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| caption = North American NES box art.
 
| caption = North American NES box art.
 
| system1 = NES
 
| system1 = NES
| system2 = Famicom Disk System
 
 
| system1NA = October 18, [[1985]]
 
| system1NA = October 18, [[1985]]
 
| system1JP = June 18, [[1985]]
 
| system1JP = June 18, [[1985]]
 
| system1EU = October 15, [[1987]]
 
| system1EU = October 15, [[1987]]
| system2JP = February 3, [[1989]]
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| system2 = VS System
| system3 = Virtual Console (Wii)
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| system2JP = 1984
| system3NA = November 19, [[2007]]
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| system3 = Famicom Disk System
| system3JP = February 5, [[2008]]
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| system3JP = February 3, [[1989]]
| system3EU = August 24, [[2007]]
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| system4 = Virtual Console (Wii)
| system3AU = August 24, [[2007]]
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| system4NA = November 19, [[2007]]
| system4 = Virtual Console (3DS)
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| system4JP = February 5, [[2008]]
| system4NA = August 31, [[2011]]
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| system4EU = August 24, [[2007]]
| system4JP = August 31, [[2011]]
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| system4AU = August 24, [[2007]]
| system4EU = September 1, [[2011]]
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| system5 = Virtual Console (3DS)
| system5 = Virtual Console (Wii U)
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| system5NA = August 31, [[2011]]
|system5JP = June 19, [[2013]]
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| system5JP = August 31, [[2011]]
|system5NA = June 20, [[2013]]
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| system5EU = September 1, [[2011]]
|system5EU = June 20, [[2013]]
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| system5AU = September 1, [[2011]]
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| system6 = Virtual Console (Wii U)
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| system6JP = June 19, [[2013]]
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| system6NA = June 20, [[2013]]
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| system6EU = June 20, [[2013]]
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| system6AU = June 20, [[2013]]
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| accessory1 = Classic Controller
 
| rating = x
 
| rating = x
 
| ESRB = E
 
| ESRB = E
 
| PEGI = 3
 
| PEGI = 3
 
| CERO = A
 
| CERO = A
|USK = 0
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| USK = 0
 
| ACB = G
 
| ACB = G
 
| Fix = a
 
| Fix = a
|system4AU = September 1, [[2011]]
 
|system5AU = June 20, [[2013]]
 
|accessory1 = Classic Controller
 
 
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'''''Wrecking Crew '''''{{Japanese|レッキングクル|Rekkingu Kurū}} is a game for the [[Nintendo Entertainment System]]. It is an early game featuring [[Mario]], released in 1985.
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'''''Wrecking Crew'''''{{Japanese|レッキングクル|Rekkingu Kurū}} is a game for the [[Nintendo Entertainment System]]. It is an early game featuring [[Mario]], released in 1985.
   
 
The game revolves around Mario's job as a demolition worker. The object of the game is to destroy various objects in the level. Level design is key, as it was designed to have things destroyed in a certain levels. Destructibles include ladders, columns, bombs and blocks. To make things more complicated, various enemies will trouble Mario as he progresses including fireballs, wrenches, the Eggplant Man and a foreman named Spike (Blackey in the Japanese release). [[Luigi]] appered as the second player character, dressed oddly in purple. The NES port was based on the arcade release named Wrecking Crew Vs. was released, in keeping with Nintendo's Vs. series of arcade games at the time.
 
The game revolves around Mario's job as a demolition worker. The object of the game is to destroy various objects in the level. Level design is key, as it was designed to have things destroyed in a certain levels. Destructibles include ladders, columns, bombs and blocks. To make things more complicated, various enemies will trouble Mario as he progresses including fireballs, wrenches, the Eggplant Man and a foreman named Spike (Blackey in the Japanese release). [[Luigi]] appered as the second player character, dressed oddly in purple. The NES port was based on the arcade release named Wrecking Crew Vs. was released, in keeping with Nintendo's Vs. series of arcade games at the time.
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*The Golden Hammer appears as an item in ''[[Super Smash Bros. Brawl]]''.
 
*The Golden Hammer appears as an item in ''[[Super Smash Bros. Brawl]]''.
 
*The game is one of the 16 games featured in ''[[NES Remix]]''.
 
*The game is one of the 16 games featured in ''[[NES Remix]]''.
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==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
{{Main|Wrecking Crew/gallery}}
 
{{Main|Wrecking Crew/gallery}}
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*[http://www.nintendo.com/wii/virtualconsole/games/detail/yye0w7CzAZ9RuXNWLZMIu84V1JzA1i2c Wrecking Crew] at [[Nintendo.com]]
 
*[http://www.nintendo.com/wii/virtualconsole/games/detail/yye0w7CzAZ9RuXNWLZMIu84V1JzA1i2c Wrecking Crew] at [[Nintendo.com]]
 
*[http://www.vc-reviews.com/games/nes/wrecking_crew Wrecking Crew] at Virtual Console Reviews
 
*[http://www.vc-reviews.com/games/nes/wrecking_crew Wrecking Crew] at Virtual Console Reviews
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{{Nintendo Puzzle games}}
 
{{Nintendo Puzzle games}}
 
[[Category:Mario games]]
 
[[Category:Mario games]]
 
[[Category:Nintendo Entertainment System games]]
 
[[Category:Nintendo Entertainment System games]]
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[[Category:VS. System games]]
 
[[Category:Virtual Console games (Wii, NES)]]
 
[[Category:Virtual Console games (Wii, NES)]]
 
[[Category:Virtual Console games (3DS, NES)]]
 
[[Category:Virtual Console games (3DS, NES)]]

Revision as of 07:04, December 15, 2019

Wrecking Crew(JP) is a game for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It is an early game featuring Mario, released in 1985.

The game revolves around Mario's job as a demolition worker. The object of the game is to destroy various objects in the level. Level design is key, as it was designed to have things destroyed in a certain levels. Destructibles include ladders, columns, bombs and blocks. To make things more complicated, various enemies will trouble Mario as he progresses including fireballs, wrenches, the Eggplant Man and a foreman named Spike (Blackey in the Japanese release). Luigi appered as the second player character, dressed oddly in purple. The NES port was based on the arcade release named Wrecking Crew Vs. was released, in keeping with Nintendo's Vs. series of arcade games at the time.

The game supported a save system in Japan. It used a cassete player to save the data. As the peripheral was not released in the US, saving was not possible. However, the option was kept in the game, possibly in anticipation of future peripherals.

Wrecking Crew was released on the Virtual Console in Europe and Australia on August 24, 2007, and North America on November 19. The game features saving support for level designs, not possible on the NES original.

Wrecking Crew '98

Main article: Wrecking Crew '98

A sequel was released in 1998, apptly titled Wrecking Crew '98. It featured both the original cast, and the regular Mario characters, such as Peach. The game featured the original Wrecking Crew with recolouring done, as well as an update called Wrecking Crew '98. The later was quite different than the original. The object was to destroy blocks falling from the sky at a constant pace. The player must get lines of the same type of block in a row to destroy them. It is much more of a puzzle game.

Legacy

Gallery

  Main article: Wrecking Crew/gallery

External links

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