Ever wonder why Super Mario Bros. 2 was different from all the other SMB sequels? I know I have and I just stumbled onto a great documentary detailing the history behind the video game. The Gaming Historian YouTube channel has produced a 24-minute video that details the origins of the game in Japan and the NES sequel that somewhat deviated from the original.

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