Now that’s the happy-go-lucky Shigeru Miyamoto we’ve grown to love. Just look how big his smile is in panel three.
… Unfortunately true.. When playing new super mario bros. I have to be player 2~4 because p1 is defaulted to mario with no way to change.
Isn’t that why we have Luigi’s Mansion?
In Super Mario Bros 2 (the true one we call LOST Levels, not the one Japan called Mario USA), you can Player 1 can play as Luigi, of course, it’s not a 2-Player game but still.