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Dr. Mario (Japanese: ドクターマリオ Hepburn:Dokutā Mario?, often stylized as D℞. Mario) is a 1990 Mario arcade-styleaction puzzle video gamedesigned by Gunpei Yokoiand produced by Takahiro Harada. Nintendodeveloped and published the game for the Nintendo Entertainment System andGame Boy consoles. The game's soundtrack was composed by Hirokazu Tanaka.
The game focuses on theplayer character Mario, who assumes the role of adoctor and is tasked with eradicating deadly viruses. In this falling block puzzle game, the player's objective is to destroy the viruses populating the on-screen playing field by using colored capsules that are dropped into the field. The player manipulates the capsules as they fall so that they are aligned with viruses of matching colors, which removes them from play. The player progresses through the game by eliminating all the viruses on the screen in each level.
Dr. Mario received positive reception, appearing on several "Best Nintendo Games of All Time" lists. The game has been ported, remade, or has had a sequel on every Nintendo home console since the NES as well as most portable consoles, including a re-release in 2004 on theGame Boy Advance as part of the Classic NES Series. Modified versions of Dr. Mario exist as minigames in WarioWare, Inc.: Mega Microgames!, Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day!, and Brain Age: Concentration Training.
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