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Wario Land II

MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy
88
3.8
Game Boy Color
86
4.0
Nintendo 3DS
...
4.0
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Description

Seeking revenge on Wario after he stole their treasure in Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3, special agents from the Black Sugar Gang of Kitchen Island sneak into Wario's newly built castle, steal back the treasure, and leave the castle and the surrounding area a mess. As Wario, you must clean the place up and take back what you now call your own.

In a change from the original Wario Land, Wario is now immortal, to a certain point. Instead of dying when hit by an enemy, Wario loses the coins he collected along his travels in each level. And he can also turn into other Warios. For example, if he is hit by a bee, Wario puffs up into a giant ball of air, and floats up to the top of the level. Only when hit by a sharp object will he return to normal. There are other types, like Fire Wario and Zombie Wario, and each can have its advantages, like getting to other areas otherwise unreachable, or they can halt your progress.

Screenshots

Wario Land II Game Boy Color After the fight with Captain Syrup expect  a change in mini-game rules
Wario Land II Game Boy This guy is blocking Wario's way...
Wario Land II Game Boy Color Crouching on a turtle's back and travel across rapid currents
Wario Land II Game Boy Color Title screen (SGB)

Alternate Titles

  • "Warioland II" -- Alternate spelling
  • "Wario Land 2" -- Japanese title
  • "Warioland 2" -- Alternate Japanese title spelling
  • "ワリオランド2" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Officiel Nintendo Magazine Game Boy Color Mar, 1999 95 out of 100 95
Retroage Game Boy Color Jan 11, 2008 9.3 out of 10 93
Nintendo Master Game Boy Color Aug 22, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Gaming Target Game Boy Color Jun 22, 2000 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot Game Boy Color Jan 28, 2000 8.9 out of 10 89
Super Play Game Boy Apr, 1998 89 out of 100 89
Joystick (French) Game Boy Jun, 1998 88 out of 100 88
Portable Review Game Boy Color Aug 30, 2007 33 out of 40 82
Nintendo Power Magazine Game Boy Color Feb, 1999 8.1 out of 10 81
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Game Boy Dec 28, 2005 7.5 out of 10 75

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Trivia

Wario Land 2 was re-released as a launch title for the Game Boy Colour.

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