Playing Super Smash Bros. Ultimate last year, I selected Wario. It was just once, I think—maybe twice. It’s hard for me to get excited about playing as him. I should be ecstatic everytime I choose Wario, though. Wario Land II was the first Nintendo game I ever owned, and I once dreamed of him being a character in the Super Smash Bros. series. But ever since his debut in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, it’s the same story time and again: choosing the character I should love is anticlimactic.I miss the old Wario. Today, Wario is a micro-games mogul rife with snarky laughs and disgusting farts. His character is as clever as potty humor. His uniqueness as a Nintendo property lies in minigame collections. All greatness of his past self is gone. Perhaps via the travesty of his WarioWare guise is the only way you know Wario. If so, you can’t be blamed. Nintendo has not revisited or even referenced the classic Wario, not even in last year’s … [Read more...] about Where’s Wario?