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|Super Mario Advance 4 - Super Mario Bros. 3 Review by: marcus047
Super Mario Bro's 3 Super Mario Advanced 4
Game Background- This Mario Game is a classic remake of Super Mario Bro's 3 that came out for the Nes gaming system.The game was developed and published by Nintendo.This game has two games in one, Super Mario Bro's 3 and Super Mario Advanced 4. In Super Mario Bro's 3 Bowser's children(Koopa's) are going all around the Mushroom Kingdom and stealing royal magic wands and turning Mushroom Kingdom royalty in to creatures and it has gotten so bad Toad has been forced to ask Princess Peach to call upon Mario and Luigi for help.Mario and Luigi must set out on another epic quest (either playing as either Mario or you can alternate between Him and Luigi) and chase down a flying ship were the thieving Koopa's have taken the wands and are bent on destroying all of the Mushroom Kingdom.In Super Mario Advanced 4,the game is the original classic game of Mario like you would see in a arcade off a Arcade machine, so if you love the classic arcade game or an older Mario fan and you have played the classic in an arcade you will enjoy this newer up to date version with updated graphics and colorization!
Graphics- Super Mario Bro's 3's graphics(facial wise)on Mario and Luigi are incredibly more detailed and by far the best in the franchise for the Game Boy Advanced system. The level/stage layout is far better and goes into more extensive detail and design background in game wise and quite frankly the best I've seen it out of all Mario installments for the Game Boy Advanced system.So for Super Mario Bro's 3 graphics I gave the game a 10 out of 10. Super Mario Advanced 4's graphics are updated and re- colorized to the Game Boy Advanced standards as well as layout and stage graphic designs so for Super Mario Advanced 4 I gave the graphics a 10 out of 10.
Sound- The sound for Super Mario Bro's 3 is what you would expect from any other Mario game. The soundtrack changes every now and again between stages/levels, but the acoustics and pitch are fine with Mario and Luigi's voices and Koopa cries as well as the soundtracks , with no abnormalities.So for Super Mario Bro's 3's sound I gave the game a 10 out of 10. Super Mario Advanced 4's sound has the classic soundtrack for the original arcade Mario and has just been re mastered and edited to sound a lot more clear (pitch and acoustic wise). So for Super Mario Advanced 4 I gave the sound a 10 out of 10, for keeping it true to its original soundtrack and just updated its quality and making it more clear to understand.
Addictiveness-For Super Mario Bro's 3 I was very in tuned with the game, it held my attention as well as interest because of its diversity from other Mario games from the franchise. The game has a whole new style map as well as new power items which only added on to the overall appeal of the game. This game had me up well over midnight playing and enjoy all of its stages.But the game does get tired some rather quickly because your basically playing over the same level layout just with minor changes minion/enemy wise. So for Super Mario Bro's 3 I gave its addictiveness a 8 out of 10.For Super Mario Advanced 4, I wasn't really as excited to pay though and beat that game, nor was I really addicted to it because its an endless cycle of classic Mario levels/stages, which basically got boring very quickly for me around the 27 stage.So for addictiveness for Super Mario Advanced 4 I gave the game a 6 out of 10, because I guess you would be addicted to it if you like the original Mario stages/levels.
Story-The story for Super Mario Bro's 3 is quite interesting because its not what you would expect from a typical Mario game.Instead of the usual story of Mario, Bowser has kidnapped Princess Peach this time the Mushrooms Kingdoms royalty is being targeted by Bowsers children the Koopa's. The Koopa's are taking Mushroom Kingdoms royalty magic wands and are planning a(n) full scale attack with the wands from a flying air ship and its up to Mario and Luigi to stop them! So for Super Mario Bro's 3 I gave the story a 10 out of 10. The story for Super Mario Advanced 4 went like your Mario and you are stuck in the piping system underground the Mushroom Kingdom and are being attacked and pursued by Koopa minions and you basically fighting for survival.The Story for Super Mario Advanced isn't clear nor well explained and the story I provided was what I concluded from playing the game. So for Super Mario Advanced 4 I gave the story a 1 out of 10.
