Super Mario Bros. 3 is a 1988 platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) video game console. It is the third official overall installment in the Super Mario Bros. series. It was first released in Japan on October 23, 1988 (a few weeks after the release of the North American version of Super Mario Bros. 2) and later in North America on February 9, 1990. The game was developed by Nintendo Entertainment Analysis and Development, led by Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka. Enhanced remakes were later released on the Super NES in 1993 and the Game Boy Advance in 2003. The game has been re-released as a Virtual Console title for the Wii, Nintendo 3DS, and Wii U consoles.