Watch Mario destroy Master Chief, Connor and Lara Croft

With all the advances in video game technology, it's easy to forget simpler times. Mario never needed guns or knives or a cybernetic super suit. Sometimes, as this video proves, all you need is a pair of overalls, some sturdy boots and one mighty impressive keister.

A fortuitous Piranha Plant doesn't hurt either.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.