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Super Mario Bros. 2
Box artwork for Super Mario Bros. 2.
Japanese title スーパーマリオブラザーズ2
Developer(s) Nintendo
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Distributor(s) Nintendo eShop
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Family Computer Disk System
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Game Boy Advance
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Genre(s) Platform
System(s) Famicom Disk System, Game Boy Advance, Wii VC, 3DS VC, Wii U VC
Mode(s) Single player
Preceded by Super Mario Bros.
Followed by Super Mario Bros. 2 (US edition)
Series Mario
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Super Mario Bros. 2 is a sequel to the original Super Mario Bros., and was released on June 3, 1986 for the Famicom Disk System. It was the number one selling Famicom game released in 1986, selling approximately 2,650,000 copies in its lifetime. The game is very similar to Super Mario Bros., both graphically and in terms of gameplay, and is generally considered the most difficult game in the NES leg of the series. Unlike its predecessor, it no longer has 2 player mode (you have to choose either Mario or Luigi). It contains one new enemy, backward warp zones, wind, and poisonous mushrooms.

Due to the game's difficulty, this game was not released in the United States until it was released for the SNES as part of Super Mario All-Stars, where it was referred to as "Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels". It was also included as a hidden game in Super Mario Bros. Deluxe for the Game Boy Color, where it could only be accessed by defeating Luigi's high score, and was referred to as Super Mario Bros. for Super Players. It has since then been re-released (only in Japan) on the Game Boy Advance and made available for download on the Nintendo 3DS and Wii Virtual Console.

Table of Contents

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3rd Generation (NES): Mario Bros. · Wrecking Crew · Kaettekita Mario Bros. ·
Super Mario Bros. · Super Mario Bros. 2 (Japan) (The Lost Levels) · Super Mario Bros. 2 · Super Mario Bros. 3

4th Generation (CD-i, MS-DOS, SNES): Super Mario World · Yoshi's Island · Super Mario All-Stars (+ Super Mario World)
 · Mario & Wario · Mario Is Missing! · Hotel Mario · Mario's Time Machine (NES)

5th Generation (N64): Super Mario 64

6th Generation (NGC): Luigi's Mansion · Super Mario Sunshine

7th Generation (Wii): Super Mario Galaxy · Super Mario Galaxy 2

8th Generation (Wii U): Super Mario 3D World · Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker · Super Mario Maker

Handheld titles
4th Gen. (GB): Super Mario Land · SML2: 6 Golden Coins
5th Gen. (GBC): Super Mario Bros. Deluxe
6th Gen. (GBA): Super Mario Advance · 2 · 3 · 4 · Mario Pinball Land
7th Gen. (DS): Super Mario 64 DS · Super Princess Peach
8th Gen. (3DS): Super Mario 3D Land · Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon

Sub-series: Dr. Mario · Mario Party · Mario RPG · New Super Mario Bros. · Wario · Yoshi
Mario sports: Mario Sports · Mario Golf · Mario Kart · Mario Tennis · Super Mario Strikers · Mario Baseball · Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games