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Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo 3DS)

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100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
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Description

Super Mario 3D Land is a three-dimensional platformer which takes cues from the series' side-scrolling instalments. Mario starts a point in each level which he must traverse to reach a flagpole at the end.

The levels are populated by many of the series' mainstays such as Goombas, Koopa Troopas, Cheep Cheeps, etc. who will try to attack Mario. When he is attacked, he will lose his current power-up or shrink down to a small size if he hasn't already, in which case he will lose a life and must retry the level. If this happens multiple times, the player can activate the White Tanooki suit to grant Mario invincibility for that level.

He can grow back to normal size again by collecting a mushroom. Some of the power-ups Mario can use to aid him include the Tanooki suit, which allows him to hover in the air while jumping and use a spinning attack, and the Flower Suit, which allows him once again to shoot fireballs in the direction he is facing.

Screenshots

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Alternate Titles

  • "超级马力欧 3D乐园" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Chāojí Mǎlìōu 3D Lèyuán" -- Chinese title

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User Reviews

Honestly, this is the best "straight up platformer" in years and years, and the first step up for the 2D mario formula in just as long. Kadath Bird (716) 3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars3.83 Stars

The Press Says

Game Revolution Nov 15, 2011 A 100
Common Sense Media 2011 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Official Nintendo Magazine Nov 17, 2011 94 out of 100 94
Joystiq Nov 09, 2011 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
HCL.hr Gaming Portal Feb 07, 2012 90 out of 100 90
Gamereactor (Denmark) Nov 14, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Videogameszone Nov 18, 2011 90 out of 100 90
4Players.de Nov 16, 2011 88 out of 100 88
3D Juegos Nov 18, 2011 8.7 out of 10 87
NowGamer Nov 10, 2011 8.5 out of 10 85

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Sales

According to publisher Nintendo, Super Mario 3D Land sold 9.27 million copies worldwide (as of March 31, 2014).

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2011 – Best Nintendo 3DS Game of the Year

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CrankyStorming (2755) added Super Mario 3D Land (Nintendo 3DS) on Nov 06, 2011