Super Mario Advance Game Boy Advance
User Score
7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 34 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 30 out of 34
  2. Negative: 3 out of 34

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  1. Jul 6, 2014
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    Game: Super Mario Advance
    Genre: Adventure/Platformer
    Developer: Nintendo System: Gameboy Advance (GBA) Total Score: 76/100 Value Score: 7.6/10 • Story: 5/10 • Characters: 9/10 • GamePlay: 8/10 • Graphics: 8/10 • Sound: 8/10 • Music: 8/10 • Length: 6/10 • Replay Value: 5/10 • Player Value: 9/10 Pros +Visual animations have been changed and improved along with
    Game: Super Mario Advance
    Genre: Adventure/Platformer
    Developer: Nintendo
    System: Gameboy Advance (GBA)
    Total Score: 76/100
    Value Score: 7.6/10

    • Story: 5/10
    • Characters: 9/10
    • GamePlay: 8/10
    • Graphics: 8/10
    • Sound: 8/10
    • Music: 8/10
    • Length: 6/10
    • Replay Value: 5/10
    • Player Value: 9/10

    Pros
    +Visual animations have been changed and improved along with some enemy sprites
    +Voices have been added to characters including bosses and mini bosses
    +Includes Mario Bros. as a secondary game

    Cons
    -All the weirdness of the original SMB2 is still intact along with the inclusion of awkward voices of the birdos.
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  2. Nov 9, 2011
    9
    Enhanced versions of Super Mario Bros. 2 and Mario Bros. are what is on this game. They both are very fun to play, especially Super Mario Bros. 2, which captures the same fun that the original has.
  3. Jun 14, 2011
    8
    Weirdest Mario ever! Thank goodness they returned to the original formula for 3 (and every 2D Mario since.) That being said, the strangeness of this one is it's charm, and I can't believe that there are so many characters here that havn't been seen since.
  4. Jun 14, 2011
    0
    Weirdest Mario ever! Thank goodness they returned to the original formula for 3 (and every 2D Mario since.) That being said, the strangeness of this one is it's charm, and I can't believe that there are so many characters here that havn't been seen since.
Metascore
84

Generally favorable reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19
  1. Odd naming system. [Feb 2003, p.97]
  2. Not only will expose a whole new generation to one of the classics, it will challenge those who remember it the first time around.
  3. You may argue that Mario Advance is old fashioned, but it’s a testament to the strength of the gameplay that it still pulls you in and keeps you fixed to your Game Boy.