Super Mario Bros named 'Greatest Computer Game Ever'

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London, July 28 : Super Mario Bros has been voted 'Greatest Computer Game Ever' in a new poll of 2,000 gamers.

In the game, brothers Mario and Luigi try to conquer the Mushroom Kingdom in a bid to save Princess Peach.

Pac-Man, which was released in 1980, came second in the poll, conducted by www.onepoll.com.

Third place went to another game from the 1980s; Tetris, while The Sims tood fourth.

Rounding off the top five was Sonic the Hedgehog.

"Games which were invented years ago, like Space Invaders, Donkey Kong, Super Mario and Pac Man all appear in the top ten," the Telegraph quoted John Sewell, spokesman for www.onepoll.com, as saying.

"This shows that classic games will live on forever in the hearts of computer game fans.

"The gaming industry is getting more and more competitive, releasing more and more innovative games by the minute - but this survey proves that sometimes the most simple formats work well to keep game players hooked," he added.

Top 20 Best Computer Games Ever:

1. Super Mario Bros.

2. Pac-Man

3. Tetris

4. The Sims

5. Sonic the Hedgehog

6. Space Invaders

7. Grand Theft Auto - San Andreas

8. Donkey Kong

9. Mario Kart 64

10. Grand Theft Auto - Vice City

11. Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

12. Wii Sports

13. Final Fantasy

14. Gran Turismo

15. Lemmings

16. Frogger

17. Pokemon, Red, Blue and Green

18. Street Fighter II

19. Wii Play

20. Guitar Hero

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