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Mario Games

Mario Games

When it comes to iconic video game characters, Mario, the adventurous plumber created by Nintendo, has one impactful legacy. Super Mario Bros. became the first Mario game for a home gaming console when it was released back in 1985, and the franchise is still going strong 35 years later.

Our editors help you choose the best Mario games and Super Mario games. Parents will remember the loveable adventurer's antics from his Donkey Kong days, but younger kids will equally enjoy his more modern incarnations. Check out what the Mario Bros. have been up to!

Super Mario Run

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

Super Mario Run is a popular Mario game that's fun for all ages. Like the Super Mario games, this has the iconic plumber running and jumping his way through an obstacle course. You tap the screen to jump, leaping across gaps and goombas to collect colorful coins. The levels are challenging enough, tasking players to collect coins of increasing difficulty. With plenty of stages and worlds to explore, they should keep you preoccupied for hours. 

Price: Free

Devices: iOS and Android


Mario Kart Tour

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

Mario Kart Tour is another fun Mario game where players are tasked with racing to beat their rivals to the finish line using drifts and items to gain an edge. You can setup custom races with friends or nearby players, although those won't impact progress on a grade that ranks you against other Mario Kart Tour players from around the world. Nintendo has also included Grand Prix cups that offer a collection of tracks to race through. The hugely popular Mario Kart franchise -- in which players cast themselves as characters from throughout the Mario universe to drive on various tracks -- consists of racing games.

Price: Free

Devices: iOS and Android



Dr. Mario World

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

You play as Dr. Mario, Dr. Bowser, or Dr. Peach, depending on your choice, and have to work your way through a series of levels that involve destroying viruses. There are dozens upon dozens of stages to play through, each with their own unique challenge. Things start off incredibly easy, and quickly ramp up once iced-over viruses and other elements are involved.

Price: Free

Devices: iOS and Android



LEGO® Super Mario™

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

Lego Super Mario is a running and jumping game you play in the real world with an electronic Mario toy. A series of Lego sets provide special bricks that the Mario toy can detect. The timer starts as you move the toy through the level and trigger different collectables or traverse special sections with power bricks and stomp on enemies. Once you have built your levels you can challenge the family to play through them and record your best times on the Lego Super Mario app on iOS and Android.

Price: Free

Devices: iOS and Android


Super Bob's World

( Android, iPhone, iPad )

Bob's World - Super Adventure gives you the chance to step back in time to your childhood with the legendary mission: Princess Rescue. World of this game contains well designed levels, various enemies, super bosses, simple gameplay, nice graphics and soothing music and sounds.

Price: Free

Devices: iOS and Android


With a huge range of Mario games on offer, you'll want to think about what you want from a game before buying.