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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
Hardcore Gamer Magazine Dec 05, 2012 4.5 out of 5 90
Impulse Gamer Feb, 2013 9 out of 10 90
Co-Optimus Jan 08, 2013 4.5 out of 5 90
New Game Network Dec 27, 2012 89 out of 100 89
Jeux Vidéo Network Nov 15, 2012 17 out of 20 85
EL33TONLINE Dec 14, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Console Obsession Mar 04, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Anime News Network Dec 12, 2012 B 75
The Guardian Nov 30, 2012 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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According to publisher Nintendo, New Super Mario Bros. U sold 4.16 million copies worldwide (as of March 31, 2014).

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