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Description

Second 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.

Screenshots

Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Game Boy Beehive
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Game Boy Mario is being hold by the crane
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Game Boy Space zone
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Game Boy Flying platform

Promo Images

Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Screenshot
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Screenshot
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Screenshot
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "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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User Reviews

Mario Pocket Sized! Game Boy MasterMegid (902)
One of the best Game Boy platform games, but far too easy. Game Boy Rensch (218)
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins is the best Mario game I've ever played. Game Boy Dark Lord (46)
Excellent sequel! Game Boy Tomer Gabel (4646)
An improvement on the first game, but little else original Game Boy RussS (819)

Critic Reviews

VicioJuegos.com Game Boy Oct 04, 2004 96 out of 100 96
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Aug, 1994 1.25 out of 6 95
N-Force Game Boy Jan, 1993 87 out of 100 87
neXGam Game Boy Apr 09, 2007 8.7 out of 10 87
Megablast Game Boy 1993 86 out of 100 86
GamesCollection Game Boy Feb 08, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Jeuxvideo.com Game Boy Dec 09, 2009 17 out of 20 85
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Game Boy Jan, 1993 10 out of 12 83
Retro Game Reviews Game Boy Sep 12, 2016 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
GameCola.net Game Boy Sep, 2008 6.8 out of 10 68

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Trivia

Fan made color conversion

In 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.

LEGO

The final level in the "Mario Zone" is built partly on LEGO bricks.

Wario

This game marks the first official appearance of Wario.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1993 – Best Handheld Game in 1992
  • Retro Gamer
    • October 2004 (Issue #9) – #5 Best Game Boy Game
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