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New Super Mario Bros. U

Formerly New Super Mario Bros. Mii.

Top 5 2D Mario Games

With help from our friends, we laid down a bold list of our favorite 2D Marios....

by - July 11, 2019

Ranking Nintendo's Past 10 Holiday Lineups: #10 - #8

Out of the past 10 years, these are what we think the worst Nintendo holiday lineups are....

by Neal Ronaghan - November 2, 2015

Know Your Nintendo Developers: EAD Group 4

It's the Mario guys!...

by John Rairdin and Neal Ronaghan - February 25, 2015

Mariobilia: A Link From the Past and More Historical Figures

Nendoroid celebrates a classic Zelda title, new Ultra Detail Figures, and more!...

by Andrew Brown - November 17, 2014

New Super Mario Bros. U Review Revisit

In which we take a brand-new look at the big Wii U launch title....

by - October 27, 2014

Mariobilia: The Plumber, the Projectile and the Puppy

We check out the English Photos With Mario cards, too....

by Andrew Brown - July 2, 2014

NWR 15th Birthday: The Best Game of the Past 15 Years: Round 1 - Hyrule Region Part 1

Wind Waker and Brawl are the two top dogs in this area....

by Neal Ronaghan - March 11, 2014

Top 10 Wii U Games: Year One: #2 and #1

Our top two have a decided slant towards a certain overalls-wearing superstar....

by Neal Ronaghan - December 6, 2013

Top 10 Wii U Games: Year One: #8 and #7

The marquee titles from the first half of 2013 rule the roost here....

by Neal Ronaghan - December 3, 2013

Nintendo Launch Windows Through the Ages

Every system's launch window is just shy of a year, right?...

by Neal Ronaghan - November 1, 2013

BLOG: Super Mario 3D World: Almost the Best of All Possible Marios

Combine the style of 3D Land with the multiplayer of New Super Mario Bros. and then dream for the exploration of Galaxy....

by Neal Ronaghan - July 2, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (06/19/2013)

A Famicom Konami fighter, sumo, Super Mario Kart and revitalized Japanese classics permeate the eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - June 20, 2013

BLOG: My Thoughts on the Latest 3DS Nintendo Direct

I'm still in shock....

by Justin Berube - April 21, 2013

Top 5 Wii U Games: Through the Launch Window Glass: #1 - New Super Mario Bros. U

Hoppin' and boppin' their way to the top....

by Tyler Ohlew - April 19, 2013

BLOG: Nintendo Direct 4.17.2013 Megaton Round-Up

Did you miss the Nintendo Direct? We've got all the announcements right here....

by Tom Malina and Neal Ronaghan - April 17, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (03/06/2013)

Revelations goes digital, Goemon and Kunio-kun return, a wild "Happy Ocean" appears, and Wii Karaoke U is back in full force this week in Japan!...

by Danny Bivens - March 6, 2013

BLOG: Nintendo 3DS: Embarrassment of Riches

The 3DS is filled with awesomeness. Also, a hopeful Wii U thought for once....

by Neal Ronaghan - February 18, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (02/06/2013)

Double Dragon, Miracle Mask Plus, some Game Gear love, and a slew of videos hit the eShop in Japan this week. ...

by Danny Bivens - February 6, 2013

48-Hour Wii U Challenge Kicks Off in Hollywood

Everyone's favorite plumber goes to Sundance....

by Kimberly Keller - January 17, 2013

NWR Staff's Favorite 10 Games of 2012: New Super Mario Bros. U

The best Mario platformer in 21 years....

by Andrew Brown - January 10, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (12/26/2012)

Free tanks, Space Harrier 3D, Milon's Secret Castle, Famicom Wars and more 3DS retail games hit the eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - December 28, 2012

Nintendo World Report's 2012 Holiday Gaming Guide

A list of gift-worthy games for the discerning Nintendo enthusiast....

by Phillip Stortzum - December 5, 2012

BLOG: The Wii U eShop Is Stealing My Playtime

Watch as Neal attempts to compare ZombiU to Little Inferno and other nonsense....

by Neal Ronaghan - December 4, 2012

BLOG: Nintendo World Report Wii U Live Stream on November 25

We're going to play a bunch of Wii U games. Watch us do so!...

by Patrick Barnett, Neal Ronaghan, and Jared Rosenberg - November 25, 2012

BLOG: Miiverse's Rocky Start Needs to Level Out

If Miiverse is stable, functional on more than Wii U, and compatible with every game, it'll be awesome....

by Neal Ronaghan - November 19, 2012

BLOG: 10 Games I'm Paying Attention To At Wii U Launch

I might not get all these right away, but damn it, I kind of want to!...

