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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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There are 15 other screenshots from other versions of this game or official promotional screenshots.

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Alternate Titles

  • "ニュー・スーパーマリオブラザーズ・U" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Jan 05, 2013 A 100
Nintendojo Nov 26, 2012 A- 91
Softpedia Dec 18, 2012 9 out of 10 90
WiiDSFrance Dec 10, 2012 9 out of 10 90
New Game Network Dec 27, 2012 89 out of 100 89
GamezGeneration Nov 29, 2012 8.5 out of 10 85
Wiiloveit Jan 25, 2013 25 out of 30 83
Thunderbolt Games Dec 26, 2012 8 out of 10 80 Nov 16, 2012 14 out of 20 70
Gamekult Nov 26, 2012 7 out of 10 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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krisko6 (658) added New Super Mario Bros. U (Wii U) on Jan 03, 2013