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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.


Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Game Boy Mario is being hold by the crane
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 Space zone

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 (4353)
An improvement on the first game, but little else original Game Boy RussS (781)

Critic Reviews

Total! (Germany) Game Boy Aug, 1994 1.25 out of 6 95
Nintendo Land Game Boy 2003 91 out of 100 91
IMPLANTgames Game Boy May 03, 2009 9 out of 10 90 Nintendo 3DS Apr 03, 2012 9 out of 10 90 Game Boy Apr 24, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun Game Boy Jun, 1994 88 out of 100 88
neXGam Game Boy Apr 09, 2007 8.7 out of 10 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 Game Boy Sep, 2008 6.8 out of 10 68


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


This game marks the first official appearance of Wario.


  • 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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