Today USA was finally introduced to the latest Super Mario Bros game. On such a day it makes one want to reflect on the seires, where it came from and look back over its great moments
The first game in the series and to this day it is still hailed as one of the greatest platformers of all time. The game concept was, save a princess from a giant angry fire breathing hammer tossing turtle by going through the worlds, each world has 4 levels, The first stage is usually the above ground normally a flat landscape. The second stage then usually is underground or underwater, the third stage is a dash for the castle and in the 4th stage you face off against bowser or one of his incarnations. You have a fire ball and invicibility stars to work wi…
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For one thing, it was made by Hudson Soft of Bonk and Adventure Island Fame at the permission of Nintendo. The game originally was developed for NEC PC-8001. It was later ported to the Sharp X1 in 1986. The game was also hacked into NES format.
The original games had 2 major changes aside from levels. These were a flick screen, this cause game play to change with koopas now bouncing back from the side of the screen even if there wasn't a wall and also has a limited color palate and faster speed causing the timer to drain alot faster. There also is the hudson soft bee in the first level which enables continues.Read more >