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Mari0, a Super Mario Bros. and Portal Mashup, Now Available

Last year we showed you a teaser video of Mari0, an in-production mashup of the original Super Mario Bros. game and Portal. Now it’s ready for download and available for Windows, Mac, and Linux machines.

The release is even more than we originally hoped for. We would have been happy with a the original levels from Super Mario Bros. and the ability to portal gun our way around them. In addition to that, however, you get the original game (with the portal modifications), four-player simultaneous co-op (like the New Super Mario Bros. for Wii), a level editor, downloadable map packs, and a level editor to create your own map packs, as well as the ability to tweak in-game modifiers for more play variety.

If we’ve wrecked your productivity right out of the gate this week, our apologies. Download the free game for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux at the link below.

Mari0 [via GeekDad]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 03/5/12

Comments (10)

  1. Mike_NJ

    It’s been a really long time since I played original SMB, but didn’t you turn into “regular Super Mario” when hit by an enemy as Fire Mario?

  2. adamboy7

    Yes! Finally! I cant wait to play when I get home! :D

    Yes, I believe you are correct.

  3. Citrus Rain

    Wow, I’m hearing about this like crazy today. For the first time ever.

    Apparently, there’s a reference in it to MLP:FIM. It’s a shame I can’t see youtube videos at work.

    equestriadaily. com/2012/03/nightly-roundup-259 . html

    Url ending guesswork:

    Yes. That annoyed me soo much when I found it out.

  4. P

    @Mike_NJ sorry but no, you turn into regular mario, not super mario

  5. acer516

    can’t install mariO in windows I unzipped the file and ran the mariO.exe but get error saying application failed to start because DevIL.dll was not found reinstalling the application may fix this problem.I reinstalled it 2 x and still not working.In the unzip it shows the file DevIL.dll there any ideas?I am using win xp

  6. BennyFresh

    Here’s a link to a let’s play i found if any of you want to take a look at somebody actually playing the game. The game is fantastic so go download it now.

  7. nonosh

    The Fire Mario to Super Mario downgrade was introduced in Super Mario Bros. 3 (the third Mario game for the NES).

  8. marilui


  9. marilui

    same thing

  10. jrawk


    You dont need to unzip.

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