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New Super Mario Bros. U
9.3 out of 10

New Super Mario Bros. U

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Overall 7
6.9

New Super Mario Bros U

Family Friendly Gaming
24 September 2013
  • Excerpt: I will openly admit that I am not impressed with New Super Mario Bros U. This game is still selling for sixty dollars brand new. I bought it used for forty dollars. Which is still way too much money for this home console Wii U video game.
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Overall 9
8.5

New Super Mario Bros. U

Destructoid
2 September 2013
  • Summary: New Super Mario Bros. 2 was a good game, but I couldn't help feeling disappointed with it. The first New Super Mario Bros. felt like a breath of fresh air, a welcome return to the past in an age where such simplicity had been forgotten.
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Overall 8
8.0

New Super Mario Bros. U Wii U Review

Console Obsession
4 March 2013
  • Excerpt: Mario is one of those games that Nintendo just know that they can count on, so what better way to launch a new Nintendo console than with a Mario game amongst the launch line-up? New Super Mario Bros.
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Overall 9
8.5

New Super Mario Bros. U Review

PlayDevil
19 February 2013
  • Summary: " New Super Mario Bros. U " may not be ‘New’ any more, but it is the best of the recent 2D series, with the few new mechanics doing enough to keep it fresh and some great level design.
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New Super Mario Bros. U Review

Talking About Games
9 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Back when the original ‘ New ’ genus of the Mario Bros. canon was released unto the world in 2006 it was heralded as a backwards-engineered marvel, a retro revolution. ‘Finally,’ the masses cried, ‘Mario’s back. No more open worlds, no more contrived companions.
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Overall 9
8.5

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
5 February 2013
  • Excerpt: The Wii U's launch was received with mixed reactions across the gaming world. While the debut of Nintendo's newest console hasn't been as successful as the Wii, it has proved to be a relatively innovative piece of technology.
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New Super Mario Bros. U is far from new (review)

VentureBeat
22 January 2013
  • Excerpt: Part of Mario’s charm lies in how you can describe nearly 30 years’ worth of plots in one simple sentence. New Super Mario Bros. U, though, features the only royal abduction that actually cracked me up.
  • Pros: It’s a-Mario! For sheer, unbridled joy, it’s tough to beat a Mario game. They revel in the simple act of play — right down to the springy buzz of jumps and dance interludes. Mario U doesn’t deviate from that formula … or any other. Core to that equation: sterling level design. Mario U does have a...
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Overall 9
9.0

New Super Mario Bros. U Review (Wii U)

Softpedia
22 January 2013
  • Conclusion: New Super Mario Bros. U is clearly a must buy for those who have picked up the new Wii U home console from Nintendo and it might also be one of the main reasons to get the new hardware.
  • Pros: + Level design, + GamePad control, + Four-player matches
  • Cons: - Limited innovation, - Requires 4 scavenged Wiimotes
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Review: New Super Mario Bros. U (Nintendo Wii U)

Diehard GameFAN
21 January 2013
  • Summary: While New Super Mario Bros. U still doesn’t revolutionize the platformer genre or even this particular franchise, the return of a more cohesive world and the addition of a fifth player via Boost Mode is a step in the right direction.
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New Super Mario Bros. U Review

VideoGamer.com
20 January 2013
  • Excerpt: Bad news: New Super Mario Bros. U opens with all the issues that have hindered previous entries in the series. Uninspired level design, a repetitive soundtrack, and a flat-lining difficulty level that bores more than it engages.
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