Gamespot’s 35 Facts About Mario Only Hardcore Fans Will Know

Here are a few of my favourites:

Super Mario Bros. 3 was just a play.
The western version of Super Mario Bros. 2 is actually a re-skin of a game called Doki Doki Panic.
Hudson Soft made a terrible and officially licensed Super Mario Bros. game for computers called “Super Mario Bros. Special.”

And here’s one Gamespot didn’t . . . spot, ahem, get:

The Clouds and Bushes in Super Mario Bros. use exactly the same sprite but with a palette swap.

You can check out the full article here.


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