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Super Mario World 2 - Yoshi's Island ROM

Super Mario World 2 - Yoshi's Island rom

The Super Mario World 2 – Yoshi’s Island ROM is available to play for Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). This game is the US English version and can be played using the BSNES or HIGAN (SNES) Emulator on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and IOS devices.


Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island is a 1995 platform game developed and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). The player controls Yoshi, a friendly dinosaur, on a quest to reunite baby Mario with his brother Luigi, who has been kidnapped by Kamek. As a Super Mario series platformer, Yoshi runs and jumps to reach the end of the level while solving puzzles and collecting items with Mario’s help. The game has a hand-drawn aesthetic and was the first in the franchise to have Yoshi as its main character, where it introduces his signature flutter jump and egg spawning abilities.

After four years of development, Yoshi’s Island was released in Japan in August 1995 and worldwide two months later. Some of its special effects were powered by a new Super FX2 microchip. The game was ported to the Game Boy Advance as Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi’s Island in 2002. This version was rereleased for the Nintendo 3DS and the Wii U’s Virtual Console in the early 2010s. The original version was also released for the Super NES Classic Edition and Nintendo Switch Online in the late 2010s.

Additional Information

A long time ago, Kamek, a Magikoopa, attacks a stork delivering baby brothers Mario and Luigi. He succeeds in kidnapping Baby Luigi, but Baby Mario falls out of the sky and onto the back of Yoshi, the friendly dinosaur, on Yoshi’s Island. Yoshi and his friends relay Mario across the island to reach Luigi and rescue him from Kamek, who is in the service of the young Bowser. Bowser wanted to abduct the brothers when Kamek foresaw that they would foil his plans in the future. Yoshi defeats Bowser, saves Luigi, and the stork successfully delivers the brothers to their parents in the Mushroom Kingdom.

Yoshi’s Island is a 2D side-scrolling platform game. In the Super Mario series platform game tradition, the player controls Yoshi in run-and-jump gameplay. The player navigates between platforms and atop some foes en route to the end of the increasingly difficult levels. The player controls one of many Yoshis, which take turns traveling through 48 levels across six worlds to rescue Baby Luigi and reunite the brothers. Yoshi also collects coins to earn extra lives and retains his long tongue from Super Mario World. The game centers more on “puzzle-solving and item-collecting” than other platformers, with hidden flowers and red coins to find. Levels include mines, ski jumps, and “the requisite fiery dungeons”. Every fourth level (two in each world) is a boss fight against a large version of a previous foe.

File Name

Super Mario World 2 - Yoshi's Island

Cart Size







Nintendo R&D2




Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)

Release Date

August 5, 1995


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List of Game Genie Codes for Super Mario World 2 - Yoshi's Island

  1. Infinite Lives
  2. Star Timer Doesn’t Decrease When Hit
  3. Start With 5 Lives
  4. Start With 10 Lives
  5. Start With 25 Lives
  6. Start With 50 Lives
  7. Start With 99 Lives
  8. Continue With 5 Lives
  9. Continue With 10 Lives
  10. Continue With 25 Lives
  11. Continue With 50 Lives
  12. Continue With 99 Lives
  13. All Levels Are Completed With 100 Points
  14. Always Score 100 Points
  15. Power-Ups Don’t Get Used Up
  16. After Using The Magnifying Glass, Red Coins And Hidden Items Are Always Revealed
  17. Red !’s Stay On For Over Twice As Long
  18. Red !’s Stay On For Over Four Times As Long
  19. Red !’s Stay On For A Very, Very Long Time
  20. No Star Loss
    Note: Your stars do not decrease when Mario falls off Yoshi’s back.
  21. New Weapon
    Note: If you throw an egg straight up while standing still on a level surface, the egg will float in place and any enemy that touches the egg will be destroyed.
  22. 99 Stars
    Note: As long as Mario is on Yoshi’s back, the stars you have will increase to 99. This code makes it very easy to complete the level with 30 stars!
  23. Start With 255 Lives
  24. Continue With 255 Lives
  25. Red !’s Stay On For Around 4 Seconds
  26. Red !’s Stay On For Around 10-15 Minutes
  27. Timer Always Goes Up (Doesn’t Add An Extra Points At The End Of The Level)
  28. Infinite Lives/Start At Middle Ring (When You Die)
  29. Horizontal One-Way Pinball Doors Open From Both Sides
  30. Mario Crying Disabled