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Average Player Score Based on 710 ratings
7.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 710 ratings
  1. 10 (152)
  2. 9 (182)
  3. 8 (181)
  4. 7 (111)
  5. 6 (36)
  6. 5 (15)
  7. 4 (9)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (20)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:10

    Nice hard mario game

    Super Mario Bros was a revolutionary game that kickstarted the Mario franchise. While Japan had the real sequel to this game, North America instead had a different Super Mario Bros 2 based on Doki Doki Panic. Supposively... Read Full Review

    9 of 10 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels

  • Review Score:7.5

    Now I see why the real Mario 2 never came out in America.

    This game is the real Super Mario Bros 2.Also known as the Lost Levels here in America.Super Mario Bros 2 is a very hard game.Way harder than the orginal Mario game.Does it mean it's bad?No but decent at best.The 2 playe... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Nintendo Justified!

    I remember playing this when it first came out for the Famicom. To my surprise, the super mario 2 in North America was nothing like it. I found out why shortly after, because Nintendo thought it was TOO difficult for N... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.5

    Hard. Very Hard.

    This game is great and all, but it's got that really difficult gameplay. I like this game really well but it's just that it's impossible, well, almost impossible. Let's state why the heck this game is on the hard side. F... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5

    Only masochists need apply.

    Pros: Satisfying challenge; Controls and core mechanics still hold up Cons: Too hard, especially on NES; Pulls cheap tricks; Doesn't do much to change up the formula There's an old story that says Nintendo of Amer... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    This is the real SMB 2, only released in Japan. It's the original Super Mario Bros., but a million times harder!

    After our version of Super Mario Bros. 2 was released in the U.S., it changed the way people saw Mario. But it was never the real Mario 2 to begin with. The real SMB 2 was only released in Japan. They thought us stupid A... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    This was like the classic Super Mario Bros, but it's even harder.

    Okay, this is where Super Mario Bros. gets a sequel. It has the same graphics, same gimmicks, same enemies, sound affects and even the same music as the first game. It is a lot harder than the first game from start to fi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6

    "What??? We did'nt play the REAL Mario 2??? Why????""

    "What??? We did'nt play the REAL Mario 2??? Why????" That's what people say when you tell them the Mario 2 we all know and have mixed feelings about say almost all the time. After all nobody likes being lied to. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.5

    This is seriously the hardest game I played so far, very fun too

    This is an waesome game to say the least, but gosh this is by far the most difficult game I ever played in my life. This resembles more of a sequal then the U.S.A. version of Super Mario Brothers 2, by alot. I was kind o... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5

    Do you like Mario? Are you a masochist? Then this is the game for you!

    Remember when Super Mario Bros. 2 came out for the NES? That wasn't the real SMB2. No, that was a modified version of a Japanese, Arabian-influenced video game known as Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic. You wanna kno... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6

    This game really presents a challenge for hardcore mario fans.

    At first, the game seem like Super Mario Bros., but then you end up spending a half-hour trying to get past the first half of the level. This game is extremely hard and doesn't make it too easy to enjoy unless you just L... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful