Conclusion: Concept: The sequel to the groundbreaking platformer delivers clever and extremely challenging platforming
Graphics: As bright and colorful as always; this looks good enough to make me wish the Wii could output true HD
Sound: A mix of classic Mario music and a variety of other catchy tunes...
Summary: In 2007, Super Mario Galaxy came out and, well, we all know what happened there. People loved it. Other game franchises have tried to change up their style, setting or gameplay, usually resulting in a lukewarm reception (in some cases, straight up bad).
Excerpt: I doubt that the developers at Nintendo have been brainstorming ways to tie Zelda and Mario together (outside of Super Smash Brothers Brawl , anyway), but at a recent demo of Super Mario Galaxy 2 at Nintendo's office, I couldn't stop drawing parallels between the mustachioed plumber's new adventure...
Conclusion: One thing that looks particularly interesting about this sequel is that players will be able to ride Yoshi in it. Footage of the game thus far shows a number of times where Mario is riding on his back, zipping around.
Summary: Nintendo knows how to make a good platformer, especially when it involves their prized mascot Mario. There’s no denying Super Mario Galaxy 2 is top notch, from the graphics down to the gameplay.
Pros: Fun gameplay, Beautiful, colourful graphics, Cool new power-ups
Summary: Miyamoto's plumber prodigy returns to the stars in Super Mario Galaxy 2, reinventing various series staples in the process and offering up a challenging, ever-evolving experience worthy of the Mario legacy.
Pros: An exhilarating reinvention of platformers that constantly challenges its own identity with success
Cons: The increased difficulty and high proficiency requirement may turn new fans off