New Super Mario Bros U review

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  • ohms - November 15, 2012 4:58 p.m.

    For some unknown reasons, I've never enjoyed New Super Mario games no matter how many time I tried. For me, my favorite Mario game of all time still be Super Mario World on SNES. I feel like NSMB games are lacking something that other Mario games have but I cannot point out what that thing is.
  • AuthorityFigure - November 16, 2012 6:54 p.m.

    I agree. The DS one was poor, the Wii one seems to be fairly poor (from what I've read), and this one looks like an improvement on a second-rate idea from Nintendo. Oh well - people can enjoy it instead of me I suppose.
  • Tjwoods18 - November 15, 2012 2:21 p.m.

    Nintendo seriously under-utilizes the other characters in the mario universe. Just for once, I want a koopa troopa game.
  • n00b - November 15, 2012 2:19 p.m.

    what?!?!? youtube?? What treachery against brightcove is thi oh never mind youtube is much better thanks
  • DREAMCASTSATURN - November 15, 2012 12:48 p.m.

    Honest to God, isn't this just the same game that was released two years ago on the Wii, which was a port of a DS game from 2005? Nintendo's idea of 'innovation'
  • Tjwoods18 - November 15, 2012 4:08 p.m.

    Meanwhile Lugi's mansion keeps getting the shaft.
  • shawksta - November 15, 2012 10:23 p.m.

    So now games in a series are called "Ports"? Nice one
  • StrongPillow - November 15, 2012 12:16 p.m.

    Nintendo sells Cartoons. That's it. I know Wii U will sell like crazy at the beginning because its the 'new thing' but they will not see the steady sales like they did the Wii, especially when the other consoles come out with far better third party support and at around the same price point which is what you will need for longevity. You can only whore out cartoons for so long at the price point the Wii U is at.
  • Cyberninja - November 15, 2012 2:49 p.m.

    funny because I will tell you now that the ps4 and nextbox will launch at way higher prices if they are going to be as next gen as people think.
  • shawksta - November 15, 2012 2:56 p.m.

    You do realize that Nintendo knows they need 3rd Party and tries. Otherwise supporting Rated M games and saving Bayonetta meant nothing. Also stop acting as if Great Graphics means it has to not be Cartoonish and be Realistic, that's the biggest bullshit I get tired of hearing
  • veryweirdguy - November 16, 2012 1:13 a.m.

    Cartoons are /awesome/.
  • tehtimeisnow - November 15, 2012 11:03 a.m.

    such a horrable gane no way i will by it. if its suppeosed to b hd grafics then y is it a game u only go left and rite? its 2012 not 1960 it shuold b mandetory all games b hd. and y still no blood? or online play? nitedno keeps makeing these bad mistakes and they need to just drop out of makeing systams and make iphone games insted
  • SweetTeeth - November 15, 2012 11:26 a.m.

    WOW! You sound like such an idiot. Nice typing skills.
  • Dadyo238 - November 15, 2012 2:38 p.m.

    Don't bother. He's just a troll, and a bad one at that.
  • SUCKxITxEZ - November 15, 2012 4:50 p.m.

    I see someone respond to his obvious trolling in almost every article thinking that hes serious. Im starting to wonder if he is making different accounts and responding to his own trolls just to troll people like us who see through the original troll comment. If so this man is a geneous. If not then he is the worst troll ever, although still somewhat successful.
  • brickman409 - November 15, 2012 5:09 p.m.

    I feel like games radar just wouldn't be the same without him
  • 7-D - November 15, 2012 6:42 p.m.

    Ditto. He's one of the comment section hi-lights for me.
  • winner2 - November 15, 2012 7:51 p.m.

    Also agreed, I love seeing his comments

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Release date: Nov 18 2012 - Wii U (US)
Available Platforms: Wii U
Genre: Action
Published by: Nintendo
Franchise: Super Mario Bros.
ESRB Rating:
Everyone: Comic Mischief