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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. ZX Spectrum You appear on a platform at the top of the screen when a life is lost
Mario Bros. Game Boy Advance Coins and koopas
Mario Bros. Atari 5200 Watch out for the frozen floors in later levels!
Mario Bros. Atari 8-bit Title screen

Promo Images

Mario Bros. Screenshot
Mario Bros. Screenshot
Mario Bros. Screenshot

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 (3001)
Great NES game, with the first to feature simultaneous two players NES Katakis | カタキス (38344)

Critic Reviews

Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Jun, 1987 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
The Video Game Critic Atari 5200 Oct 07, 2006 A- 91
The Video Game Critic Atari 2600 Jul 21, 1999 A- 91
Atari Gamer - XL-XE Game Review Edition Atari 8-bit Dec, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com NES Aug 04, 2011 16 out of 20 80
Nintendo Land NES 2003 72 out of 100 72
Tilt Commodore 64 Jul, 1987 14 out of 20 70
Nintendo Life Wii Nov 20, 2006 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60
8-bit Central Retro Gaming Atari 5200 2011 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpot Wii Nov 22, 2006 4.9 out of 10 49

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
About the PC-88/ Apple ports 1 Trypticon (10736)
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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