Nintendo Spinach Oyled
Don't get us wrong: we love a bit of Popeye the sailor man. What's not to like about a barely-comprehensible spinach-guzzling maniac who spends most of his time upper-cutting his girlfriend's bit on the side? But we have to say — we weren't expecting a Popeye video game any time soon. The last bit of Popeye news we remember...
"Oh my gorshk!"
We all know that Mario began life as the protagonist of Donkey Kong, although he was referred to in the early days simply as "Jumpman" and it has been widely reported that he only gained his famous moniker when the resemblance between the character and the late Mario Segale – the landlord of Nintendo of America's Tukwila warehouse...
"I am what I am"
Nintendo has a long association wth the comic character Popeye. The company produced licensed NES and Game & Watch titles based on E. C. Segar's hero, and Donkey Kong - its first smash hit - was originally supposed to feature the spinach-gulping sailor. Now, artist Ed Peppe has fused Nintendo's past with its...