? Blocks first appeared in the NES hit, Super Mario Bros. When Mario jumped underneath one, something would pop out. The objects that come out are mushrooms, starmen, coins and many other things. It the Super Smash Bros. series it has made an appearance in Super Smash Bros. Melee, Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U.
In Super Smash Bros. Melee
? Blocks appear on the Mushroom Kingdom stage in Super Smash Bros. Melee, and act as platforms. When attacked or jumped into, they are destroyed and will produce an item. After being destroyed, they will eventually respawn as either Brick Blocks or more ? Blocks.
In Super Smash Bros. Brawl
These blocks also appear on the Mushroomy Kingdom stage in Super Smash Bros. Brawl and produce the same effect, although they are indestructible. There are also some item blocks disguised as brick blocks.
In Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
? Blocks appear in the 3D Land stage.
How many times do you think you and Mario have punched ? Blocks? What if we added up the numbers for the entire world? If you were walking down the street and suddenly found a ? Block just floating there, would you jump up and punch it like Mario?