Depth-Super Mario Bro's 3 is a very long and open world game with plentiful levels/stages to conquer,especial if your on of those gamers who enjoy beating every aspect of a game.It has various paths to reach the ship on each world/stage which will have you playing the game for hour without end especial(once again) if your one of those gamers who love to beat every aspect of a game so enjoy!So for Super Mario Bro's 3 I gave its depth a 10 out of 10. Super Mario Advanced 4 is also a very long game, because it is a never ending cycle of classic Mario stages/levels that will not end until you die. So for Super Mario Advanced 4 I gave it's depth a 10 out of 10.
Difficulty-Well (sigh) the difficulty for Super Mario Bro's 3 is very low, because you can hold up to 3 items in storage for later use, and the Koopa's and stage/level difficulty doesn't really increase as the game gets closer and closer to the end.So for Super Mario Bro's 3 difficulty I gave the game a 7 out of 10.For Super Mario Advanced 4 I gave its difficulty a 10 out of 10,because the game get's harder and harder as it progresses as well as the Koopa minions and the layouts of the stages/levels.
Overall-Overall I gave Super Mario Bro's 3 a 9.4 out of 10 because of its individuality in level/stage design,depth and story which Nintendo keep it the same as its classic original.Overall for Super Mario Advanced I give it a 9 out of 10, because it lacks a story, but it makes up for that in depth, and difficulty, and Nintendo also keep it like its classic for the arcade machine, only making minor changes to its graphics and design.
Graphics 10 Sound 10 Addictive 8 Depth 10 Story 10 Difficulty 7
Super Mario Advance 4 - Super Mario Bros. 3 Box Description: A combination of exciting platforming action, wild power-ups, and charming Mario style has made Super Mario Bros. 3 a classic. With Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3, you have your chance to partake in the special adventure anywhere you go on your Game Boy Advance. Your mission is to rescue the Mushroom Kingdom monarchs who have been transformed into animals by Bowser and his mischievous offspring, and in the process save the princess kidnapped by Bowser. Traverse eight huge worlds and encounter fun minigames and frantic boss battles as you explore the first Mario game to use an overworld map.
Super Mario Advance 4 - Super Mario Bros. 3 Description: Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros 3, released in Japan as Super Mario Advance 4, is a platform video game that was developed and published by Nintendo for the Game Boy Advance handheld game console. It was first released in Japan, and then later released in Europe, North America, and Australia. It is an enhanced version of the Nintendo Entertainment System video game Super Mario Bros. 3
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Many Tanooki Suits
In World 5 (Cloud World), the first available mushroom house has a Tanooki Suit. Get it and beat levels until you get to the cloud part of the world by beating the spiral tower. The game offers to save your game. Save it, then get game over. When you continue, you keep the Tanooki Suit you got at the mushroom house, and the mushroom house has returned! All of the other levels remain defeated as well, though the spiral tower remains standing, so you cna beat it and save your game, get game over, and get another Tanooki Suit each time! The suits make good replacements for leaves, mushrooms, and useless items (like music boxes) in your item list.
Glitch only works for World 5 due to the ability to beat the spiral tower as many times as you want and save after each time.
For every 1,000,000 points you earn, a star will appear above the title Super Mario Bros. 3 (where you select between Super Mario Bros. 3 or Mario Bros.) You can earn up to five stars.
Earn Point Stars (Mario Brothers)
For each 150,000 points you get in Mario Brothers, a star will appear at the top of Mario Brothers at the game selection screen (where you pick between Super Mario Brothers 3 and Mario Brothers). You can get up to 5 stars maximum.
Replay all levels, fortresses, and castles.
To replay any level, fortress, and castle, beat every level in the game. Not just Bowser, every single level.
Replay fortresses and castle Beat all the levels in
every world. Includes the fortresses and castles.
Replay levels Beat all the levels in a world you want to replay. Includes the fortresses and castle.
Spade House Game
If you manage to ''beat'' a spade house (by correctly matching the pieces into any of the 3 forms), you can unlock additional houses!
In addition, you can create different combos that can get you even more lives!
Heart house: Star is replaced with a racoon leaf, and matching it rewards you with 7 lives
Club House: Star/Leaf is replaces with the number ''3'', matching this awards you 9 lives
Diamond House: All items are replaced with stars..a Guarenteed win!
