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Super Mario Galaxy 2

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Overall 10
9.8

Super Mario Galaxy 2

Auracore MediaWorks
11 July 2010
  • Summary: Mario comes back in his most impressive game to date.
  • Pros: Great visuals; pleasing new orchestral pieces; a bevy of new mechanics and powerups; Yoshi and Luigi both make a return; tightened camera; lots of variety between levels; co-op mechanics mean that anyone can play.
  • Cons: Some levels feel too short; not enough levels with Yoshi/Luigi.
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Overall 10
10

Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Wii) Review

Vooks
1 July 2010
  • Excerpt: The word awesome is an overused word in today’s vocabulary. Let’s look at the definition of it: ‘inspiring awe’. Now, think about the last time you used the word. Was it referencing something awe inspiring? Probably not, so now for me to say the next sentence you know that I really mean it.
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

Nintendojo
28 June 2010
  • Conclusion: No game is “perfect.”  Every game has at least minor flaws, and Super Mario Galaxy 2 has a couple, but they are so negligible that they feel like nitpicking.  On the other hand, it’s clear that Nintendo did everything possible to tweak, enhance, and improve this game over its predecessor, all while trying to create an experience that was at once familiar and fresh.  Additions like Yoshi, Rock Mario, and green stars are exemplars of that effort.
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Overall 10
10

These little stars of mine, I'm gonna let them shine.

Game Revolution
23 June 2010
  • Conclusion: Sometimes I wonder how Mario keeps his ego in check. He's arguably the world's most famous mascot, has starred in over 200 games over the years, and regularly saves a beautiful princess from hordes of angry turtles, moles, bullets, mushrooms, plants, and other animate objects. It's a wonder he stays so humble that the only words he ever speaks are the occasional “Yes!” and “Yahoo!”. Probably because his day job is still fixing toilets.
  • Pros: Platforming formula is still gold, Excellent Wii visuals, Entrancing soundtrack, A whole lotta stars to collect, Yoshi!
  • Cons: Doesn't do anything new, Bland bosses
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Super Mario Galaxy 2

Game Revolution
23 June 2010
  • Excerpt: These little stars of mine, I'm gonna let them shine. Sometimes I wonder how Mario keeps his ego in check. He's arguably the world's most famous mascot, has starred in over 200 games over the years, and regularly saves a beautiful princess from hordes of angry turtles, moles, bullets, mushrooms, plants, and other animate objects. It's a wonder he stays so humble that the only words he ever speaks are the occasional “Yes!” and “Yahoo!”.
  • Pros: Platforming formula is still gold, Excellent Wii visuals, Entrancing soundtrack, A whole lotta stars to collect, Yoshi!, Doesn't do anything new, Bland bosses
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9.5
Gameplay 10
9.5
Graphics 10
9.5
Sound 10
9.5

Super Mario Galaxy 2

Game Boyz
21 June 2010
  • Excerpt: Just over a week or so ago I had the chance to sit in and play Super Mario Galaxy 2 at Nintendo Canada’s headquarters. I must admit I did not play much of the first game and the new one was not on my radar, that was before playing it of course. After some playtime I quickly remembered the good old days of Mario gaming, there is no timeline, harsh violence, or weaponry, just solid gaming.
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Super Mario Galaxy 2

NZGamer.com
21 June 2010
Overall 10
9.7

Super Mario Galaxy 2 Review

DailyGame
15 June 2010
  • Excerpt: It’s unfortunate that the Wii I worked so hard to find at launch sits mostly unplayed for periods of time, but once in a while something comes out that makes this system shine. Super Mario Galaxy 2 is one of these games. The true sequel to Mario’s first Wii outing is one of those titles that comes along once in a blue moon and thrusts the Wii to the forefront of my console list, pushing aside new titles like Red Dead Redemption with ease.
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Super Mario Galaxy 2 Review

Zeitgeist Review
14 June 2010
  • Summary: Is this the perfect game that so many other reviewers are claiming? No, but it is 100% kickass. Like I said with the original, this is absolutely a must-have for any gamer’s collection. Taking everything that was great from the original and expanding on it adding a ton of new features and some extremely challenging levels near the end, any gamer will absolutely get their monies worth with Super Mario Galaxy 2 .
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Overall 10
9.8

Super Mario Galaxy 2

Gaming Evolution
13 June 2010
  • Conclusion: Normally, you know what you're going to say as closing remarks when reviewing a video game, but all I can say is that it is an awesome experience that is extremely unique. While it may be a sequel, it takes one of the best games of all time and vastly improves what matters most. It will throw challenge after challenge at you, and hardly ever will you go to the next stage and think, “I've already done this a hundred times over,” as it constantly innovates upon itself.
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