OFFICIAL Super Mario Timeline
Presented by the Back To Basics Commitee
Authorized by John Nintendo of Nintendo Inc.
This is the most accurate timeline, made in cooperation with Nintendo. Please note some games, such as Mario's Time Machine take place in all time and space, and are not included.
Super Mario Bros. 3 (world 4)
World 4 of Super Mario Bros. 3 takes place in one of the earliest timelines. This time Mario travels back to prehistoric Mushroom Kingdom, which is proven by the giant Goombas and Koopas.
The Brooklyn Way
Both of these games take place in Mario's hometown, Brooklyn. Mario finds transportation to the Mushroom Kingdom at the end of Mario Bros. This also explains why the Donkey Kong Country games are not canon, as Donkey Kong lives on earth.
Pre-war Mushroom Kingdom
Mario Party 2
Mario Kart 64
Mario Kart: Double Dash!
When Mario first arrived in the Mushroom Kingdom, Bowser and Mario were great friends. After the canon ending of Mario Kart: Double Dash! where Mario and Luigi win in a landslide victory against King Koopa, he becomes angry and declares war on the Mushroom Kingdom by kidnapping Princess Peach.
Mario's First Big Adventure
Super Mario Bros.
Super Marios. The Lost Levels
Everyone knows this story, even a lot of fakers. Mario goes on an adventure throughout the Mushroom Kingdom to save the Princess. Watch out Mario, the Lost Levels is tricky!
Tragedy In The Mushroom Kingdom
Mario Is Missing!
A new foe, Morton Koopa captures our hero! It's time for Luigi to save the day! This adventure takes Luigi back to earth on an epic journey to save his brother. He also learns a little bit too! After Luigi defeats Morton, he plots ultimate revenge on the Mario Bros. with his friend, Bowser.
Mario's Second Big Adventure
Super Mario Bros. 3
Bowser is back, and this time with many more allies! Mario, Luigi and Toad go on a quest to rescue Peach and save Mushroom Kingdom from new enemies, like Wendy O. Koopa and the Buster Beetles! Afterwords, Mario receives an invitation to a strange new world...
Mario's Early Years! Fun With Numbers
Mario's Early Years! Fun With Letters
Mario Paint Composer
Mario Teaches Typing
Mario's going to need to have his wits sharp if he's going to embark on his next adventure.
Mario's Greatest Adventure Ever
The Bros. Split Up
Super Mario Sunshine
New Super Luigi U
After Mario and Luigi face their biggest challenge to this day, they now have the freedom to deal with smaller issues in the Mushroom Kingdom. Meanwhile, a new character to the series, Wario, gets into some trouble himself. Mario embarks on a diplomatic mission to Isle Delfino, while Luigi goes on his own adventure. After the events of these too games, Luigi wins a free house, but is he in for a scary surprise? (WARNING: Luigi's Mansion is intended for the bigger kids.)
New Super Mario Bros.
New Super Mario Bros. Wii
After the adventures they had on their own, Mario and Luigi return with a stronger bond than ever. But Bowser has a big plan in store for them!
A New Timeloop Opens...
Mario Kart ∞
Donkey Kong Jr. Math
Wario and Bowser challenge Mario to another round of Mario Kart, but not just for fun. They work together to open another timeloop!
Well, that's it for right now, but we all know John and the rest of the guys over at Nintendo have some great Mario games coming our way soon!