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Mario Bros. Classic

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Title Screen

Mario Bros. Classic

Developer: Nintendo R&D2
Publisher: Nintendo
Platform: Game Boy Advance
Released in JP: March 21, 2001
Released in US: June 11, 2001
Released in EU: June 22, 2001
Released in CN: June 30, 2004

MusicIcon.png This game has unused music.
RegionIcon.png This game has regional differences.
Carts.png This game has revisional differences.

Mario Bros. Classic is a remake of the original Mario Bros., included in all four Super Mario Advance installments as well as Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. It features updated graphics and music, along with a multiplayer battle mode featuring a blue and yellow Mario.

Unused Music

Unfinished Song

A track that may be unfinished, although it may be the beginning of the multiplayer and single-player bonus round results themes (see below).

Regional Differences

Title Screen

Japan International China
Mariobrosgba jptitle.PNG Mariobrosgba title.PNG Mariobrosgba chtitle.png

The Japanese version says "PUSH START", while the international version says "PRESS START". The hyphen in the copyright date was also changed to a comma in the international version, but then changed back to a hyphen in the Chinese version. Japanese version uses the registered trademark (®) symbol while the international and Chinese versions use the trademark (™) symbol. Chinese version's copyright date is 1983 to 2004 and added a copyright date for the iQue. The Chinese version also has its title in Chinese.

Player Number

Japan International/China
Mariobrosgba jp1p.PNG Mariobrosgba p1.PNG

The P and player number was flipped in the international versions.

Bonus Points

Japan International
Mariobrosgba pointsjp.png Mariobrosgba pointsus.png

The Japanese bonus point counter had an apostrophe at the end, just like the original arcade version. This was changed to a period for the overseas releases.

Revisional Differences

  • The option to select between single-player and multiplayer is found on the main title screen of the four Super Mario Advance games, but on the Mario Bros. title screen in Superstar Saga.
  • The title music does not loop in the Super Mario Advance version.
  • The fade out after pressing Start is white in the Super Mario Advance version. In all later versions, the fade out is black.
  • After kicking an enemy while playing the Super Mario Advance version, Mario says nothing. The other versions added a short voice clip upon kicking an enemy.
  • The Wii U Virtual Console version updated the palette of each player in Battle mode, despite the lack of multiplayer support.
Mario, Luigi Mario, Yellow Mario, and... SMG4...? Mario, Green Mario, Wario Wario, and Blue Mario.