New Super Mario Bros. U (Wii U)

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New Super Mario Bros. U is the second console installment of the New Super Mario Bros. sub-series, and the first on Wii U. As with all New Super Mario Bros. games, the game is a throwback to the original 2D Mario games, but with new levels and features for a modern experience.

NSMBU allows for a multiplayer experience on the Wii U. Up to four players can join in, with a fifth player using the GamePad to place "Boost Blocks". The game can also be played on the GamePad in single player mode.

In addition to the core campaign, there are also challenge modes. The challenge modes ask players to complete certain challenges. There is also boost rush and coin battle modes.


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The Video Game Critic Jan 05, 2013 A 100
Common Sense Media 2012 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Digital Chumps Nov 26, 2012 8.8 out of 10 88
Jeux Vidéo Network Nov 15, 2012 17 out of 20 85
GamezGeneration Nov 29, 2012 8.5 out of 10 85 Nov 30, 2012 85 out of 100 85
Gamereactor (Sweden) Nov 16, 2012 8 out of 10 80
GamesReviews Apr 18, 2013 8 out of 10 80
HonestGamers Nov 23, 2012 8 out of 10 80 Nov 27, 2012 7 out of 10 70


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According to publisher Nintendo, New Super Mario Bros. U sold 4.88 million copies worldwide (as of September 30, 2015).

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