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Super Mario Bros. 2

MobyRank MobyScore
Wii U
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3.8
Nintendo 3DS
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4.5
Game Boy Advance
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4.1

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Platform Votes Score
Game Boy Advance 7 4.1
NES 24 3.8
Nintendo 3DS 2 4.5
Wii 10 3.8
Wii U 2 3.8
Combined MobyScore 45 3.9


The Press Says

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100
NESNES Archives
This game really is a must-have if you are a fan of Mario games. It is visually almost identical but a lot more challenging than Super Mario Bros. so you will find yourself playing it for awhile before you finally beat it.
95
NES1UP!
En prenant encore plus de recul cependant, en le contemplant des vingt-cinq ans qui se sont écoulés depuis sa sortie, on se dit que le jeu n'a pas si mal vieilli. Il est ingénieux dans sa perfidie et réussit à surprendre les habitués comme les néophytes. Plus on s'investit, plus le gameplay éblouit et la difficulté tend à s'équilibrer, ce à quoi Super Mario All-Stars ne se prêtait pas forcément très bien (trop de jeux sur une même cartouche). Ce qui ressort le mieux peut-être est la capacité phénoménale de Nintendo à se réinventer malgré les restrictions qu'ils s'imposent eux-mêmes et qu'on leur impose. C'est presque une allégorie de leur philosophie commerciale.
92
NESNintendo Land
The japanese Smb2 is almost identical to SMB1 and nintendo didn´t thought that it was good enough for the western market. In later it came to to USA and Europe in the "Mario-game package" Super Mario Allstars (SNES) and was then titled SMB The Lost Levels. The Japanese SMB2 can be described as "a new much harder SMB1". SMB2 the lost levels is also the only Mario game (except from european SMB2) where the choice of Mario or Luigi really matters more than for looks. Here Luigi can jump higher than his fat brother, Mario on the other hand is much more flexible than Luigi. A game for SMB1 freaks that want more!
85
WiiJeuxvideo.com
Cette version hardcore de Super Mario Bros. saura séduire les joueurs amateurs de sensations fortes ainsi que les curieux désirant découvrir cet épisode qui n'avait pas eu la chance de sortir sur notre territoire à l'époque. Il s'agit là d'un excellent complément à son aîné sorti un an plus tôt, qui n'était pourtant pas réputé pour son extrême facilité. Super Mario Bros. : The Lost Levels rebutera cependant le joueur lambda par sa trop grande difficulté et sera de ce fait réservé à un public d'initiés !
85
NESJeuxvideo.com
Cette version hardcore de Super Mario Bros. saura séduire les joueurs amateurs de sensations fortes ainsi que les curieux désirant découvrir cet épisode qui n'avait pas eu la chance de sortir sur notre territoire à l'époque. Il s'agit là d'un excellent complément à son aîné sorti un an plus tôt, qui n'était pourtant pas réputé pour son extrême facilité. Super Mario Bros. : The Lost Levels rebutera cependant le joueur lambda par sa trop grande difficulté et sera de ce fait réservé à un public d'initiés !
80
NESNintendo Life
Those who hated The Lost Levels on its inclusion in Super Mario All-Stars, due either to its difficulty or lack of originality, may find that they have a new-found appreciation for this underrated gem. It's not without flaws, but when played in tandem with the Wii U's save state functionality in short doses to alleviate frustration, there's a lot to enjoy here. Some of the level design and intentional placement of obstacles and enemies is almost frighteningly devious, a sense of playful teasing that is perhaps sorely lacking from present-day Nintendo's 'games for everybody' line-up. Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels will constantly taunt the player with its level of challenge and meticulously sinister design, but those who enjoy triumph through adversity and can handle a little frustration will enjoy every second of it.
80
Nintendo 3DSGamezGeneration
Wer forderndes Retro-Gaming mag und den eigentlichen zweiten Teil der Super-Mario-Bros-Reihe noch nicht kennt, der sollte sich The Lost Levels für knapp fünf Euro auf jeden Fall einmal anschauen. Wer das Spiel bereits kennt, der kann bei dieser Gelegenheit testen, ob die alten Jump’n'Run-Reflexe auch heute noch schnell genug sind.
80
WiiEurogamer.net (UK)
