Excerpt: One of my biggest peeves was the fact that Nintendo waited almost a whole year to release the newest installment of the Mario franchise, Super Mario Galaxy for the Nintendo Wii. My impatience made me look like a fool, to be honest. The wait was well worth it.
Excerpt: Once upon a time, a little plumber arose from the depths of the Mushroom Kingdom to save the princess from the evil dragon. To accomplish this he traversed many fantastic lands - running, jumping on enemies’ heads, grabbing powerups and traversing dangerous platforms. That game, Super Mario Bros.
Excerpt: Let’s get it over with — Super Mario Galaxy is the best game I have covered since I started writing about games for Boys’ Life . Here’s the story: Once again, Princess Peach has been kidnapped by the evil and lovesick Bowser. This time, though, Bowser takes her into outer space.
Pros: Great graphics that wouldn’t look any better on a more powerful system; a HUGE universe; challenging puzzles that sometimes seem impossible but are beatable if you keep at it.
Cons: Does not save extra lives when you quit; some camera issues.