Nintendo 3DS

Original Mario Bros. Headed To 3DS Virtual Console In Japan


    The original Mario Bros. (sans the “Super”) is being released for Japan’s Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console next week. The game will be available on May 8th for 500 yen.


    Unlike later Mario games, Mario Bros. doesn’t take place in the Mushroom Kingdom. Mario and Luigi are plumbers investigating the sewers of New York, and the goal is to defeat all the enemies in every stage, each one consisting of a single screen with four pipes and a series of blocks.


    Ishaan Sahdev
    Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.

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