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Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels
Saving a princess has never been so difficult
by Vaughn Highfield 9/1/2013
Product: Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels
Publisher: Nintendo
Format: 3DS
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Like many other things in life, as games grow old one of two things happen: either they fade into obscurity, becoming little more than curios, or they skyrocket to near untouchable levels of fame.

Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels is one of these near untouchable titles. Infamous for being harder than swimming in concrete, it's gone on to become a rite of passage for any dedicated gamer who relishes a challenge.

Now, thanks to its arrival on Nintendo 3DS's eShop, there's an even easier way to snap your 3DS in half in frustration.

Separated at birth

Comprising a set of stages that'll have you tearing your hair out, these lost levels were originally deemed too hard for the Western world to endure. We got Super Mario Bros. 2. instead, but The Lost Levels has a greater claim to be seen as the sequel to the original NES platformer. ...
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It may not be for everyone, but if you're looking for a challenge on the go, look no further than this delicious slice of retro action
Audio/visual: 6
Gameplay: 7
Value: 8
Innovation: 5
Overall: 7
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