Once you have passed a diamond house, the cycle repeats itself.
Club House Make any matching combination in any Heart House All existing Heart Houses then become Club Houses
Diamond House Make any matching combination in any Club House. Existing Diamond Houses return to Spade houses and the cycle repeats.
Heart House Make any matching combination in any Spade house. All existing Spade Houses then become Heart Houses.
Unlock World Selection Screen
Beat the game clearing every single level (90 in total). Once Bowser is defeated, save and you will be brought to a World Selection screen where you can jump to any of the 8 worlds. All locked doors will have been unlocked and you can freely visit any stage/bonus stage/castle/etc.
Blue Mushroom Shop (Anchor & P wing)
Beat the Game, then go to world 1 level 3 and hit the big old super mario 1 coin and get the coins needed.
Go to a shop and use it over again
Clear every level, including Hammer bros. levels.
Unlockables In World-e
Blue Mushroom House Get 30 Advance (Ace,A) Coins
Orange Mushroom House Get 50 Advance (Ace,A) Coins
Red Mushroom House Get 80 Advance (Ace,A) Coins
White Mushroom Houses
After you beat the whole game, special coins at the beginning of the secret levels:
Levels and required coins:
1-4, 2-2, 3-8, 4-2, 5-5, 6-7, 7-2
Each will have a number on the bottom of the screen telling you how many coins in that level you need to get a white mushroom popup on the map. Once you achieve that many coins, the white mushroom house icon will show up.
Worlds 1, 3, 5, 7 You get the P-Wings
Worlds 2, 4, 6 You get Anchors
In most levels, there are multi-colored blocks held up by screws. With the white ones, you can drop behind the scenes to escape enemies or find secret exits by holding down on the d-pad for 5 seconds. In World 1-3 towards the end of the level, drop behind from on top the white block and run behind the black curtain. You will uncover a hidden mushroom house which contains a warp whistle.
Special World Endings
Defeat the Koopaling at the end of an Airship (Worlds 1-7) while wearing either the Frog, Tanooki, or Hammer Bros. suit and receive a special message from the King.
Get the Magic Whistles
Whistle 1- On Level 1-3 when you get to the end of the course you will find a white block. Hold down while on top of the white block until you go behind the scenery. From here run to the end of the course and you will be transported to a room with a magic whistle.
Whistle 2- On the World 1 Fortess, when you come across the first Dry-Bones, there will be a [?] block. Hit this to get a leaf. As Racoon Mario, knock out the dry bones and fly up the ledge until you start walking along the top of it. Continue going right whilst on top of the ledge until you stop moving. Press up to be transported to a room with a Whistle.
Whistle 3- On World 2 after you have collected the Hammer from the Hammer Brothers go to the top right corner of the world map. Use the Hammer to break a rock leading to a secret passge. In here there is a Firs Brothers, beat them to get the Whistle.
Get Unlimited Lives in World 3-4
Attract Lakitu to the pit underneath the Venus Fire Trap. Next, launch a Koopa shell between the two wooden blocks. Now, as Lakitu launches Spiny Eggs, the Koopa shell will instantly destroy them. Accumulate enough points, and soon you will receive infinite lives. (NOTE: The max amount of lives you can get is 999.)
Infinite Lives in World 2 Fortress
You need to be Raccoon Mario to do this. When you enter the World 2 Fortress, don't attack the first Dry Bones (the skeletal turtle) you see. Instead, lure it over to the other two Dry Bones a few screens ahead. Now, jump on the first one, and use the raccoon tail to flutter onto the next one, and then the final one. By then, the first one should be back on its feet. Keep repeating the process for infinite lives.
N-Spade Memory Game
The N-Spade Memory Game will appear on the world map every 80,000 points you score.
There are a select amount of layouts that the game will select from.
Use the following procedure to turn the Wandering Hammer Bros. into a Treasure Ship. Note that this only works on Worlds 1, 3, 5, and 6.
Get an amount of coins that is a mutiple of 11
Make the number in the tens place of your score the same as the number your using for the mutiple of 11
At the end of the stage before you reach the Wandering Hammer Bros., stop the timer on an even number.
Here's an example:
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