8 Bit Mario was a popular game that nearly everybody played in 80’s and 90’s on Nintendo game console. Its bowser, koopa Troopa, goomba, princess peach and Mario’s super jumping in 2D environment were some eye catching and awesome things that we can’t forget.

So to refresh the memories of Super Mario 8-bit game, here we have come to discuss how was this game? What were the Characters? And how you can play this game today in 21st century!

Before to continue, I would like to tell that the Mario franchise is the best-selling video game franchise of all time!

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8 Bit Mario Game – Playing Interface, Graphics, and Characters

Mario character was an Italian plumber who resides in the Mushroom Kingdom, his adventures generally center upon rescuing Princess from the Koopa villain Bowser.

Playing Interface and Graphics

8 Bit Mario was a 2D game which was very popular among children and teenagers between 1985 and 2005. It playing interface was quite easy. Using a wired console you could have enjoy its gaming experience with some suspense and little bit action!

Regarding the graphics, Mario 8 bit used to come with decent graphics and all characters and objects (bricks, trees, hut, flag, tunnels), you can easily see and even the fire effects were very decent. Overall the gaming experience of Mario 8 bit version was quite easy and playable!

Its first 3D rendering… featured in 1996. In which the player controls Mario character through several courses. Each course is an enclosed world in which the player is free to wander in all directions and discover the environment without time limits.

8 bit Mario Characters

These days you will find many variants of Mario games. In all these versions (including Super Mario Bros) you will see something new.  All these games offer different characters and graphic experience. But originally the 8-bit Mario used to offers following characters in the pixel form, which we like these days too.

  • Mario – The Savior
  • Princess Peach
  • Bowser
  • Goomba / Evil mushroom
  • Koopa Troopa
  • Buzzy Beetle
  • Bullet Bill
  • Cheep Cheep – The Fish
  • Pirana Plant
  • Spiny
Mario Characters Infographics
Mario Characters Infographics

So these are some of the characters that you might have noticed in the 8 bit Mario game. All these characters are now the part of new games too and quite popular among kids, teen and gamers!

How you can Play Mario Game Today?

As this game is too popular, Nintendo has uploaded its app on google play store. So using the Mario gaming app you can play it on Android smartphone using one hand. Get its application for Android device from here!

Like the temple run or subway surfer, you can control Mario by tapping as he constantly runs forward. You time your taps to pull off stylish jumps, midair spins, and wall jumps to gather coins and reach the goal!

In addition to that you can go for Nintendo official device named Nintendo Switch Lite, it is a portable gaming device that offers a lot of games including Super Mario Bros 1, 2, and 3. This switch device of Nintendo is specially designed for the gamers to play games anywhere anytime!

Well that’s all about the 8 Bit Mario game and its characters. I hope you liked it!