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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Co-Optimus Jan 08, 2013 4.5 out of 5 90
Impulse Gamer Feb, 2013 9 out of 10 90
GBase - The Gamer's Base Nov 29, 2012 8.5 out of 10 85
Mag'64 Nov 30, 2012 85 out of 100 85
Wiiloveit Jan 25, 2013 25 out of 30 83
Thunderbolt Games Dec 26, 2012 8 out of 10 80
GamerGen Nov 29, 2012 16 out of 20 80
EL33TONLINE Dec 14, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Anime News Network Dec 12, 2012 B 75
Nintendo Difference Nov 29, 2012 14 out of 20 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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