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Mario Bros.

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Description

Mario and Luigi, the best plumbers in the world, have a real job on their hands. A host of characters have taken over the sewers, and the brothers must clear them out of the pipes.

The platform puzzle which first introduced Luigi to the world has both single and multiplayer action with two differing game types, but with the same objective. Crabs, turtles and fighter flies must be cleared out by jumping underneath the platform they sit on, then kicking them away. Each level is cleared when a set number of coins is collected.

For the two player mode, the first to collect the set amount of coins wins.

Screenshots

Mario Bros. NES Fighterflies enter the scene
Mario Bros. Amstrad CPC Turtles appear on the first level
Mario Bros. NES Watch out for fireballs and giant crabs
Mario Bros. Arcade Defenceless enemy

Alternate Titles

  • "Mario Brothers" -- alternate spelling
  • "Mario Bros.-e" -- e-Reader title
  • "マリオブラザーズ" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

A Tale of Two Plumbers NES BigJKO (68)
Haven't we met somewhere before? NES PCGamer77 (3028)
Great game, especially when you are playing with a friend NES *Katakis* (37741)

The Press Says

Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Jun, 1987 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
The Video Game Critic Atari 8-bit Nov 04, 2006 B+ 83
Jeuxvideo.com NES Aug 04, 2011 16 out of 20 80
TeleMatch Atari 2600 Dec, 1983 2 out of 6 80
Atari Gamer - XL-XE Game Review Edition Atari 8-bit Dec, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Nintendo Land NES 2003 72 out of 100 72
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Jun, 1987 64 out of 100 64
Eurogamer.de Wii Jan 19, 2007 3 out of 5 60
Crash! ZX Spectrum Jun, 1987 45 out of 100 45
Mag'64 Wii Aug 31, 2009 3 out of 10 30

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
About the PC-88/ Apple ports 1 Trypticon (6548)
Apr 05, 2011

Trivia

Introduction

This game marks the first appearance of Mario's brother, Luigi.

Unreleased ports

An earlier conversion for the C64 by Atarisoft was not commercially released according to Gregg Tavares, one of the programmers. The same applies to an Apple II conversion programmed by Jimmy Huey.

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