Gym, tan, rescue princess. These guidos are stompin’ goombas! Mario Bros is an arcade game published and developed by Nintendo in 1983. It was developed by Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of the Mario franchise. It is a follow-up to Donkey Kong and stars Mario, a plumber who was previously named “Jumpman”. It has been commonly featured as a minigame in the Super Mario Advance series and other games. Mario Bros. has been re-released for the Wii’s Virtual Console service in Japan, North America and some PAL regions.