DescriptionMario and his brother Luigi are back for this second Super Mario Advance title: the first being a remake of Super Mario Bros. 2. The brothers, along with Princess Peach, are vacationing in Dinosaur Island. Then when they least expect it, Bowser once again kidnaps Peach and takes her to his castle. On the way to rescue her, the plumbers find Yoshi, who tells them that Bowser has also turned his friends into eggs. So the Mario brothers, with the help of Yoshi, must rescue the princess and Yoshi's pals.
Mario and Luigi can run and jump through each level. They can also collect power-ups to gain new skills. The Super Mushroom makes them grow and gain more defense. The Fire Flower lets the brothers throw fireballs to defeat enemies. The Starman makes them invincible. The plumbers can gain the ability of flight with the Cape Feather.
Yoshi can help Mario and Luigi if they find an egg. The green dinosaur can use his tongue to eat enemies or grab power-ups. He can walk across certain enemies with his shoes. Yoshi can eat differently colored Koopa shells to briefly gain more abilities. For instance, the blue shell gives him wings, red shells let him spit fireballs, and the yellow shell allows him to stomp the ground.
This update over the original Super Nintendo version adds characters' speech (as heard in Super Mario games since Super Mario 64). Up to four players can compete in a modernised version of the classic Mario Bros. game, included as an extra to the main game.
- "超级马力欧世界" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
- "スーパーマリオアドバンス２" -- Japanese spelling
Part of the Following Groups
|This classic gem remains just as good as it was in the early 90's. In fact it's even better than before!||Game Boy Advance||Rensch (203)|
|The SNES Classic revived on the GBA - with a few differences||Game Boy Advance||Ryu (50)|
|More then just a remake||Game Boy Advance||ThE oNe (178)|
|THE MOST OVERRATED GAME EVER!||Game Boy Advance||J W (101)|
The Press Says
|GamePro (US)||Game Boy Advance||Feb 20, 2002||5 out of 5||100|
|Retro Gamer||Game Boy Advance||Jan, 2006||95 out of 100||95|
|Game Informer Magazine||Game Boy Advance||Apr, 2002||9.5 out of 10||95|
|Game Informer Magazine||Game Boy Advance||Apr, 2002||9.25 out of 10||92|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Game Boy Advance||Mar 05, 2002||9 out of 10||90|
|TotalVideoGames (TVG)||Game Boy Advance||Apr 02, 2002||9 out of 10||90|
|Thunderbolt Games||Game Boy Advance||Feb 20, 2003||9 out of 10||90|
|Gamereactor (Sweden)||Game Boy Advance||May 28, 2003||9 out of 10||90|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Game Boy Advance||Apr 10, 2002||17 out of 20||85|
|GameSpy||Game Boy Advance||Feb 15, 2002||80|
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- Nintendo Super Mario World (Official game web site by Nintendo of America.)
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