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Average Player Score Based on 2078 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 2078 ratings
  1. 10 (518)
  2. 9 (556)
  3. 8 (473)
  4. 7 (239)
  5. 6 (111)
  6. 5 (64)
  7. 4 (31)
  8. 3 (23)
  9. 2 (16)
  10. 1 (47)

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  • User Rating 10

    Fight smiling mutant non-ninja turtles.

    Rated on April 02, 2008 by garey017

    What many non old-school gamers don't know is that Mario & Luigi were around long before "Super Mario Brothers". Mario was actually introduced in Donkey Kong. But the first game named after him was Ma...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.4

    I accidentally downloaded this thinking it was SUPER Mario Bros... What a costly mistake that was.

    Rated on May 15, 2007 by dmish82

    I seriously mistakenly downloaded this thinking it was Super Mario Bros. but found that this was just Mario Bros. which is a port of an old arcade game. This game features nothing exciting in terms of...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    a port of a port of a arcade game

    Rated on September 10, 2009 by pursuit_master

    a 4.9..people no respect to arcade games nowadays the good entertaing with two people the bad still retains tecinal flaws from the NES version this is one of the games on the vc unlike most vc ga...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    A POW good time

    Rated on April 24, 2008 by 201515198568861891519363228016

    Warning: The opinions expressed in the following review are NOT endorsed by anyone at Gamespot or any professional reviewer. I'm not paid for my reviews and I do them for fun. They may contain: Foul L...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.2

    The original game that started all the Mario Madness!

    Rated on January 13, 2006 by W8I8Z

    Obviously this is not a game you would rate as an all time Great, but it does have it's benefits. For one thing, its really fun to play and it goes on forever. You play as Mario, of course, or Luig...

    6 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5.5

    It hasn't aged well like other Mario games have...

    Rated on November 02, 2009 by SuperSpeed67

    Mario made his debut in Donkey Kong in 1981 in the arcades, and soon became a well-known video game character. So in 1983, Mario left his girlfriend and that big ape, and took on the role of a plumber...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    The first official Mario game, a great start to a great game series!

    Rated on November 07, 2009 by KingBoo112

    After Mario completed his tasks in the Donkey Kong games, he decided to go from a carpenter, to a plumber with his brother, Luigi. Mario and his brother have to clean up a lot of enemies and beat an e...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    This game is the definition of 'Old School'!

    Rated on January 24, 2006 by joeyp7711

    Well as it being the first Mario, and I did once have it, although mine was on the GB.. oh well, same thing, I had a SNES..not quite a NES, but yeah, never mind. I used to get frustrated with this ...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5

    Your five dollars is better spent on some better VC games, as this Mario title isn't worth it.

    Rated on June 14, 2008 by Inamon

    You've got 500 Wii Points left. What do you do? Buy a Mario game, since you're a fan of the series or missed these classics? Well sure, go ahead and buy Super Mario Bros 1, 2, 3, or Donkey Kong. This ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.2

    Just plain fun! Two player mode is great!

    Rated on January 28, 2006 by packymaster

    This is a fun game, and that is pretty much it. If you like games where you are on different screen, this is not a game for you. This game takes place on one level which features different enemies whi...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.