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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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The Press Says

Nintendojo Nov 26, 2012 A- 91
Hardcore Gamer Magazine Dec 05, 2012 4.5 out of 5 90
New Game Network Dec 27, 2012 89 out of 100 89 Nov 30, 2012 85 out of 100 85
Wiiloveit Jan 25, 2013 25 out of 30 83
HonestGamers Nov 23, 2012 8 out of 10 80
Darkstation Nov 27, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 Nov 26, 2012 4 out of 5 80
Anime News Network Dec 12, 2012 B 75
Gamekult Nov 26, 2012 7 out of 10 70


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According to publisher Nintendo, New Super Mario Bros. U sold 4.16 million copies worldwide (as of March 31, 2014).

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