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Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (SNES)

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Advertising Blurbs

Magazine Print Ad (UK 1996:

    He's The reason you
    bought your Super NES.

    It’s five years since the original, and
    Mario returns in his
    richest and deepest
    adventure yet.
    A total of 6 worlds with 60 stages of
    unique Morphmation action
    delivering awesome special effects.

    From £54.99 or less
    at most retailers


    Contributed by Mr Almond (2567) on Aug 12, 2008.

Back of Box (US):
    Yoshi Returns to Save Baby Mario in this Sequel to Super Mario World!

    The evil Magikoopa, Kamek, is out to kidnap Baby Mario! In this sequel to Super Mario World, you play as Yoshi. Your goal is to successfully carry Baby Mario back to his parents in the Mushroom Kingdom while avoiding all of Kamek's clever traps and evil minions. Enjoy the various backgrounds of the rich and vibrant locales of Yoshi's Island as you race to complete your quest.

    Is Yoshi up to the momentous task at hand? Help him toss his eggs, manipulate unique objects and solve puzzling situations! When in doubt, don't be afraid to try EVERYTHING!!
    • 16 megs of memory provide 6 worlds - each with 8 stages!
    • Morphmation delivers powerful special effects - scaling, rotating, and 360 degree scrolling.
    • Huge characters and even bigger bosses require quick thinking!
    • Battery back-up to save your progress.

    Contributed by Joshua J. Slone (4617) on Apr 02, 2006.

www.nintendo.com - SNES:


    Yoshi returns to save Baby Mario in this sequel to Super Mario World! The Evil Magikoopa, Kamek, is out to kidnap Baby Mario. You play as Yoshi with a mission to successfully carry Baby Mario back to his parents in the Mushroom Kingdom while avoiding all of Kamek's clever traps and evil minions. The levels have a unique, hand-sketched look that gives this game a style all its own.

    Yoshi's Island has six worlds, each with eight stages. There are six kinds of Bonus Challenge games to earn extra lives or items. This game features the Super FX2 chip which allows for incredibly smooth vertical, horizontal and diagonal scrolling, as well as multiple foregrounds, multiple backgrounds, scaling, rotation, zooming, tons of special effects, huge characters and even bigger bosses!

    In special areas of the game, Yoshi can even morph various kinds of vehicles to continue on his quest. Hordes of enemies and obstacles require quick thinking as you help Yoshi toss eggs, manipulate unique objects and solve puzzling situations. An added challenge is keeping Baby Mario safe as you direct Yoshi on his quest. If Baby Mario is taken, you must get him back quickly or you'll have to start the level from the beginning.

    For game tips, check out our FAQ section.

    Contributed by Evil Ryu (53674) on Apr 25, 2005.