Super Mario All-Stars is a 1993 compilation of platform games for the
Super Nintendo Entertainment System. It contains remakes of Nintendo's
four Super Mario titles released for the Nintendo Entertainment System
and its Family Computer Disk System add-on: Super Mario Bros. (1985),
Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels (1986), Super Mario Bros. 2 (1988),
and Super Mario Bros. 3 (1988). They are faithful recreations that
adapt the games' original premises and level designs with updated
graphics and music. Parallax scrolling was added, physics simulations
were modified, and some glitches were fixed. Mario creator Shigeru
Miyamoto (pictured) suggested that Nintendo develop the compilation. It
received critical acclaim and is one of the bestselling Super Mario
titles, with 10.55 million copies sold by 2015. Reviewers praised the
effort that went into remastering the compilation's games and
appreciated the updated graphics and music, but criticized its lack of
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