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A plumber named Mario and his brother Luigi travel through the Mushroom Kingdom to save the princess from the evil Bowser.

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Shigeru Miyamoto (uncredited)

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Shigeru Miyamoto (characters)
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Plumber brothers Mario and Luigi from Brooklyn have just arrived in an outlandish realm called the Mushroom Kingdom. It was ruled by Princess Toadstool and her faithful Mushroom people. But one day, evil cast a shadow over the land and the evil King Bowser Koopa emerged with his army of Goombas, Spinies, Flying Koopas, and other malignant creatures. King Koopa abducted Princess Toadstool and trapped her faithful Mushroom People in seven of his castles. So Mario and Luigi must intrepid deep and hazardous waters, jump from tree to tree (don't look down!), and visually examine their steps in the dark evil castles filled with fire balls and lava pits and must utilize their magic powers to subjugate the evil King Koopa and rescue the Princess. Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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Trivia

All later versions of the game have the glitches (including the minus world) fixed. The only exceptions are versions that are a direct emulation of the original game (for example, the Classic NES issue for the GBA and the Wii Virtual Console version.) See more »

Quotes

Princess Peach: [to Mario, after he rescues her; last lines] Thank you Mario! The kingdom is saved! Now try a more difficult quest...
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Alternate Versions

When released as part of "Super Mario All-Stars" for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in August 1993 (USA release date), the secret "Minus World" from the Nintendo version was removed. See more »

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A classic
19 July 1999 | by Op_PrimeSee all my reviews

Super Mario Bros. is still one of the best games ever. The game has a strange concept and the graphics aren't nearly as good as anything today, but it's a classic. It's a challenging game, with famous Mario and his brother Luigi, that will never be forgotten.


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Release Date:

15 May 1987 (UK) See more »

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