Quantcast
Damn, Mario! Super Mario Galaxy 2's critical acclaim - Destructoid

DestructoidJapanatorTomopopFlixist



Damn, Mario! Super Mario Galaxy 2's critical acclaim


10:40 AM on 05.27.2010
Damn, Mario! Super Mario Galaxy 2's critical acclaim photo



I'm already on my second play-through of what I called the best Mario game that Nintendo has released. That would be Super Mario Galaxy 2, the May 23rd Wii release that wowed me in so many ways that I wanted to make sure that our review (Editor's Choice!) made it perfectly clear that you should not pass on this game. Borrow a Wii if you must!

But if my word wasn't good enough for you, then how about the 31 other game reviewing outlets that also contribute to the scores on review site Metacritic? Super Mario Galaxy 2 is now ruling the charts with 32 reviews that combine to give it a Universal Acclaim rating and a metascore of 98. That's 20 outlets that have given Nintendo's latest masterpiece a "100" so far. There's a few more hard asses that took a few points off, but no score comes under a "90."

Also, there's 440 user votes on the game, and their scores combine to a 9.5 out of 10. That means that everyone loves Super Mario Galaxy 2. Haters? You've got nothing on this game.

As Bowser says in the opening of the game, "Have fun with your little mushrooms."






Comments not appearing? Anti-virus apps like Avast or some browser extensions can cause this.
Easy fix: Add   [*].disqus.com   to your software's white list. Tada! Happy comments time again.

Did you know? You can now get daily or weekly email notifications when humans reply to your comments.







Win your choice of console from Destructoid! in Destructoid's Hangs on LockerDome

Super Mario Galaxy

11:00 AM on 06.18.2012
Fans are giving Super Mario Galaxy 2 splitscreen co-op

Fans have been doing remarkable things with Mario games on the Wii despite the presumably long list of limitations that make the task a challenging one. That creative push from the homebrew community continues with this new ...more



10:00 AM on 12.01.2011
No Mario Galaxy 2 on 3DS because Mario would be a 'speck'

Nintendo has revealed that it tested the possibility of releasing Super Mario Galaxy 2 on the 3DS, but had to nix any potential plans due to it being far too difficult to enjoy. According to the company, Galaxy 2's graphics m...more



3:20 PM on 04.22.2011
Super Mario 3DS a cross between Mario 64 and Mario Galaxy

Impish designer Shigeru Miyamoto has unleashed a few fresh details concerning Super Mario 3DS, claiming that it'll be the bastard offspring of Mario 64 and Super Mario Galaxy.  "It’s a combination of Super Mar...more



View all Super Mario Galaxy






Back to Top




All content is yours to recycle through our Creative Commons License permitting non-commercial sharing requiring attribution. Our communities are obsessed with videoGames, movies, anime, and toys.

Living the dream since March 16, 2006

Advertising on destructoid is available: Please contact them to learn more