What were you doing back in 1985? Perhaps you were throwing some moves to Duran Duran, or wished you could time travel like Marty in Back to the Future? More than likely, you spent a good many hours trying to help a hero from the Mushroom Kingdom rescue a princess from a bad-tempered Koopa.
This Sunday marks 30 years since the launch of Nintendo’s iconic platform game, Super Mario Bros. The game, first launched in Japan in 1985, became one of the most popular video games in the world and influenced a generation of game players and game developers!
Think you know all about Mario and his epic battles with Bowser? Test yourself with our Super Mario Bros. infographic, which tells the story of the game, and its enduring popularity, powered up by Google data. It’s part of our new infographic series, Game Stars (#AdMobGameStars), which takes a look at classic titles through a Google lens.