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  • Summary: Super Mario Bros. 3 brings Nintendo's popular platformer series back to the familiar gameplay and story of the first installment, while adding plenty of new elements. The game also introduced one of the strangest power-ups in the entire series: Kuribo's Shoe.
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  1. Dec 6, 2014
    10
    Super Mario Bros 3 is a game that never gets old. I love absolute everything about this game, and this will always be my favourite NES gameSuper Mario Bros 3 is a game that never gets old. I love absolute everything about this game, and this will always be my favourite NES game without doubt. Expand
  2. Feb 28, 2014
    10
    A masterpiece and a perfect video game. I may prefer 2, but this game has a multiplayer(ish) which 2 could have done. The graphics are greatA masterpiece and a perfect video game. I may prefer 2, but this game has a multiplayer(ish) which 2 could have done. The graphics are great for NES and the gameplay is great. Expand
  3. Apr 3, 2015
    10
    This was a great game; a true classic that even has a TV Show cartoon. The gameplay is awesome. The graphics are good for the 80's and 90's.This was a great game; a true classic that even has a TV Show cartoon. The gameplay is awesome. The graphics are good for the 80's and 90's. The koopaling battles are fun. The controls are good. This game is my favourite NES game and is wourth 500 Wii points or $5 USD ON THE Nintendo è Shop and it is definitely wourth buying. I went to wourld 8 in LITERALLY 3 minutes on the 3DS. Expand
  4. Apr 1, 2015
    10
    Masterpiece. One of the greatest games of all time. It’s an absolutely must-have. If you have never played, buy it now and start playing asMasterpiece. One of the greatest games of all time. It’s an absolutely must-have. If you have never played, buy it now and start playing as there is no tomorrow!!! Expand
  5. Dec 30, 2012
    10
    Super Mario Bros 3 is the essential NES game, taking everything that made the original a classic. If Super Mario Bros. is the Godfather ofSuper Mario Bros 3 is the essential NES game, taking everything that made the original a classic. If Super Mario Bros. is the Godfather of gaming, this is the Godfather Part II. Expand
  6. Sep 13, 2011
    10
    Super Mario Bros 3 is often debated to be the BEST video game of the 8-bit generation! It's a timeless masterpiece, full of innovation,Super Mario Bros 3 is often debated to be the BEST video game of the 8-bit generation! It's a timeless masterpiece, full of innovation, surprises and will be fun forever. Mario 3 is one of the first games I will recommend to retro gamers and will forever be remember as one of the greatest video games ever made. Amen. Expand
  7. Jun 15, 2013
    6
    Although I appreciate SMB 3's place in gaming history, the Wii Shop port of this classic NES title is surprisingly poor. Come on NOA! SolidAlthough I appreciate SMB 3's place in gaming history, the Wii Shop port of this classic NES title is surprisingly poor. Come on NOA! Solid controls and for the most part good ol' 8-bit graphics... but there are glitches off to the right of the screen and there is a solid (and ugly) permanent line off to the left. These glitches were not present in the original. One of the best games of all time, until now. Expand

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