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  • 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
  • SentientSquidMachine - November 16, 2012 7:20 a.m.

    Today's word of the day kids is Dedication. You too can become one of the rare beloved trolls if you develop a unique schtick and persist with unwavering dedication.
  • Rub3z - November 15, 2012 5:51 p.m.

    Based on your blatant spelling and grammar mistakes ("geneous" being the most notable) that you probably can't help but let yourself make, I'd reason that you and him are the same person. That seems like a reasonable conclusion, because I don't see how else, under any circumstances, that anybody would refer to that pitiful atrocity as a "geneous."
  • SUCKxITxEZ - November 15, 2012 6:04 p.m.

    I'm not trying to win any spelling or grammar awards, but your theory is hilarious, so u win interwebz
  • rudy-lopez - November 15, 2012 7:17 p.m.

    typing owns you!!
  • Redeater - November 16, 2012 12:06 a.m.

    Regardless of what anyone thinks, he is godamned dedicated. He has the same user name and schtick on at least 3 other websites. I saw him post a coherent answer with proper grammar once.......it blew my fucking mind. As if Forest Gump suddenly pulled a Usual Suspects.
  • J-Fid - November 16, 2012 7:53 a.m.

    I saw that too! I was almost scared.
  • winner2 - November 16, 2012 10:12 a.m.

    Wait a minute, I remember you saying you were "in all seriousness, really pumped for this game" or something like that. Yeah, that one time you typed like everyone else and gave us a collective heart attack
  • shawksta - November 15, 2012 10:39 a.m.

    Great to see it did awesomely, especially with the better ideas and better challenges. Those Minigames are gonna give me a run for my money and I can't wait. After Super Mario 64, its almost impossible for 2D Mario to Surpass or even come close to 3D Mario in Innovation, maybe one day....
  • 7-D - November 15, 2012 10:24 a.m.

    So there it is. I had a go on Rayman Legends the other day and it was absolutely beautifull, like playing a gorgeously detailed cartoon. So much charm, so much character and so responsive. Nintendo are going to have to pull their finger out on these 2D marios if they're going to keep up with the French. I can't help feeling these NSMB games are looking a little bland and dated even with the HD gloss. I'll still play it and have fun though i'm sure.
  • dcobs123 - November 15, 2012 2:21 p.m.

    I feel like most 2d platformer reboots have been pretty lackluster this generation with the exceptions of Donkey Kong and Rayman. I'm playing through Rayman right now and I have to says that it is practically a perfect game.The art style is gorgeous, the controls and animations are fluid, the soundtrack is charming, and the level design is great. It can be pretty fast paced too, like Sonic only you feel totally in control of things. Overall it's awesome game and Nintendo could learn a thing or too from them.
  • 7-D - November 15, 2012 3:15 p.m.

    Rayman Origins is a platforming masterpiece in my opinion, one of the most perverse but enjoyably challenging games in recent memory. Wait till you get a go of Legends, it's one of the best looking games i've ever seen. It feels daring and bursting with creativity (just like it's predecessor). These NSMB feel like Nintendo are just playing it safe, making a good solid game yes, but not really pushing the envelope. They only need to look back to one of their most all-time cherished titles to remember that sometimes doing things a differently keeps it fresh - Majoras Mask.
  • dcobs123 - November 15, 2012 3:55 p.m.

    The New Super Mario Bros. games I always thought that they didn't need to do anything innovative to push the series but they just felt like a step back compared to the latest Snes titles. I mean look at SMB3, in addition to a somewhat nonlinear hub, it had tons of different environments,power ups , interactive objects, and enemies. New Super Mario Bros feels considerably weaker than SMB3 in terms of content, variety, and depth. It's fun but it basically feels SMB 1 only with ability to wall jump. I hate to rant but I just feel like they are capable of doing so much more. As for Rayman Legends, I'd buy it in a heartbeat, but I here it's wii u exclusive and sadly I won't be getting one, at least not for a while.
  • dcobs123 - November 15, 2012 3:56 p.m.

    I meant nes, sorry.
  • 7-D - November 15, 2012 6:45 p.m.

    You know I have a strong suspicion that legends will end up on the playstation and xbox at some point. Call me predito..

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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

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