wario, Luigi, Peach: they've all had chances to strike out on their own with games where they play the lead, but one character missing from the line-up is lanky misfit Waluigi, who's yet to receive his own game. At least one person sees the injustice in this situation: voice actor Charles Martinet, who sees the purple potential: I'd love to see a Waluigi..
It's-a me, Leenk! Yippieeeee!
As the voice of Mario, Charles Martinet has been a staple of Nintendo ever since the plumber first showed the industry how 3D gaming is done. But why stop with Mario? Speaking to That Gaming Site (via GoNintendo), Martinet explained how he tried to move his way into Hyrule. I spoke to Mr. Miyamoto and said: “I wanna...
Four contributors. Three exclusive interviews. One unstoppable podcasting force
Slightly delayed but bigger and better than ever, it's the ninth episode of the Nintendo Life podcast. Weighing in at a massive forty minutes, it's got Rising Star Games answering your questions about Muramasa: The Demon Blade, Corbie Dillard telling you more about...
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