Companies will often use a mascot to sell a mostly unrelated product, whether it be a tin of SpaghettiOs or otherwise, it's an expected move by big brands. Video games are no exception to the rule, and more times than we'd like we've been tantalised by the Mario name only for the portly plumber of Nintendo fame to not be the cornerstone of the experience.

As such we've cobbled together just five of these notorious titles in the video above that earn the title of being Mario games that aren't really Mario games.