by Neal Ronaghan - November 17, 2012

Japan eShop Round-Up (11/14/2012)

Mega Man, Suda 51, Sonic Drift with local multiplayer, a Naruto demo, and more on the eShop this week....

by Danny Bivens - November 14, 2012

Wii U Launch Guide: Nintendo Land, New Super Mario Bros. U, Ninja Gaiden III, and Sing Party

Nintendo's bringing four games to the Wii U launch. Catch up on what they are....

by Neal Ronaghan - November 12, 2012

EB Expo 2012 Report

Thoughts on the Wii U inside....

by Nicholas Bray - October 16, 2012

Staff Sez #9: Fall Anticipation

In this special Staff Sez, we ask the staff what they are most anticipating in the latter part of 2012. ...

by Patrick Barnett - October 10, 2012

Wii U's Launch Window Line-Ups: North America

23 launch games on November 18. Even more after that. Get ready!...

by Neal Ronaghan - September 26, 2012

Wii U's Launch Window Line-Ups: Japan

Japan has a smaller list of launch window games, but it is still strong....

by Neal Ronaghan - September 14, 2012

Wii U's Launch Window Line-Ups: Europe

Here is what is out in Europe on launch day and in the launch window....

by Neal Ronaghan - September 14, 2012

ROUNDTABLE: Predictions for Sept. 13 Wii U Event

The entire NWR staff predict Wii U price, date, pack-ins and other possible megatons!...

by Patrick Barnett, Justin Berube, Danny Bivens, Nicholas Bray, James Charlton, Michael Cole, James Dawson, Mike Gamin, Andy Goergen, Pedro Hernandez, Josh Max, Zachary Miller, Tyler Ohlew, Carmine Red, Neal Ronaghan, Ariel Ruff, and Minoru Yamaizumi - September 8, 2012

ROUNDTABLE: Roundtable Discussion: The Merits (or Lack Thereof) of New Super Mario Bros. 2

Despite two official reviews, NWR staffers still have a hard time agreeing on whether the game is great fun, disappointing, or both....

by Danny Bivens, Nicholas Bray, James Charlton, J.P. Corbran, Alex Culafi, James Dawson, Mike Gamin, Aaron Kaluszka, Carmine Red, Neal Ronaghan, Scott Thompson, and Guillaume Veillette - August 28, 2012

Getting to Know Your New Super Mario Bros. 2 Directors

Who are these young dudes making our new Mario game?...

by Neal Ronaghan - July 24, 2012

BLOG: No Change in New Super Mario Bros. U's Release Date

Just like at E3 2012, the game is listed for holiday 2012, much like the Wii U itself....

by Neal Ronaghan - July 16, 2012

Mario Does Not Wear Suits; He Transforms

According to Nintendo, Mario transforms into his outfits, he doesn't wear them....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 30, 2012

E3 2012 Awards: Best First Party Wii U Game

We've been waiting since 2004 was a new game in this series. The wait might have been worth it....

by J.P. Corbran and Neal Ronaghan - June 14, 2012

E3 2012 Round-Up

Overwhelmed by all of the E3 news, games, and content? We got your back....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 11, 2012

E3 Predictions 2012 - Bingo Edition: Zach's Predictions

Pretty safe bets for the most part, but wouldn't Eternal Darkness 2 be great?...

by Zachary Miller - May 31, 2012

E3 Predictions 2012 - Bingo Edition: James D's Predictions

Localizations, rumors, expected announcements, and nonsense....

by James Dawson - May 31, 2012

E3 Predictions 2012 - Bingo Edition: Alex's Predictions

Even without pictures, Alex is able to hold his own in the predictions game....

by Alex Culafi - May 31, 2012

E3 Predictions 2012 - Bingo Edition: Neal's Predictions

I'm thinking Silicon Knights, Retro Studios, and Platinum Games all have some big announcements....

by Neal Ronaghan - May 31, 2012

BLOG: PSA: A Mario Game on Wii U Was at E3 2011

The news today isn't a revelation....

by Neal Ronaghan - April 16, 2012

What Are Nintendo's Developers Doing?: EAD Groups

Nintendo's primary internal development comes from their many EAD groups....

by Neal Ronaghan - January 25, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 558: The Quest to be Ruthlessly Topical

Sisyphus looks on in admiration......

