The Nintendo Love continues, as does the "Paying Catch Up to the Catch Up".
New Super Mario Bros. U is the first New Super Mario Bros. game I've actually owned and played comprehensively, so the concept is still, well, New. I found myself comparing my fun factor to Super Mario World. Yes, I liked the game. And don't worry, I never say it is better than Super Mario World. What's old is obviously better than anything subsequent. Obviously.
Also, Hello, Hello!