Having covered some serious button bashers, how about the Guinness book of records top console game ever!
When Mario Kart came out it immediately landed to both critical & commercial success. A total of 8 million copies were sold, making the it the 3rd best selling title on the Snes!
For the first 3 months of it’s development the game had nothing to do with Mario, it was just a kart game (imagine if that had stayed that way). It was only that they decided the cart would best be filled by a driver 3 heads tall, that they thought to try the fabled plumber..