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Submitted by mrbojingles 1021d ago | news

Nintendo confirms New Super Mario Bros U will be 1080p

Nintendo revealed today that New Super Mario Bros U will run in full hd at 1080p. Previously the game had only been shown in 720p. Good news for Wii U buyers! (New Super Mario Bros. U, Nintendo, Wii U)

Update MAJOR NEWS: Nintendo has since removed the mention of 1080p and now only says "in high definition"

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DaThreats  +   1021d ago
Mario in HD
Jesus of gaming is now back with higher resolution
Samus HD  +   1021d ago
lol.. the messiah is comming!
camel_toad  +   1021d ago
This could have been a Barbie RPG and I would have still been sold because of the 1080p.

I sure do like living in the future!
PopRocks359  +   1021d ago
Odd. I though the first part Nintendo games were 'confirmed' 720p. Oh well, I'm not complaining. Matter of fact I'm happy to be wrong, or at least misinformed. A better looking game is a nice place to solid gameplay.
Neonridr  +   1021d ago
you aren't misinformed. This news is new and unexpected. Nintendo did go on the record to say all their first party games would be 720p for the launch window. Games in the future (Mario, Zelda, Metroid) could be 1080p, but we were under the impression that NSMBU and Pikmin were for sure 720p.

This is great news..
mrbojingles  +   1021d ago
If Pikmin 3 can be 1080p with all those characters on screen I'll be impressed
Neonridr  +   1021d ago
It looks amazing at 720p, but who knows, if they could take some time between now and the launch and tweak it to be in 1080p that would be very impressive. The attention to detail in Pikmin is unreal.
Moonman  +   1021d ago
Nice! Already pre-ordered though.
YoungPlex  +   1021d ago
Give it some time, a lot of Wii U games will run in 1080p. I wouldn't be surprised if they held back Rayman Legends to implement 1080p resolution.

I already know that the haters will be all over this, "Um, it better be in 1080p!" Yea okay!

Looking good Nintendo, keep it coming...
yewles1  +   1021d ago
*yawn* blah blah, it's 2D, it better be in 1080p, blah blah... *yawn*
Neonridr  +   1021d ago
lol, how many 2D games for the PS3 and Xbox 360 are 1080p? Trine 2 wasn't even 1080p, and they couldn't release the DLC for those systems because they would have had to make several sacrifices to the graphics and effects in the game to make it work for their hardware. The Wii U on the other hand? 1080p and 60 frames per second, with the DLC included in the game.
fourtwenty2009  +   1021d ago
This is welcome news. I was definitely bummed when I thought this was a 720p title. All that waiting for new better hardware and... 720p Mario? Totally unacceptable.

1080p ftw
mrbojingles  +   1021d ago
I wish I had a 1080p set to experience this the best way, rocking an old 26 inch 720p set! As Mario would say, WAAAHHHHH!
AO1JMM  +   1021d ago
Glad I preordered....
Trunkz Jr  +   1021d ago
Will have to spend night in car at Bestbuy, they aren't taking in-store pre-orders for the Black version, as i'll have to beat all the jerks who just want the system to make a profit on ebay...
WrAiTh Sp3cTr3  +   1021d ago
Walmart is doing a layaway program for the black version. You might want to check that out...
herbs  +   1021d ago
This is great news :D Too bad my TV is only capable of 1366-768p which seems like a totally random resolution :P Want to play my wii wii in 1080p Damn It!
DivineAssault  +   1020d ago
Good, i was worried for a bit about that one.. No excuse for this or nintendo land to be 720p w all that horsepower.. Still NEEDS ONLINE NINTENDO! get on it
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fourtwenty2009  +   1020d ago
UPDATE: http://newsupermariobrosu.n...

***** NINTENDO HAS REMOVED THE REFERENCE TO 1080P FROM THE NSMBU WEBSITE *****

LOL!!!

720P MARIO!!?? That sucks. Lol I guess if you want Mario in 1080p there's always dolphin lol
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