• Super Mario Bros. 3 - the greatest game ever - just turned 30

    23 days ago - By The Next Web

    Super Mario Bros. 3 was launched in Japan on October 23rd 1988. It's incomprehensible that this isn't a globally recognized holiday, but nonetheless, we're here to help you celebrate this momentous occasion in gaming history. It doesn't matter how old you are, Super Mario Bros. 3 is the greatest game ever made. That's a fact. If you're my age, it was the absolute peak of 1980s video game technology, and you were the perfect age to appreciate it. Nothing else was close. If you're older than me: whatever ancient Atari game you're...
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  • Don't Miss: Level design lessons from Super Mario Bros. 3

    Don't Miss: Level design lessons from Super Mario Bros. 3

    23 days ago - By Gamasutra

    Today marks 30 years since Super Mario Bros. 3 first released in Japan. In this 2011 blog post, Radek Koncewicz traces some of the game's clever design tricks that made it a series mainstay. ...
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