Rate the three NES Mario games based on difficulty
Ok, now try it with Mario and no warps.
So if Nintendo changed the name of the Wii - U, would they be pulling a U-Wii?
- TC clearly suggests the question is about 1, 2, 3, and not Lost Levels in the OP
- People include Lost Levels anyway
- Someone points this out
- Kneejerk defensive mechanism results in harebrained excuse
The order, easiest to hardest, is SMB3 - SMB2 - SMB1.
However, IMHO, SMB1 was about 3x harder when playing it with arcade controls.
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SMB1 > Doki Doki Panic (The Mario version, obviously) > SMB3 > SMB2
Something like that. Although the only one I'm sure about is SMB2.
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I still find it hilarious that people try to discredit Super Mario 2 as a true Mario game, just because it may have been another game in another country.
hey people, wake up. it is called Super Mario Bros 2 here, Super Mario Bros USA in Japan, it is included in all Mario game collections, got a remake also released in Japan for GBA. it is still sold as a Mario game. Elements from that game appear in dozens and dozens other games. Shyguys and Birdo are now a staple in the Mario universe. Especially Shyguy who is the Koopa Troopa of the Yoshi games. Peach's hover ability was introduced in that game and is always present when she is playable in a jump'n'run game. And Bob Ombs are one of Mario's most known items/enemies.
Saying Super Mario Bros 2 is not a true Mario Game is extremely stupid. Especially since elements of other Mario games get the axe as well and never appear again. Bowser throwing Hammers? hammer Bros Suit? Half the enemies of Wario World? Turnip pulling? Anything other than Flagpoles? Fludd?
And saying "back then Super Mario Bros 2 never felt as a true Super Mario Bros game" is the most ridiculous thing anyway. What was there before Mario Bros 2? Super Mario Bros, Donkey Kong, Mario Bros (arcade), Wrecking Crew, Donkey Kong Jr. None of those games played like each other. Killing enemies by jumping on them only worked in Super Mario Bros 1. Doing that in Wrecking Crew, Mario Bros (arcade) and Donkey Kong killed YOU. Especially since every Mario game released did play differently. Escept Mario Galaxy 1 and 2, as well as New Super Mario Bros 1 till 15.
So stop saying Super Mario Bros 2 is not a Mario game.
Nintendo of Japan acknowledges the game as a true Mario game.
I'd give it SMB3 - SMB1 - SMB2
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All of them were so easy that I only took me a year to beat each game :p
Mario 3>SMB>Lost Levels
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