Video Games in Media: Future Mario

Futurama MarioJust like in The Simpsons and South Park you can find a lot of references to video game characters in Futurama (which rocks, by the way) and here’s the referee of the Cosplay Contest in the futuristic Comic Con of 3010, in episode 99 (Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences).

And since he’s dressed like Mario he deserves a mention here in Video Games in Media.

 

Back to The Future Part II: Wild Gunman Scene

Ever since I watched this scene as a kid I’ve wanted Wild Gunman for the NES. There was an arcade conversion made, as you can see in the movie. It’s at number one on my list of games I want, and it’s specifically the European Version with the Japanese cover art (as on the Black Box, not those later releases with the pixel art). For now, let’s enjoy this clip from one of my favorite movies of all time: