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Score Breakdown Based on 18069 ratings
  1. 10 (12590)
  2. 9 (3893)
  3. 8 (822)
  4. 7 (233)
  5. 6 (102)
  6. 5 (61)
  7. 4 (25)
  8. 3 (38)
  9. 2 (37)
  10. 1 (268)

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  • User Rating 9.5

    Mario at his best and gaming almost at its best.

    Rated on March 31, 2008 by SagmasterX

    Mario has always been my favorite character in all of gaming, and Super Mario Galaxy just adds on to his greatness. The gameplay was incredible, in every almost every aspect. It was very innovative...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Awesome game!! Just loses momentum in the end.

    Rated on May 14, 2008 by Sonic7777777

    Its definetely a great game. Its graphics are second to brawls but the gameplay is sooo good. Its awesomely fun and you'll only get bored if your stuck. It has really good sound affects but Marios con...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    a Uniquely done platformer, that combines the best of the old and new, too create a game thats fun, and long lasting.

    Rated on August 08, 2009 by MegandDia128

    When it comes to modern day platformers they just don't have the same get up and go as the old ones on the N64 Era with the death of Donkey Kong and the vehicle driven Banjo Kazooie, its showing the p...

    2 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    The Best Mario Since the N64

    Rated on January 22, 2010 by HUCKLEBERRY7

    When I bought my Wii, the one game that Gamestop had left was Super Mario Galaxy (the only new copy at least). I had heard it was good so I bought it. This game is stunning. The game itself is a techn...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    It feels like Super Mario 64, but with new features that keep it fresh!

    Rated on February 11, 2012 by Cocotroid

    So, when I played Super Mario 64, it was quite fun back in the day. I never really played Sunshine a lot, I've played it only a few times, and from my experience I wouldn't exactly say it feels as muc...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    A masterpiece and absolute must have for wii owners

    Rated on February 11, 2012 by videog

    You know, I regret getting this game so late, at the end of the wii's lifespan. I missed so much in those 4 years. This game is absolutely a masterpiece ,and if you do not like this game you are inhum...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Super Mario Galaxy is a must-have title for any Wii owner, as it is both visually and technically stunning.

    Rated on August 13, 2009 by zanizzle

    Super Mario console games have a tendency to be, well, great. Starting with Super Mario 64, continuing with Mario Sunshine, and presently Super Mario Galaxy, it's a great franchise. Not only does Su...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Yor probably thinking "huh,another mario gameWell this isnt just some old game, it was the Game of the Year!

    Rated on April 02, 2008 by kagesasuke1128

    Super Mario Galaxy is a 3D Platformer that brings you the classic- or basic story of a mario game. Bowser kidnapped his girlfriend (Peach) now mario has to save her. But wait- this isnt in mushroom k...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Best Nintendo Wii games OF ALL!!

    Rated on April 04, 2008 by Soenderup32

    Super Mario Galaxy is the greatest game of all, to Nintendo Wii! I have tried extremely many games, but none as good as this! The story of the game is like the old fairytales, from the pas Mario ga...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Takes a while to get going, a long time really. Some poor finishing in the graphics too.

    Rated on May 14, 2008 by eyeronik5000

    I cant even bring myself to keep playing it, its that uncomfortable to play, theres no way to rest your arm so its nice and it feels like mario 64 with the remote stuck on. The crystal firing is compl...

    1 out of 22 found this review helpful.