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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)

Writer:

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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Country:

Japan

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

17 November 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mario's Adventure See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The video game is a spin-off of Donkey Kong (1981). Mario was the game's main protagonist. But, in that game, Mario was a carpenter, not a plumber. See more »

Quotes

Mushroom Retainer: Thank you Mario, but our princess is in another castle!
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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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Soundtracks

Super Mario Bros. theme
Written by Koji Kondo
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The first video game I ever played!
8 December 1998 | by Scream-7See all my reviews

I remember this being the first game I played when I was a kid. I love it along with it's sequels! The music is fun and so are the graphics! With the new games out, this game seems old fashioned, but I remember playing it and liking it.


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