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Super Mario Bros, Zelda make top 5 worst sequels list

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Ouch. MSNBC comes out swinging with Super Mario Bros. 2 and Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link making the site’s Top 5 worst video game sequels list. The three other games on the list are Driv3r, Twisted Metal III, and Bomberman: Act Zero.

Maybe it’s just me, but I enjoyed Super Mario Bros. 2. Zelda 2 was okay, not great, but I wouldn’t put it in the top 5 worst sequels category. Again, ouch.

MSNBC’s rationale for putting the two games on the list is that Super Mario Bros. 2 “looked the part, but didn’t quite feel like you were playing a ‘Super Mario Bros’ game” and Zelda 2 went “too far in its effort to separate itself from the original.”

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