Nintendo Celebrates Mario’s 25th Anniversary By Showing Off Original Super Mario Glitches [Video]


There are a few glitches in the original release of Super Mario Bros. on the NES that are hard to forget. For example, the infinite 1-Up glitch is one piece of information that will never be erased from my memory. However, there are a few glitches present in the classic game that may not have been so apparent during a time when in-depth guides weren’t readily available online.

To celebrate Mario’s 25th anniversary, Nintendo of Japan decided to highlight a few of these bugs in the form of a short compilation video.

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14 Comments on "Nintendo Celebrates Mario’s 25th Anniversary By Showing Off Original Super Mario Glitches [Video]"

  1. Grimguy007 October 17, 2010 at 11:01 - Reply

    Where’s the glitch that allows you to punch Toad every time he said “Our Princess is in another castle?”

  2. MrTastyDDR October 16, 2010 at 15:13 - Reply

    small mario with fireflower wtf lol

  3. Mathew October 16, 2010 at 10:11 - Reply

    I miss game glitches like that. Now everything is so advanced that you never get any awesome glitches :(

    • dragonquestking October 16, 2010 at 15:34 - Reply

      swingset glitch. did you forget that.

      • Mathew October 16, 2010 at 21:49 - Reply

        What I meant was awesome glitches that advance you through a level and all that

  4. Chimmy9119 October 16, 2010 at 01:12 - Reply

    Happy Birthday Mario!!!

  5. turinx October 15, 2010 at 23:30 - Reply

    The 1-Up trick on world 3-1 was legendary back in the day. You could either do it, or you couldn’t, I was one of the few among my friends that could. Good times.

  6. jmillz22 October 15, 2010 at 21:44 - Reply

    i like that nintendo takes pride in their game

  7. JesusHMacy October 15, 2010 at 20:00 - Reply


  8. Kreyg October 15, 2010 at 18:58 - Reply

    I never knew about the one with the fire flower making mario go big/small/big/small

    The rest I knew about. LOOK AT THAT, you learn something new everyday!

  9. KR3W619 October 15, 2010 at 18:38 - Reply

    Never knew of any of those glitches except the 1-2 level one.

  10. Tyler October 15, 2010 at 18:32 - Reply

    I love glitches like these, the ones that don’t break the game. I just wish I could find my NES to try and replicate these glitches. I remember some of them when I played this game when I was younger, but I don’t think they were any of these.