The game that defined the NES, redefined Mario, and had a permanent impact on the shape of video games. It’s kind of a big deal.

Super Mario Bros.

Japanese title: スーパーマリオブラザーズ • Super Mario Brothers

Developer: Nintendo
Publisher: Nintendo
U.S. release date: Oct. 1985 [NES-SM]
Japanese release date: Sept. 1985 [HVC-SF]
European release date: Sept. 1986 [NES-SM]
Genre: Platforming
Alternate versions: Vs. System [1986]; PlayChoice-10 [Arcade1986]; Famicom Disk System [1986]; Super Mario Bros. Special [X1/PC-88, 1986]; All-Night Nippon Super Mario Bros. [Disk System, 1986]; Super Mario Bros./Duck Hunt [NES, 1988]; Super Mario Bros./Tetris/Nintendo World Cup [NES, 1988]; Super Mario Bros/Duck Hunt/World Class Track Meet [NES, 1990]; Super Mario All-Stars [SNES, 1993]; Super Mario All-Stars + Super Mario World [SNES, 1994]; Super Mario Bros. Deluxe [Game Boy Color, 1999]; Animal Crossing [GameCube2002]; NES Classics series [GBA2004]; Virtual Console [Wii, 2006; 3DS, 2012Wii U2013]; Super Mario All-Stars: 25th Anniversary [Wii, 2010]; 25th Anniversary Edition [Wii (limited), 2010]; Super Luigi Bros., Wii U [2014]; NES Classic Edition [2016]

Gallery

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Screenshot Gallery

Note: Screens were captured from RGB-modded NES hardware and upscaled to 720p. This has resulted in a small degree of softness and artifacting.

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