When you talk about classic video games or even video games in general, the very first thing pop into your mind is ‘ Mario’. It is that one gaming character or franchise which stuck into the gamers mind in every era. Even today, with such advance graphical, realistic and real-time gaming powered video games or PC games, Mario is still relevant and contemporary today. Well, if you already feeling nostalgic about it, here are some Mario games which were highly popular and critically acclaimed, available to play online.
1.Super Mario Bros.
Super Mario Bros. was the successor of the 1983 arcade game released in Japan and it turns out to be classic gaming cult. Since the very beginning, the Mario franchise managed to lead the classic gaming industry till today with their constant sequels and different versions. Super Mario Bros. considered being one of the greatest games of the all time. The side-scrolling stage games feature Mario brothers as Mario and Luigi in multiplayer mode with a mission to rescue the Princess Toadstool from the villain Bowser. Mario Bros. is supposed to avoid the pits and enemies and take up the powers such as super mushroom, Starman and fire flower.
2.Super Mario World
After the massive success of Super Mario Bros. and the consecutive editions, Nintendo came with something new in the Mario series. The fourth sequel of Super Mario Bros or say ‘ Super Mario World’ was quite different and fresh as compared to its predecessors. The basic gameplay is the same as Super Mario Bros but there are some dramatic changes as well. It becomes categorized in different levels where a new character ‘ Yoshi’ is introduced in the franchise. It is a dinosaur with the ability to eat their enemies and even later use it as a source of its power to throw fire. Mario or Luigi is supposed to find Yoshi and ride on it to further play the game. The game again becomes the best-seller SNES game.
3.Super Mario Bros.3
Super Mario Bros. 3 was before the Super Mario World ( it was 4th in series) obviously but it was a different game altogether, not in case of gameplay or the plot but taking a leap after utter similarity of its predecessor. You can say, for making a sequel like Super Mario World, developers took a great leap with Super Mario Bros. 3. The different levels are mapped out in a world map in the game. New elements such as Bowser’s children called Koopalings are firstly introduced in this version. It has become the critically-acclaimed NES game appears to be third best-selling NES game ever.
4.Super Mario Oddessey
Super Mario Oddessey is a platform game instead of the previously traditional side-scrolling game featuring Mario and also a new character Cappy, who is a spirit often turns into Maro’s hat and give him the power to possess objects from other characters. There are plenty of critics who acclaimed it to be one of the best ever released from Mario franchise. It is a single-player action-adventure game from Mario franchise.
5.Super Mario Run
Super Mario Run is a side-scrolling auto-runner smartphone-based game which you can play online as well. It is one of the most recent and popular versions of Mario which is pretty much different from the traditional one. You will find the Mario is automatically running in the direction against the fire catching up. You need to jump from the hurdles and falls, take coins and avoid enemies to reach towards the end. Here’s the platform where you can play the game at ease.