hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

New Super Mario Bros. U is looking better than ever

12:45 PM on 09.13.2012 // Jordan Devore
  @DtoidJordan

This trailer has me feeling much better about New Super Mario Bros. U. Not that I was feeling great about it before. There are things to be excited about, like the new modes (Boost Rush and Challenge), Flying Squirrel Mario, and, of course, baby Yoshi. I'll play it and have fun, even if it's not a revolution.

I was under the impression that placing blocks into the world by way of the Wii U GamePad wasn't necessarily mandatory. From the looks of it here, it'll be needed to access certain collectibles based on how they are placed in the levels. Hmm.

Yes, I'd still really like a return to the era of Super Mario World, or even just a 2D game with the creativeness of the Galaxy titles. But I don't see that happening for a while, and I'm willing to be thankful that New Super Mario Bros. U looks at least partially different from prior installments. Those backgrounds!

Photo Gallery: (15 images)
Click to zoom - browse by swipe, or use arrow keys




 Reblog (or) Blog Reply

Jordan Devore, Managing Editor
 Follow Blog + disclosure DtoidJordan Tips
Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst... more   |   staff directory

Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.


destructoid's previous coverage:
New Super Mario Bros. U


  Nov 17

Review: New Super Mario Bros. U

U-niversal appeal (God help me)


View all:powered by:  MM.Elephant

Ads on destructoid may be purchased from:



Please contact Crave Online, thanks!



  Around the web (login to improve these)




Back to Top


We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
Pssst. Konami Code + Enter?
You may remix stuff our site under creative commons w/@
- Destructoid means family. Living the dream, since 2006 -