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

Vs. Super Mario Bros. - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Mario (or Luigi) sets out on a quest to free the Mushroom Princess Toadstool from the evil King Koopa and restore the fallen kingdom of the Mushroom People. The player character moves from left to right over a horizontally scrolling terrain. Avoid obstacles, destroy enemies by jumping on them, collect coins and power-ups and reveal several hidden items throughout the various levels.

Vs. Super Mario Bros. was produced by Nintendo in 1986.

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 Vs. Super Mario Bros. was produced include: Arm Wrestling, Super Punch-Out!!, Nintendo Vs. System, Vs. Clu Clu Land, Super Mario Bros., PlayChoice 5, PlayChoice, Pro Wrestling, PlayChoice 10, and Volley Ball


Name Vs. Super Mario Bros.
Developer Nintendo (Japan)
Year 1986
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 10371
Class Wide Release
Genre Platform
Conversion Class Nintendo Vs.
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Jump|Fast/Shoot
Sound Unamplified Mono (requires one-channel amp)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Control Panel Vs. Super Mario Bros. Control Panel Image
Side Art Vs. Super Mario Bros. Side Art Image

Vs. Super Mario Bros. KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.22 (5 votes)

Fun Factor: 3.60

Overall Like 3.75
Fun (Social) 3.00
Fun (Solo) 3.50
Collector Desire 4.00

Technical Rating: 3.35

Gameplay 4.25
Graphics 3.20
Originality 3.75
Sound/Music 4.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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  • Vs. Blink - Blink has lost his keys and he must find them by running and jumping through eight stages.
  • Vs. Super Pikachu Bros. - Changes the graphics to make them look more like "Pokemon".

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Vs. Super Mario Bros. 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).

Very Common - There are 244 known instances of this machine owned by Vs. Super Mario Bros. collectors who are active members. Of these, 103 of them are original dedicated machines. 35 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 106 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 3 active VAPS members with a Vs. Super Mario Bros. machines for sale. There are 5 active VAPS members with a Vs. Super Mario Bros. circuit boards for sale.

Wanted - There are 4 active VAPS members currently looking for Vs. Super Mario Bros.. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Vs. Super Mario Bros. circuit board set.

This game ranks a 61 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 7 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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  2. Vs. Super Mario Bros.
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  4. Super Mario Bros. 3
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Vintage 1986 Nintendo Vs. Super Mario Bros. Arcade Game Board

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Auction Results

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Auctions Recap

Year Count Median $ Average $
2016 1 575.00 575.00
2018 5 1,298.00 1,505.00
All Years 6 1,298.00 1,350.00


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