does anyone think super mario3dland is contender for one of the best mario games

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#1 Posted by snesmast4r2260 (25 posts) -
i had a blast with 3d land. to me it seemed to be inovative and fun. essentially they took all the great epic things from most previous mario games threw them ideas in a blender and WALLA super mario 3d land comes out. Freshest mario since the 64. MY opinion no trolls please
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#2 Posted by Blabadon (33030 posts) -
It was extremely boring and if I was silly enough to compare it to SMG1, 2, and SM64 then it would be beyond mediocre. Probably the worst $40 I spent in a long time and the worst 3D Mario outside of Sunshine. 7 from me at best.
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#3 Posted by Shinobishyguy (22928 posts) -
It's definitely the best handheld mario but the galaxy games are still better
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#4 Posted by Bigboi500 (35550 posts) -

Absolutely. Easily the best handheld Mario platformer to date.

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#5 Posted by Bangerman15 (1978 posts) -
idk I liked it but not that much, still a really really good game
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#6 Posted by JustBoomer (188 posts) -

So far for me it's the best 3DS game for me to still play.;)

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#7 Posted by Justinps2hero (2272 posts) -
Best hand held mario by far, but the Galaxy games are still top of the tree.
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#8 Posted by Sora278 (1496 posts) -

It was extremely boring and if I was silly enough to compare it to SMG1, 2, and SM64 then it would be beyond mediocre. Probably the worst $40 I spent in a long time and the worst 3D Mario outside of Sunshine. 7 from me at best.Blabadon

Finally someone else agrees with me! I hated this game so much, I honestly do not know if Spirit Camera or Mario 3D Land was the worse waste of money.

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#9 Posted by Euaggelistes (1826 posts) -

I like Super Mario 3D Land a lot but I think New Super Mario Bros. 2 is much better. I do not know how everyone can complain about NSMB2 being too easy but no one ever says a peep about SM3DL.

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#10 Posted by funsohng (29858 posts) -
I'd consider it one of the best, but it needs more work. But I love the direction. It's the 2D Mario gameplay in 3D environment done correctly.
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#11 Posted by DoctorWho88 (214 posts) -

Well, yes, at least a contender since it seems to be decent, but Super Mario Galaxy (1 and 2) are both much better, so whilst it's a contender, it'll have no easy time convincing me ;)

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#12 Posted by marluxia101 (1614 posts) -

I'ts a fun game...but soooo short and insanely EASY

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#13 Posted by DoctorWho88 (214 posts) -

I'ts a fun game...but soooo short and insanely EASY

marluxia101
What Mario game isn't?
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#14 Posted by marluxia101 (1614 posts) -

[QUOTE="marluxia101"]

I'ts a fun game...but soooo short and insanely EASY

DoctorWho88

What Mario game isn't?

But this game is waaaay TOO easy, Galaxy was at least challenging in a couple of stage's

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#15 Posted by DoctorWho88 (214 posts) -

[QUOTE="DoctorWho88"][QUOTE="marluxia101"]

I'ts a fun game...but soooo short and insanely EASY

marluxia101

What Mario game isn't?

But this game is waaaay TOO easy, Galaxy was at least challenging in a couple of stage's

Even the special worlds were 'waaaay TOO easy'?
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#16 Posted by marluxia101 (1614 posts) -

[QUOTE="marluxia101"]

[QUOTE="DoctorWho88"] What Mario game isn't?DoctorWho88

But this game is waaaay TOO easy, Galaxy was at least challenging in a couple of stage's

Even the special worlds were 'waaaay TOO easy'?

Yes...except for the unlockable world, that was suuuuper hard :P

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#17 Posted by guard12 (2018 posts) -

Better than super mario sunshine but not as good as galaxy. But, is still a really great Mario game all around!

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#18 Posted by Sora278 (1496 posts) -

Even the special worlds were 'waaaay TOO easy'?DoctorWho88

They were the easiest. They weren't even trying! They did whatever came to their heads.

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#19 Posted by BigBen11111 (1529 posts) -

It was pretty good, but Super Mario Bros. 3 is better then SM3DL.

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#20 Posted by darksongbird (1237 posts) -

I can't really argue man. It was very fun. I loved the graphics, the music and the way it generally made me feel while playing it. I gave it a 9/10 and yes it's up there with some of the great Mario games. Definitely the best of the handheld ones I've played. The Mario games I would definitely put before it though are Super Mario 64, Super Mario World and Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island.

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#21 Posted by OreoMilkshake (12833 posts) -
Best handheld Mario maybe.
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#22 Posted by pierst179 (10803 posts) -

It is a great game, but it is hardly one of the best Mario games ever. If I were to make a list of the best Mario games, it would probably be outside the Top 10.

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#23 Posted by Minishdriveby (10520 posts) -

Even the special worlds were 'waaaay TOO easy'?DoctorWho88
Yes. Those weren't challenging in the least.

I ended up beating the game 5 times and getting 100%. It only took 15 hours (3 hours per playthrough). I wouldn't rank it with the best Mario games, but it was fun; however, I can't help but laugh when people say that the counterargument for difficulty is the remixed worlds after the original 8.

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#24 Posted by josephl64 (4424 posts) -

sadly I'd have to say it's nowhere near the greatest mario games, it is decent though

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#25 Posted by NirdBerd (2113 posts) -

Excellent game but not my favourite..

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#26 Posted by Bubble_Man (3100 posts) -

Not in my book. I like most of the console ones better and Mario Land 2: The 6 Golden Coins is still my favorite hand-held mario.

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#27 Posted by Epak_ (9655 posts) -

It was extremely boring and if I was silly enough to compare it to SMG1, 2, and SM64 then it would be beyond mediocre. Probably the worst $40 I spent in a long time and the worst 3D Mario outside of Sunshine. 7 from me at best.Blabadon

You stole my post :P All the previous 3D Marios ruined 3D Land for me.

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#28 Posted by josephl64 (4424 posts) -
Best handheld Mario maybe.OreoMilkshake
The farthest I would go is best DS/3DS handheld game...
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#29 Posted by Aquat1cF1sh (11095 posts) -
I really like it but I don't think it's the best.
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#30 Posted by Litchie (20677 posts) -
It's an awesome game, that's for sure.
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#31 Posted by achilles614 (5294 posts) -
I love it, very fun and refreshing and I like how the levels are short and quick. Though the only difficulty came from collecting the big coins. :lol: judging a MARIO game by it's difficulty, if that's the case then every Mario game is terrible. Nostalgia is powerful.
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#32 Posted by VendettaRed07 (14012 posts) -

1) Super Mario World

2) Super Mario Bros. 3

3) Super Mario Galaxy 2

4) Super Mario 64

5) Super Mario Galaxy

6) Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels

7) Super Mario 3D Land

8) Super Mario Bros.

9) Super Mario Bros. 2

10) Super Mario Sunshine

Well at least thats how I see the top 10. Super Mario 3D Land is very good but there are many that are much better. I can see people putting it above The Lost Levels but for me that is one of the best and most underrated Mario games. Its difficulty offers a feeling of excitement and and satisfaction whenever you succeed where as I don't feel like any other Mario game had anything like that. Nothing is just handed to you in Lost levels

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#33 Posted by JustBoomer (188 posts) -

Yes, and I am still lovin it.

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#34 Posted by gettingpatches (218 posts) -

Not quite.

Asides from not having enough content compared to the galaxy games or some of the 2d games it also wasn't quite challenging enough, although the final level was certainly pretty tough :P

It is still a well made game however, with pretty nice graphics, superb sound and good level design with some good secrets. There was also quite a bit of attention to detail, the on little thing that stuck in my mind was the music subtely changing if you went inside a little interior section of an otherwise exterior level.

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#35 Posted by SuperFlakeman (7411 posts) -

Not a contender for that title, no, but it's the best platformer of any kind on handhelds.

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#36 Posted by KBFloYd (18906 posts) -

the 3d is so good...best i've seen on 3ds... pilotwings might be tied though..