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8.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 9873 ratings
  1. 10 (4442)
  2. 9 (3450)
  3. 8 (1329)
  4. 7 (362)
  5. 6 (92)
  6. 5 (45)
  7. 4 (22)
  8. 3 (10)
  9. 2 (23)
  10. 1 (98)

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  • Rating:7

    Run Mario Run!!!

    This Game is legend video game. Mario is hero. Mario runs straight and saves his princess in an hour. This game leads Mario to success many games from there to present and future. Mario will always be here. Super Mario B... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    The true timeless classic.

    Good- Absolutely revolutionary game that inspired and changed the landscape of gaming. A formula that many games still follow exactly today.- Challenging platforming.- Controls are very crisp.- Catchy tune. Now probably ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Short and to the point: it's still a classic.

    Let's be honest, there's nothing much I can say about this game that hasn't been said by everyone else, so let's just point out the obvious and make this really quick: "Super Mario Bros." is still a fantastic game that's... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Still fun after 24 years

    I realized recently that I've never actually played Super Mario Bros. to completion. Turns out it doesn't take very long to complete the game (just a couple hours), but those hours are super fun and rewarding all the sam... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    A Classic that Still Holds Up

    While not the most fun Mario out there, this is the classic that started it all. Although not as fun to play as its successors, it still is a very fun game to play through, and has great replay ability. Definitely still... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4

    Super Mario Bros. is said to be good, or is it?

    Super Mario Bros. is a possible sequal of Mario Bros. Its the game where you are some plumber, killing innocent beings, such as toads turned to stone. Breaking the blocks with a fist (yeah, look at the manual), collects... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Visiting the roots of platforming.

    This morning, pretty much on a whim, I decided I want to play through Super Mario Bros. I've never completed the game before. Even back when I first tried the game I had very quickly discovered the warp pipes that let y... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Darkness Reviews: Super Mario Bros. (NES)

    Mario, Mario, Mario. God, he's been everywhere. From cereal boxes, to cartoon shows, to countless amounts of merchandise. Mario is without a doubt the definitive video game character. He may be weak plot wise, but he's o... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    For my 100th review, I've decided to take a look at a game that defined gaming forever.

    Now I know this review is long overdue and I apologise, but I had schoolwork to catch up with. Anyways, here is my 100th review of a game-defining title called Super Mario Bros.Super Mario Bros is a title for the NES, wh... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    I pay homage to our savior. Super Mario Bros.

    Super Mario Bros. Developer: Nintendo Creative Department Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System Genre(s): Platforming Release Date: September 13, 1985 "The game that saved the industry th... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful