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Super Mario Bros turns 25 years old

Tuesday, September 14, 2010 12:15 No Comments

On September 13, 1985, a little game called Super Mario Bros was released for the original Famicom system in Japan. 25 years later, few games have ever become as iconic. Today’s milestone anniversary really puts everything into perspective. Super Mario Bros was not the entrance of the classic Italian plumber. He was introduced a couple years earlier in the Donkey Kong arcade game as “Jumpman.” He then joined his brother Luigi in the simplistic arcade title Mario Bros. But it was Super Mario Bros on Nintendo’s first home console that really revolutionized the industry. It is credited as defining the modern platformer and has been re-released on virtually every si

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