New Super Mario Bros. U E3 video - see what the Wii U's GamePad can do

With New Super Mario Bros. U, the player with the GamePad has a special role: he can touch any where on the screen to summon platforms and item boxes to give his friends a boost or load their pockets with coins. See this new gameplay in action, direct from the E3 2012 show floor:

Pretty unique, huh? Check out our Super Mario Bros. Wii U hands-on preview for more on Mario's latest big screen adventure.