Just let that sink in for a bit.
Nintendo sent out an email today discussing this, with a link to this page:
It is filled with ridiculous levels of Mario goodness. Here is a quick blurb from the page:
Let's Super Mario!
Join us as we celebrate 30 amazing years of Super Mario! From that first Fire Flower to soaring as a flying squirrel, fans from around the world are creating and sharing their Super Mario moments—what are yours?
That just brings a smile to my face. Happy 30 years indeed!
Article by Nick