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Super Mario Bros. 2 Super Mario Bros. 2 - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Super Mario Bros. 2 - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Mario and the gang have entered Sub-Con where they must fight against Shy Guys and other enemies while they progress towards meeting Wart, the evil lizard.

Super Mario Bros. 2 was produced by Nintendo in 1988.

Nintendo released 107 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1970. Nintendo was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Nintendo during the time period Super Mario Bros. 2 was produced include: Vs. Castlevania, R-Type, Vs. Gumshoe, Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!, Metroid, Double Dragon PlayChoice, Vs. Freedom Force, Super Mario Bros. 3, Vs. Platoon, and Pinbot


Name Super Mario Bros. 2
Developer Nintendo (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9914
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class Nintendo PlayChoice
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 1
Game Play Single
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Jump|Run
Sound Unamplified Mono (requires one-channel amp)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

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  • Blackman 2 - Makes Mario look darker.
  • Carnage 2 - Changes the characters to make them look more like the Marvel comic book enemy.
  • Dinobot Bros. - Changes the graphics to make them look more like the Transformers.
  • Subcon 2000 - Changes the graphics and characters to make them look more like robots.
  • Super Pikachu Bros. 2 - Changes the graphics to make them look more like "Pokemon".
  • Tie Fighter 2 - Changes the characters to make them look more like those from "Star Wars".

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The original version of Super Mario Bros. 2 looked and played just like the original Super Mario Bros., but because "the powers that be" felt the game would be too hard to play for the North American audience, Nintendo instead used the game code from a Japanese Famicom Disk game called Doki Doki Panic as the basis of their new game. This is why there is such a difference between the first and the successive games in the series.

In the Super Nintendo console game called "Super Mario Allstars," the original Super Mario Bros. 2 version is included as well as the Japanese "The Lost Levels," which was the real sequel to SMB. The cartridge may be hard to find, but this great game can be still be played using an emulator.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Super Mario Bros. 2 Census

There are 14,896 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,528 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,131 machines (6,927 unique titles).

Common - There are 36 known instances of this machine owned by Super Mario Bros. 2 collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). 35 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for Super Mario Bros. 2.

This game ranks a 12 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 2 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


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