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Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins

MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy
88
4.1
Nintendo 3DS
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4.2
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Description

Second in the Game Boy's line of Mario games, this one takes the evolutionary steps that Super Mario 3 for the NES took with it's predecessors. New graphics, power-ups, challenges, and a completely original storyline. A bad version of Mario, Wario, takes over Mario's castle and locks him out using 6 golden coins. Mario must search for said coins all over Mario Land to take back his castle and go one-on-one with Wario himself.

Screenshots

Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Game Boy The three little pigs, one of the game bosses
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Game Boy Map of the Land
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Game Boy Koopa
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Game Boy Mario is being hold by the crane

Alternate Titles

  • "スーパーマリオランド2・6つの金貨" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Mario Land 2: 6 no Kin-ka" -- Literal Japanese title

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User Reviews

Mario Pocket Sized! Game Boy MasterMegid (897)
One of the best Game Boy platform games, but far too easy. Game Boy Rensch (203)
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins is the best Mario game I've ever played. Game Boy Dark Lord (46)
Excellent sequel! Game Boy Tomer Gabel (4394)
An improvement on the first game, but little else original Game Boy RussS (781)

The Press Says

VicioJuegos.com Game Boy Oct 04, 2004 96 out of 100 96
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Aug, 1994 1.25 out of 6 95
Nintendo Land Game Boy 2003 91 out of 100 91
Nintendo Life Game Boy Aug 06, 2009 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
Retrogaming.it Game Boy Apr 24, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Mag'64 Nintendo 3DS Oct 02, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Power Play Game Boy Jan, 1993 89 out of 100 89
Nintendo Magazine System UK Game Boy Nov, 1992 87 out of 100 87
GamesCollection Game Boy Feb 08, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Game Boy Jan, 1993 10 out of 12 83

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Trivia

LEGO

The final level in the "Mario Zone" is built partly on LEGO bricks.

Wario

This game marks the first official appearance of Wario.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1993 – Best Handheld Game in 1992
  • Retro Gamer
    • October 2004 (Issue #9) – #5 Best Game Boy Game
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