"It's a-me: Mario!" are words you won't be hearing in this particular video history lesson.

That's because today we're celebrating Luigi's portable appearances, and not those of his slightly more famous brother.

This brief but bountiful moving pictures analysis of Luigi's gaming history should be essential viewing for anyone who's ever had any questions about Luigi's career on handheld consoles.

So, yes, the curious beginnings and humble early years of Mario's younger bro are explored, as well as the later games that star our favourite green overalls-wearing plumber.

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