Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins

Critic Score User Score
Game Boy
88
4.1
Nintendo 3DS
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4.4
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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 Wario's Mansion
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Game Boy Super Mario
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Game Boy Ghost House
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Game Boy Beehive

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 (4354)
An improvement on the first game, but little else original Game Boy RussS (781)

Critic Reviews

Nintendo Land Game Boy 2003 91 out of 100 91
Mag'64 Nintendo 3DS Oct 02, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Nintendo-Online.de Nintendo 3DS Apr 03, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun Game Boy Jun, 1994 88 out of 100 88
N-Force Game Boy Jan, 1993 87 out of 100 87
neXGam Game Boy Apr 09, 2007 8.7 out of 10 87
Nintendo Magazine System UK Game Boy Nov, 1992 87 out of 100 87
Megablast Game Boy 1993 86 out of 100 86
Jeuxvideo.com Game Boy Dec 09, 2009 17 out of 20 85
GamesCollection Game Boy Feb 08, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85

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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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