For the Mario purist, this version is vastly preferable to the SNES do-over and it's technically a much better game than the western Mario 2. Retro collectors will appreciate having such a historically important game in its original form, but for casual players I'm not entirely sure it's worth the extra points for a game that can often feel more like a remix than a true sequel.
80
Nintendo 3DSNintendo Life
Anyone who feels that Mario's 2D adventures have softened over the years owes it to themselves to experience Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels. With a difficulty curve that'll have you pulling your hair out by the second world, game-loving masochists are in for a genuine treat. Be warned, however: the challenge here is unquestionably excessive, and it's not an experience for everybody. Those willing to invest the time — and who aren't afraid of shouting a few cursewords — will find a clever and creative palette of charming frustrations here to greet them. And, frankly, we think it's worth a little grey hair.
80
WiiNintendo Life
But is it worth shelling out the money again for what is essentially version 2 of Super Mario Bros.? If you're a fan, yes. The completely different levels, slightly changed visuals and Luigi mode make the game feel like a little more than "just an update". If you're not a big Mario fan, though, I would suggest sticking with the original (Unless you like extremely hard games).
80
WiiGaming Target
While it's not the first time Super Mario Bros. 2 has been brought to an American audience, it is the first time we've been able to experience the game with all of the original graphics and the super hard difficulty intact. Howard Lincoln may have been right to an extent, but any Mario fan will be thrilled to finally get their hands on this game and at 600 Wii Points, it's a steal (even if that is a slight premium over standard NES games). Now all we have to do is convince Reggie Fils-Aime that Mother 3 (Earthbound 2) for the GBA deserves an American release. I just hope it doesn't take 21 years.
80
Game Boy AdvanceUOL Jogos
Super Mario Advance está longe de ser o mais impressionante título do lançamento do portátil - é só experimentar Rayman Advance e Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 para ver isso - mas é o primeiro passo da Nintendo para relançar seus grandes sucessos no pequeno notável, provando mais uma vez que nem só de tecnologia se faz um jogo.
70
Nintendo 3DSMag'64
„Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels“ ist verdammt schwer, bietet reinrassige 8-Bit-Optik und einen ebenso 1980er-Jahre-typischen Sound. Nicht verwunderlich, dass der Titel bei Retrofans, die diesen Klassiker auch mobil spielen möchten, ganz oben auf der Wunschliste stehen dürfte. Einmal mehr beweist ein betagtes – aber deshalb noch lange nicht schlechtes – Virtual-Console-Spiel, wie sehr Videospiele im Laufe der Zeit durch Features zugunsten der Bequemlichkeit vereinfacht wurden. Wer sich also auf eine (Zeit-)Reise zu den wirklich tief liegenden Wurzeln des Genres des 2D-Jump’n’Runs begeben möchte, trifft mit diesem Titel eine exzellente Wahl. Und wer weiß: Vielleicht schafft es „Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels“ ja auch, einige Spieler anzufixen, die solche Titel bisher nur vom Hörensagen oder „Best Of“-Listen kennen.
65
WiiGameSpot
Purists will be happy to discover that the Virtual Console rendition of Super Mario Bros. 2 is identical to the original Famicom Disk System version. It features the original 8-bit graphics and audio, instead of the snazzier 16-bit upgrades found in Super Mario All-Stars for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. This version also includes the original title screen, and does away with the added checkpoints and 1-Ups that Nintendo made more plentiful in the versions included with Super Mario All-Stars and Super Mario Bros. Deluxe. Checkpoints and 1-Ups are sparse, and when you continue, you do so from the beginning of the world, as opposed to the level you last died in. At 600 Wii points, the original, unedited rendition of Super Mario Bros. 2 is a decent buy, provided that you're the sort of masochist who wants to play Super Mario Bros. with the difficulty cranked to the breaking point.
40
Wii UWiiDSFrance
Super Mario Bros. 2 n'est pas à mettre entre toutes les mains. D'une difficulté ahurissante et dénué de fun, cet accident de parcours est à la fois effrayant du côté jeu et fascinant pour sa valeur historique. On ne peut que vous conseiller cette aventure si jamais vous allez en convention et voulez faire un cosplay du Joueur du Grenier ou de l'Angry Video Game Nerd. Au moins, vous serez dans le même état d'esprit que ces personnages...