Mario Bros. series

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Mario Bros. series
DeveloperShigeru Miyamoto
PublisherNintendo
SystemsAs noted below
Released1983-1996
Added to
museum
As noted below

The Mario Bros. series is a series of platforming video games by Nintendo.

It is a spin-off of the Donkey Kong series. It was further spun off into the Super Mario series, the Luigi series, the Luigi's Mansion series, the Mario RPG series, the Mario Kart series, the Mario Party series, the Mario sports series, and the Super Smash Bros. series.

Fictional character biographies

Luigi joins his twin brother Mario in most games in this series. In the Mario Bros. Game & Watch, the brothers are factory workers, preparing packages of bottles to load on a delivery truck. In the other games in the series, they are plumbers in New York City. They venture into the sewers beneath the city to defeat all of the creatures that come out of the sewer pipes.

Video games in the Mario Bros. series

Title Developer System Release Added to museum Notes
Mario Bros. Nintendo R&D 1 Game & Watch 1983 3DS: December 4, 2017 Remade for GBC as part of Game & Watch Gallery 3 in 1999.
Remade for GBA as part of Game & Watch Gallery 4 in 2002.
Game & Watch Gallery 3 was released for Virtual Console on 3DS in 2014.
Game & Watch Gallery 4 was released on Virtual Console on Wii U in 2016.
Mario Bros. Nintendo R&D 1 Arcade
NES
Atari 2600
Atari 5200
Apple II
Commodore 64
Amstrad CPC
ZX Spectrum
Atari 7800
Atari 8-bit
Nintendo e-Reader
Game Boy Advance
Wii
Nintendo 3DS
Wii U
Famicom Mini
NES Classic Edition
Nintendo Switch
1983
1983
1983
1983
1984
1986
1987
1987
1988
1999
2002
2004
2006
2013
2013
2016
2016
2017
GameCube: January 20, 2003
NES CE: June 22, 2017
FC Mini: August 10, 2017
Switch: September 27, 2017
Remade in 2001 as part of Super Mario Advance.
Included in Animal Crossing for GameCube in 2001.
The NES version is emulated on GBA, e-Reader, Wii, 3DS, Wii U, NES CE, and Famicom Mini.
The arcade version is emulated on Switch, and was developed by Hamster.
Mario Bros. Special Hudson Soft PC-6001
PC-6601
PC-88
PC-98
FM-7
Sharp X1
Sharp MZ
Hitachi S1
1984 Not yet
Punch Ball Mario Bros. Hudson Soft PC-6000
PC-66
PC-88
FM-7
Sharp X1
Sharp MZ
1984 Not yet
Mario Clash Nintendo R&D 1 Virtual Boy 1996 Not yet