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'''''Wrecking Crew''''' is a game for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It is an early game featuring [[Mario]], released in 1985.
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{{Infobox CVG
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| name = ''Wrecking Crew''
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| image = [[File:Wrecking Crew.jpg|250px]]
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| developer = [[Nintendo R&D1]]
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| publisher = [[Nintendo]]
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| genre = [[Platformer]]<br>Puzzle
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| caption = North American NES box art.
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| system1 = NES
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| system1NA = October 18, [[1985]]
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| system1JP = June 18, [[1985]]
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| system1EU = October 15, [[1987]]
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| system2 = VS System
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| system2JP = 1984
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| system3 = Famicom Disk System
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| system3JP = February 3, [[1989]]
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| system4 = Virtual Console (Wii)
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| system4NA = November 19, [[2007]]
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| system4JP = February 5, [[2008]]
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| system4EU = August 24, [[2007]]
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| system4AU = August 24, [[2007]]
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| system5 = Virtual Console (3DS)
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| system5NA = August 31, [[2011]]
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| system5JP = August 31, [[2011]]
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| system5EU = September 1, [[2011]]
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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
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| rating = x
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| ESRB = E
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| PEGI = 3
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| CERO = A
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| USK = 0
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| ACB = G
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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. An 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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'''''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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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.
 
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.
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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 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.
   
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==Wrecking Crew '98==
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{{Main|Wrecking Crew '98}}
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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.
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==Legacy==
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*''[[WarioWare: Twisted!]]'': Appears as one of 9-Volt's games.
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*''[[Dance Dance Revolution: Mario Mix]]'': The song Destruction Dance is a remix of the song from the bonus stage.
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*The [[Eggplant Man]] has a cameo as Kid Eggplant in ''[[Chibi Robo]]''.
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*The Eggplant Man also appears as a trophy in ''[[Super Smash Bros. Melee]]''.
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*The Golden Hammer appears as an item in ''[[Super Smash Bros. Brawl]]''.
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*The game is one of the 16 games featured in ''[[NES Remix]]''.
   
== Wrecking Crew '98 ==
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==Gallery==
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.
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{{Main|Wrecking Crew/gallery}}
   
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==External links==
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*''[http://www.nintendo.com/wii/virtualconsole/games/detail/yye0w7CzAZ9RuXNWLZMIu84V1JzA1i2c Wrecking Crew]'' at [[Nintendo.com]]
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*''[http://www.vc-reviews.com/games/nes/wrecking_crew Wrecking Crew]'' at Virtual Console Reviews
   
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{{Nintendo Puzzle games}}
   
== Refreances to Wrekcing Crew in other games ==
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[[ES: Wrecking Crew]]
*[[WarioWare: Twisted!]]: Appears as one of 9-Volt's games.
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[[Category:Mario games]]
*[[Dance Dance Revolution: Mario Mix]]: The song Destruction Dance is a remix of the song from the bonus stage.
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[[Category:Nintendo Entertainment System games]]
*The [[Eggplant Man]] has a cameo as Kid Eggplant in [[Chibi Robo]].
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[[Category:VS. System games]]
*The Eggplant Man also appears as a trophy in [[Super Smash Bros. Melee]].
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[[Category:Virtual Console games (Wii, NES)]]
*The Golden Hammer appears as an item in [[Super Smash Bros. Brawl]].
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[[Category:Virtual Console games (3DS, NES)]]
[[Category: Mario Games]]
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[[Category:Virtual Console games (Wii U, NES)]]
[[Category: Wii Virtual Console game]]
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[[Category:1985 video games]]
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[[Category:1987 video games]]
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[[Category:Major Nintendo games]]
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[[Category:1989 video games]]
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[[Category:Nintendo R&D1 games]]
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[[Category:Puzzle games]]
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Revision as of 11:36, May 1, 2020

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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