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Super Mario Bros. 3 Super Mario Bros. 3 - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Super Mario Bros. 3 - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Mario and Luigi once again travel through eight worlds including one where the Goombas and Koopas are bigger than normal.

Super Mario Bros. 3 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. 3 was produced include: Vs. Castlevania, R-Type, Vs. Gumshoe, Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!, Metroid, Double Dragon PlayChoice, Vs. Freedom Force, Super Mario Bros. 2, Vs. Platoon, and Pinbot


Name Super Mario Bros. 3
Developer Nintendo (Japan)
Year 1988
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9915
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class Nintendo PlayChoice
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 4-way (up, down, left, right)
  • Buttons: 2 - Fireball/Run/Tail Attack|Jump/Fly
Sound Unamplified Mono (requires one-channel amp)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Super Mario Bros. 3 KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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ULLIICarnage 3I Changes Mario into Carnage.LIIPeach And Daisy The Ultimate QuestI Lets you play as Peach. It also edits the levels.LIIStrange Mario Bros. 3I Edits the levels and makes the colors look weird.LIISuper Abe Lincoln Bros.I Lets you play as Abe Lincoln.LIISuper Mario Bros. 3 ChallengeI Makes the levels tougher.LIISuper Mario Bros. 3 ExpertI Makes the levels tougher.LIISuper Mario Bros. 3 Bowsers RevengeI Edits the levels.LIISuper Mario Bros. 3 The 2nd AdventureI Edits the levels.LIISuper Pikachu Bros. 3I Changes the graphics to make them look more like Pokemon.LIIRetro Mario Bros. 3I Changes graphics into ISuper Mario Bros.IUL

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Super Mario Bros. 3 Census

There are 14,831 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,505 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,882 machines (6,918 unique titles).

Common - There are 39 known instances of this machine owned by Super Mario Bros. 3 collectors who are active members. Of these, 3 of them are original dedicated machines. 36 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 13 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

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


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