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King Koopa has kidnapped Princess Toadstool, taken over all seven kingdoms in the Mushroom World, and put his seven kids in charge of all of them. It's the Mario Brothers to the rescue.

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Shigeru Miyamoto (uncredited), Takashi Tezuka (uncredited)

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Shigeru Miyamoto (characters)
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That prehistoric bully, King Koopa, has returned to the Mushroom Kingdom in a flying doom ship. This time he's accompanied by his seven bratty, evil children: Wendy O. Koopa, Morton Koopa Jr., Roy Koopa, Iggy Koopa, Lemmy Koopa, Ludwig Von Koopa, and Larry Koopa. They have stolen seven wands from the seven kings of seven worlds: Grass Land, Desert Land, Water Land, Giant Land, Sky Land, Iced Land, and Pipe Maze. So Mario and Luigi are off to stop the Koopas. New features are at their aid: the simple touch of a leaf can transform Mario or Luigi into part-raccoon and it allows them to fly. If they obtain a raccoon suit, they can briefly turn into a statue, and more. The fate of the Mushroom Kingdom lies in the hands of the Mario Brothers. Can they defeat the seven Koopa kids and even King Koopa himself? Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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Country:

Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Super Mario Bros. 3 See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This is the first appearance of the character named 'Boom Boom', who later made a comeback 23 years later on the game 'Super Mario 3D Land' in 2011 See more »

Goofs

During the card matching game, Toad's quote should have read "Flip over any two cards and see if they match. Miss twice and you're out!", not "your out"; therefore, it is lacking an apostrophe. See more »

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Princess Toadstool: Greetings, be careful in the Ice World. The creatures trapped in the ice will come to life if warmed.
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Was re-released as part of Super Mario All-Stars. The version of the game featured here is a mixture of the Japanese and American/PAL versions, with 16-bit graphics. For instance, the Japanese level names were used, as were a few graphic effects omitted in the American/PAL versions. The changes to level design made for the American/PAL version remained in tact. See more »

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The best Mario in the series!
5 July 2007 | by gangstahippieSee all my reviews

Rated E

The first Super Mario Bros is a classic game that is still fun to play as of today.Super Mario Bros 2 was good but different from the first and not as good.Super Mario Bros 3 is in my opinion, the best NES Mario game in the series.It is basically the same as the first one,only the graphics are better,I find it more fun to play,it is a bit harder and you can transform Mario into different things such as a raccoon Mario.In my opinion, this is the best Super Mario Bros game and also the best NES game ever.Just like the first game, this one is still fun to play as of today.


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