A 2D platformer and first entry on the SNES in the Super Mario franchise, Super Mario World follows Mario as he attempts to defeat Bowser's underlings and rescue Princess Peach from his clutches. The game features a save system, a less linear world map, an expanded movement arsenal and numerous new items for Mario, alongside new approaches to level design and art direction.
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Apparently I've been blind to the existence of this one, and I haven't really been bothered to go looking for more 2D Mario games because A: I kinda suck at them and B: Lost Levels left a veeeeery sour taste in my mouth.
But even if I do suck at 2D Mario in general, this one's really fun! Level design is pretty neat, with the addition of Yoshi and the cape to the ever growing list of powerups (I guess Yoshi counts, kinda), which are equally good powerups in their own right.
After playing it I can really see why people revere this one to the extent that it is, and you should probably play it if you have nothing better to do (you should play it regardless).