The most iconic franchise of the gaming medium, Super Mario Bros. began in 1985 with the release of the game with the same title which was bundled with the NES upon purchase. Consisting solely of platforming titles, the franchise has a commonly occuring plot revolving around the kidnapping of Princess Peach by Bowser or his minions, requiring Mario, the primary protagonist, to come to her rescue. The style of gameplay is also consistent throughout the entirety of the franchise.
The only exception to this is Super Mario Bros. 2, where the plot revolved around the protagonists having to fight enemies within a dream. Within this game the gameplay had also changed drastically with very different mechanics present compared to the original and succeeding games. This change in style was due to the fact that Super Mario Bros. 2 was a port of the game Doki Doki Panic redesigned as a Mario game. This was released in the US and Europe while Japan received a different version of Super Mario Bros. 2 (which residents of the US and Europe know as The Lost Levels).
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Super Mario 3D World (2013)Super Mario 3D World is the first 3D mario game for the Wii U. The game draws heavily from its predecessor Super Mario 3D Land. It will feature up to four player simultaneous co-op with Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach and Toad. Each character will have different traits when played such as Princess Peach being able to float similar to in Super Mario Bros. 2.4.355
New Super Mario Bros. 2 (2012)Bowser has once again kidnapped Princess Peach, and it is up to Mario to save her. But that is not the only objective in this game. Throughout all the stages there is an enormous amount of gold coins that come out of pretty much anything in the stages. Mario's second main objective in this game is to collect as many of these coins as he possibly can, with the ultimate goal being to collect one million coins.4.035
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Super Mario Bros. 2 (1988)Super Mario Bros. 2 is a platformer developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Entertainment System. The Lost Levels was originally Mario Bros. 2 in Japan, but Nintendo of America deemed the game was too difficult. This caused them to release this game, which is modeled after a game called Yume Kojo: Doki Doki Panic.4.015
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