New Super Mario Bros. U (Wii U)

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New Super Mario Bros. U is the second console installment of the New Super Mario Bros. sub-series, and the first on Wii U. As with all New Super Mario Bros. games, the game is a throwback to the original 2D Mario games, but with new levels and features for a modern experience.

NSMBU allows for a multiplayer experience on the Wii U. Up to four players can join in, with a fifth player using the GamePad to place "Boost Blocks". The game can also be played on the GamePad in single player mode.

In addition to the core campaign, there are also challenge modes. The challenge modes ask players to complete certain challenges. There is also boost rush and coin battle modes.


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WiiDSFrance Dec 10, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Impulse Gamer Feb, 2013 9 out of 10 90
Hardcore Gamer Magazine Dec 05, 2012 4.5 out of 5 90
Digital Chumps Nov 26, 2012 8.8 out of 10 88
Jeux Vidéo Network Nov 15, 2012 17 out of 20 85 Feb 18, 2013 84 out of 100 84
Wiiloveit Jan 25, 2013 25 out of 30 83
Console Obsession Mar 04, 2013 8 out of 10 80
Gamekult Nov 26, 2012 7 out of 10 70 Nov 16, 2012 14 out of 20 70


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According to publisher Nintendo, New Super Mario Bros. U sold 4.88 million copies worldwide (as of September 30, 2015).

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