Why Super Mario World is better than Super Mario Brothers 3
Super Mario Bros. 3 is one of the best games ever made. In fact, there are many innovations that were first featured in SMB3, and likely would not have made their way into other Mario games (Super Mario World included) had Nintendo not experimented with the concepts in their penultimate NES platformer. However, Super Mario World perfected most of these concepts. In fact, I would put forward that Super Mario World is better than Super Mario Bros. 3 in the same way The Empire Strikes Back is better than Star Wars. While they both are excellent movies, Empire Strikes Back took everything that was great about the original and made it even better. The same is true for Super Mario World. So here is my point-by-point breakdown as to why Mario’s first SNES outing is superior.