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Score Breakdown Based on 581 ratings
  1. 10 (108)
  2. 9 (193)
  3. 8 (139)
  4. 7 (88)
  5. 6 (18)
  6. 5 (8)
  7. 4 (5)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (8)
  10. 1 (12)

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  • Rating:6

    The COD of Nintendo games.

    This was the last 2D Mario platformer of my marathon. How did it end? Not bad. There was a “new” flying squirrel power up. But really, it was nothing more than a tanooki rip off without the tail whip. I like... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe doesn't improve over the Wii U version all that much.

    The original New Super Mario Bros. U was released as one of the first launch titles when the Wii U was first released in North America in 2012. One year later, in 2013, New Super Luigi U was released for the Wii U back i... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A solid expansion to a great game.

    When a new game gets DLC, what do you often think that DLC is? A new level/weapon, a cosmetic change, or a small new game mode, right? Or, at most, it's a small expansion with a little of all of those things, right? Righ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    For an early Wii U game, this one's pretty good.

    "New Super Mario Bros. U" was one of the first Wii U games released and, for the longest time, one of the only first-party Wii U games released. Overall, even today, now that plenty of other Wii U games have been release... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2

    It's no Super Mario 3D World

    Many people will most likely disagree with me, but I hate this game. Because Super Mario 3D world wasn't super difficult, I decided to buy Super Mario Bros. U. I bought it even though it's a side scroller and I hate side... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    Great Platforming Fun

    There are lots to do in this Mario game, and while it doesn't stand out due to its similarity to other Mario side scrollers, it does everything very well and makes a fun Mario experience. This one can be enjoyed in eithe... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    woulda been amazing if had newer music, could use gameplay change up

    I've played all of the New Super Mario Bros. games from the original to this, and they've all been pretty solid. However, the music in the games' underground, castle, and fortresses seem to be stuck in a time warp. A big... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Worth the nostalgia

    Mario is undoubtedly an example of platform games, revolutionized the genre, had excellent games, but I expected a lot from New Super Mario Bros. U, play New Super Mario Bros. U is unavoidable feel playing Super Mario Wo... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Worth the nostalgia

    Mario is undoubtedly an example of platform games, revolutionized the genre, had excellent games, but I expected a lot from New Super Mario Bros. U, play New Super Mario Bros. U is unavoidable feel playing Super Mario Wo... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    The best thing about this is that we finally get to see Mario in glorious HD; regardless of it being a solid game.

    The "new" in the name is pretty much redundant as of now, presented here is what we were all introduced in the Nintendo DS glory days of 2006. Ever since that DS game 2D Mario has been a constant for Nintendo. There's no... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful