Super Mario All-Stars (SNES)

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Description

Super Mario All-Stars is a collection of previously released Super Mario NES platform games. Each title is presented with its original gameplay and level design, but has been given a makeover in the graphics and sound department. A save option has been added allowing players to store the session data.

Included in Super Mario All-Stars are the following games:
  • Super Mario Bros.: Mario and Luigi must rescue the Princess and the Mushroom Retainers from the evil King Bowser.

  • Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels: known as Super Mario Bros. 2 in Japan, this game features the same style of gameplay as the original Super Mario Bros. The game contains poison mushrooms, which will shrink or kill Mario, and new and old enemies, such as Flying Bloopers.

  • Super Mario Bros. 2: also known as Super Mario USA in Japan, Mario and friends discover a mysterious land, called Subcon, that is being destroyed by Wart and his minions. They must rescue this strange land from the tyrant.

  • Super Mario Bros. 3: Bowser, with the help of his Koopalings, takes over the Mushroom Kingdom's 7 lands and turns their kings into creatures. It's now up to Mario and Luigi to save the Mushroom Kingdom

Screenshots

Super Mario All-Stars SNES Weirdo landscape. As this game wasn't intended to be a Mario game, it's excusable.
Super Mario All-Stars SNES ... and Lost Levels, which was never released in Europe before.
Super Mario All-Stars SNES A revamped bonus room...
Super Mario All-Stars SNES In World 4 of Super Mario Bros. 3, you'll see that in some stages, the objects and enemies are bigger than normal! Very cool...

Alternate Titles

  • "Super Mario Collection" -- Japanese title
  • "スーパーマリオコレクション" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Super Mario All-Stars Review Blake Smith (6) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars
The ultimate Mario collection...so far! STU2 (72) 4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars4.8 Stars
Four awesome Mario games, what more could you want? Joesonic5678 (4) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
4 Games in one! Aieeee!!! darthsith19 (64) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Nov, 1993 5 out of 5 100
Total! (Germany) Aug, 1993 1 out of 6 100
Nintendo Magasinet (Denmark) 1994 10 out of 10 100
The Video Game Critic Nov 21, 1999 A 100
Games Master Sep, 1993 97 out of 100 97
Nintendo Magazine System UK 1993 95 out of 100 95
Video Games Oct, 1993 94 out of 100 94
Mega Fun Sep, 1993 91 out of 100 91
Megablast 1993 88 out of 100 88
Edge Oct, 1993 8 out of 10 80

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Trivia

The Super Mario 2 game wasn't intended to be a Mario game at all. It originates from the Japanese game "Doki Doki Panic", which was reworked by Nintendo (they changed some sprites and screens) and released in USA as "Super Mario Bros. 2". In Japan, there is another SMB2 - which is called "Super Mario Bros. - Lost Levels" in this cartridge, which is a REALLY hard version of SMB1.
phlux (4142) added Super Mario All-Stars (SNES) on Jun 06, 2002