DescriptionSecond 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.
- "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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|Total! (Germany)||Aug, 1994||1.25 out of 6||95|
|Nintendo Land||2003||91 out of 100||91|
|Video Games||Dec, 1992||89 out of 100||89|
|Mega Fun||Jun, 1994||88 out of 100||88|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Feb, 1993||35 out of 40||88|
|neXGam||Apr 09, 2007||8.7 out of 10||87|
|Play Time||Jan, 1993||86 out of 100||86|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Jan, 1993||10 out of 12||83|
|RetroGame Man||Apr 24, 2016||8 out of 10||80|
|GameCola.net||Sep, 2008||6.8 out of 10||68|
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Fan made color conversionIn 2017 Daniel Davis, Drakon released the first version of "Super Mario Land 2 DX", a hack of the game adding a basic color palette to the game. The modified game works on Game Boy Color emulators as well as the real hardware. Apart from the new palette, the hack claims to have reduced the noticeable slowdowns in the original game.
LEGOThe final level in the "Mario Zone" is built partly on LEGO bricks.
WarioThis 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