It’s the 30th anniversary of Doki Doki Panic, the Famicom Disk System game that would get reskinned and released as Super Mario Bros. 2 in the U.S. But what exactly was Doki Doki Panic, anyway? That question is answered in this brilliant historical video from YouTuber “Gajillionaire.”
I've not come across a finer means of illustrating the origins of our Western work ethic than this video featuring a recycled Japanese game. Why did't we have 8-Bit Philosophy back when I was in college?
Why is the giant ape of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze for the Wii U so damn fluffy? Why is he fighting Vikings? And why is it borrowing a mechanic from, of all games, Super Mario Bros. 2? Producer Kensuke Tanabe has answers, and in one case he is the answer.
Nintendo is a company in love with its past, or at least the popular parts of its past. Except for Super Mario Bros. 2, a game the company doesn't talk about much.
It may not be the speediest of speed runs. It may not dazzle with its exploitation of glitches. But this Super Mario Bros. speed run is notable because the player is also simultaneously beating Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario Bros. 3 and Super Mario Bros. The Lost Levels.
This fall marks the 25th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. What better what to say "congrats" than with a fan-made Super Mario game that puts Super Mario Bros. 1, 2, 3 and Super Mario World in a blender. Drink it up!
Already released in Japan, the Super Mario All-Stars Limited Edition will be making its way to the States this December, Nintendo of America revealed today.
This fall marks the 25th anniversary of Super Mario Bros. After appearing in 1981's Donkey Kong and 1983's Mario Bros., the overall-wearing plumber got "Super" in 1985.
According to a report from a Japanese retail event, Nintendo is planning on bringing Super Mario All-Stars to the Nintendo Wii.
There are so many — too many? — games inspired by the original Super Mario Bros. Not FiNCK. It was inspired by the sequel. The one with the vegetables.