Super Mario has come a long way since his 16-bit origins. Although he was originally made up of only a few pixels, new Nintendo games - as well as countless examples of fan art - have reimagined him in high definition glory.
Take, for example, this piece of fan art titled Mario Berracus vs. Piranha Plant. Created by artist Felipe González, the fan art gives Super Mario a grittier, and more badass, re-styling. Check it out below:
Considering I'm constantly being hit by Piranha Plants in Mario Kart 8, this is certainly cathartic to look at.