Super Mario World facts for kids
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Super Mario World is a platform game made by Nintendo for the Super NES system. It is the fifth Super Mario game. In the game, Mario travels through seven worlds to defeat his enemy Bowser. The game adds new things that weren't in the previous Mario games. Yoshi appears in this game for the first time.
Super Mario World sold very well: it sold more than 20 million copies. Many gamers think that the game is one of the best games ever.
This game adds several new things. One such thing is the addition of Yoshi. Yoshi has been kidnapped. When Mario releases him, he can then ride on Yoshi. Yoshi also has several other colored friends – blue, red, and yellow – which Mario must also free. While on Yoshi, Mario can make Yoshi swallow things. If Yoshi holds a blue shell, he gains wings and Mario can fly for a short time before Yoshi swallows it.
This game also has a new item called the cape. When Mario gets a running start, he can fly in the air and hang there for a short period of time. He can twist the cape to also knock out enemies. He can also come down at a steep angle and pound the ground to knock enemies out.
Finally, the inventory system has been changed. Mario has one box at the top of the screen where he can store one item. If Mario goes back to small Mario, the item will start dropping right away.
Kōji Kondō made all of the music for the game. He used only an electronic keyboard to make the songs. Some melodies were used again in later Mario games.
Almost all of the songs in the game are different versions of the same melody.
Reviewers really liked Super Mario World when it came out. The game is still very much liked by reviewers today.
It is one of the best-selling video games ever made.
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