Tynan Muddle for Aussie-Gamer.com writes: "Super Mario is a video game icon and it’s only fitting that he would return in New Super Mario Bros. U for Nintendo Wii U’s launch.
The “New” in the title refers to a recent trend of returning Mario back to his 2D side-scrolling platforming roots since the first in the series on Nintendo DS, New Super Mario Bros.. This is the fourth in this series line and the second to appear on a home console.
This Wii U entry promises to use the GamePad in new and unique ways, does it deliver? Let’s find out."