MARIO was made by Shigeru Miyamoto it was made Japan. It was made for kids to entertane them. MARIO was made in 1981 that is very old. It was first made on the Nintendo the Nintendo is very old. Now MARIO can be replaced by minecraft and the Nintendo can be replaced by an xbox. It cost $70.00 that cost a lot in the old days. Yes it is portable. And that is MARIO the old game that I picked.