It also teaches you that in his early days, Mario had to moonlight as a referee to make cash.
Sports video games promise a lot: the opportunity to feel like you're taking part in real-world physical exertion from your couch. This is already such a big leap of faith that over the years sports-game designers often times wander really far from reality, or if they are trying to be real (Madden) they figure you're so unfamiliar with actual grass, sun and sports that they just put the same game out every year with minor tweaks. Here are some popular video games with more accurate packaging:
Ironically, you'll never be able to play enough to beat the professional Madden players.
This ruined a perfectly fine sport for millions who discovered it would be better with ghosts.
This game would last about 32 seconds in real life.
This was actually an elaborate PSA about how common rage issues really are.
Snowboarding is already so cool, why did they have to make it a cartoon?
The campaign modes are "Declining with Grace" or "Unseating the King".
Featuring the greatest generic athlete models on the planet.