Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3 review
Super Mario Advanced 4

The good:

The return of a classic . . .

The bad:

Mario speaks such profound things, not!, original Mario Bros. game is getting boring appearing in almost all Super Mario Advanced games


Nintendo has once again brought a classic game to the Gameboy Advanced system, and for those like me who didn't get much of a chance to play it when it first came out, it is an opportunity to play a good game, and it allows people who have played to go back in time.
Thankfully this has been improved on GBA since the nintendo version. Backgrounds are the most noticeable improvement. Luigi looks like his Super Mario 2 self again in this game instead looking like Mario's twin. Very crisp and clear. (4.0/5.0)
This walks into very familiar territory to those who've played previous Mario games. Controls are easily learned and stages provide challenging gameplay.
However, there no way (that I have discovered) to scroll the stage select map left, right, up or down to see where one needs to go. The Mario brothers game is getting a little boring appearing again in this version (4.0/5.0)
What else do you expect from a Mario game? This version starts off with Bowser's 8 servents stealing 8 magic wands from the mushroom world and turning the rulers into animals. It's Mario and Luigi's job to get them back. And yes, Princess Toadstool is eventually kidnapped by Bowser, again. (sigh) (3.0/5.0)
Nothing bad or good about the music. It doesn't get annoying, but the sound sure does. In particular, listening to Mario and Luigi say, "Just what I needed!"
"Lucky!" "Bravo!" and "Mama mia!" over and over again gets really annoying. Why they kept this from the other games is beyond me. (2.5/5.0)
Once this game is over, there are no secret worlds to discover so there really is no point to play again. There are those E-reader cards to add new levels and things of that natural, but it is so obvious that this an attempt by nintendo to sell more of their E-readers and make more money off the consumer. (1.5/5.0)

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