The Birth of the Mario Games Franchise

Nintendo is a multinational electronic company based in Japan. It is known as a producer of video games and the creator of popular video games consoles available in the market. Having been in the industry for a while, Nintendo only reached its fame when it released the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1985. This new system improved the way people view the video games scene.

Everyone that time was talking about game boys and Super Mario Bros Nintendo games. It became so massive that 30 years later, new versions of the game are still entering the video games industry.

Mario Bros to Super Mario Bros

Mario games didn’t quite start as “super” at its first ever release. Mario Bros, an arcade game, was released back in 1983 before the all famous Super Mario Bros Nintendo games was released by Nintendo Entertainment System in 1985. Super Mario Bros original was designed by Gunpei Yokoi, one of the creators of game boy, and Shigeru Miyamoto. The setting of the game is in the Mushroom Kingdom where Mario is given a mission to save Princess Peach. The game also has another character, Luigi, Mario’s brother.

Super Mario Bros Gameplay

The goal of the game is to save Princess Peach from Bowser. From the previous location in Mario Bros which is the sewer system of New York City, Super Mario Bros Nintendo games changed location and named it the Mushroom Kingdom. The Mushroom Kingdom, also referred to as Mushroom land, has multiple kinds of theme worlds – there can be snow, grassland, and desert. All throughout the challenge, Mario will be able to collect coins and powers; he also has the capacity to jump on his enemies to proceed with the challenge. Mario must finish all eight worlds to complete the task and save Princess Peach.

Super Mario Bros’ Jackpot

Since its release, Super Mario Bros Nintendo games became part of the video game industry. Albeit the fact that it was criticized for its Nintendo Entertainment System bundle pack, it still hit the jackpot as it was recognized as the bestselling game of all time. It sold approximately 40.24 million units worldwide. It’s just recently that Wii Sport took over the title with 41.65 million sales. The franchise of this game grew bigger and bigger since Super Mario Bros is considered to be one of the popular games created by Nintendo. Coming from the arcade version to the Nintendo Entertainment System release, it is now available to be purchased and downloaded on Wii, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS.

Nintendo Changed the Way

The reviews for the Super Mario Bros Nintendo games brought the scene into a standing ovation. Not only did it popularize the sub-scrolling genre on video games, it also became part of history by just existing. Praises and recognition were conveyed by existing users because of the game’s precise controls, characters, and levels. With its success, the game was followed by many sequels and versions, bringing about the birth of the Mario franchise.

It is a good thing that Nintendo didn’t give up on Mario, because look where he is now. Mario, the Italian plumber, has not only taken over the Mushroom Kingdom. The game also took over the world as one of the greatest video games ever. The current industry runs because Super Mario Bros Nintendo games opened the eyes of many to discover new techniques and opportunities.