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, and Guillaume Veillette - February 11, 2018

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 444: Toys-to-Afterlife

Disney may have Infinity, but Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer provides the truest look into the unlimited expanse of oblivion....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - September 13, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 434: Dr. Wario's Snake Oil

We're FINALLY back from E3 with fresh games and your Listener Mail (mostly about the show, of course)....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - July 5, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 58 - RAGE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The world arcade scene, additional last minute E3 predictions, and Reggie rage!...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Ty Shughart - June 13, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 57 - I PREDICT A RIOT

Come and listen to our E3 predictions, Danny's new robot Doll, and your listener mail!...

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, and Ty Shughart - May 25, 2015

THE FAMICAST: Episode 47 - ANNUAL GIFT MAN'S REVENGE

Join the Famicrew as they all get together for a bumper episode to ring in the festive season, and fight the evil Christmas robot overlord....

by Danny Bivens, James Charlton, Ty Shughart, and Matt Walker - December 22, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 353: Host Your Little Heart Out

Everything is back to normal. Almost....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - October 6, 2013

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 343: Steam Punk'd

StreetPass games, Wii U talk, Zelda, and the buyer's remorse of James Jones....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - July 21, 2013

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 73: Subtle Like Sting

Nintendo Direct, monumental games, and Dead Space 3 on this week's Connectivity!...

by Patrick Barnett, Danny Bivens, Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - February 16, 2013

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 322: You're the Best Around

Our Top 5 games of 2012 include many surprises and passionate advocacy. Could it be that Wii had a better year than 3DS?...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - January 19, 2013

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 66: Shut Up, I'm Making Deductions

A light post-Christmas episode with GOTY talk and a Doctor Who recap!...

by Nicholas Bray, David Egolf, Neal Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - December 29, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 65: Completely Incomplete

Listener mail, what we've been playing, an in-depth look at Assassin's Creed 3, and the return of Dino Chat!...

by Patrick Barnett, Danny Bivens, Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - December 22, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 319: Do Not Disturb the Red Balls

This short, simple episode still contains tons of games....

by James Jones, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - December 20, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 318: Don't Shit on the Fish Farmer

We pulled an ex-NWR favorite out of retirement for this packed episode....

by James Jones, Jonathan Metts, Nathan Mustafa, and Guillaume Veillette - December 15, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 317: Highway Through the Great Divide

New Business stretches across segments, and we lament the passing of a beloved magazine....

by Michael Cole, James Jones, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - December 9, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 315: Nintendo Launch Alliance

Wii U is all the New Business we need....

by Billy Berghammer, James Jones, Jonathan Metts, Ariel Ruff, and Guillaume Veillette - November 24, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 312: Hail to the High Schooler

A pirate steps into our midst, and we talk about Wii U... a lot....

by Karl Castaneda, James Jones, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - October 27, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 56: Nealanders Giants

Neal sure does love him some Skylanders. Like... a lot....

by Patrick Barnett, Nicholas Bray, Andrew Brown, Neal Ronaghan, and Mike Sklens - October 20, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 304: Don't Blame Games

On this episode: 3DS remorse, Wii U impressions, another Mario mod, and a very memorable Listener Mail segment. Plus: another RetroActive!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - September 2, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 46: Too Much of a Good Thing

Recapping the EA Summer Showcase, debating Mario Fatigue, and Zach teaches us all about dinosaurs!...

by Zachary Miller, Carmine Red, Neal Ronaghan, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - August 11, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 294: Something in Common

The boys are back in town with some final thoughts on E3 2012. Final until the next episode, that is....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - June 16, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Connectibites 2012 E3 Reaction Show

We all watched it, now you get to listen to us react to it....

by Alex Culafi, Andy Goergen, and Mike Sklens - June 5, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Connectibites News Digest - May 18, 2012

Patrick and Neal are back to talk downloads and Wii U game news....

by Patrick Barnett and Neal Ronaghan - May 18, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 269: Doin' It Like We Do

This week, RFN returns to the classic format... and it's super effective!...

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - December 4, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 251: For a Few Letters More

One segment, three gamers, a fistful of emails -- these are the signs that we may have burned ourselves out last week....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, and Jonathan Metts - July 17, 2011

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Game Profile

New Super Mario Bros. U Box Art

Genre Action
Developer Nintendo
Players1 - 5

Worldwide Releases

na: New Super Mario Bros. U
Release Nov 18, 2012
PublisherNintendo
RatingEveryone
jpn: New Super Mario Bros. U
Release Dec 08, 2012
PublisherNintendo
RatingAll Ages
eu: New Super Mario Bros. U
Release Nov 30, 2012
PublisherNintendo
Rating3+
aus: New Super Mario Bros. U
Release Nov 30, 2012
PublisherNintendo
RatingGeneral
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