Super Mario Bros. 2. Nintendo R&D4 (1989) Nintendo

We all know that Super Mario Bros 2 was a reskin of Doki Doki Panic. If you want the *other* Super Mario Bros 2 (Lost levels) go here.

Anyway, it is about 20 years since I attempted to beat Super Mario Bros 2, and after recent ventures into the Mushroom Kingdom, I thought I’d venture once more, and play a game I think I hated when I was young. Continue reading

Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels. Nintendo R&D4 (1986) Nintendo

Super Mario Bros 2/The Lost Levels is the true sequel to Super Mario Bros but because us Westerners were treated like babies we got a different Mario 2.

It wasn’t until much later, when the Super Mario Allstars collection on the SNES was released that we finally got to experience this game. So with that in mind, I am playing the SNES version because it has save states, and unlimited continues!

Anyway, good, bad, or mediocre? Continue reading

Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins. Nintendo (1993) Gameboy

Super Mario Land 2 box art

I don’t like Super Mario Land 1, it wasn’t a bad game, it just didn’t capture the essence of Mario. The music was off, the physics shonkey, and it was stupidly short. I ordered SML1 and 2 at the same time, and after 1 I was kind of regretting my decision to buy 2.  Continue reading