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Submitted by TnS 2358d ago | review

GameSpot Reviews Super Mario Galaxy: 9.5/10 and Editor's Choice Award

Here is the game that Wii owners have been pining for, a game that has tons of appeal for both the less experienced player and the longtime gamer. A game that deftly combines accessibility and challenge, all wrapped up in a package that's both deep and addictive. Super Mario Galaxy is all of this and more. It is simultaneously one of Mario's best adventures and a game that doesn't require fandom of the portly plumber's previous engagements to appreciate. The sheer quality of Mario Galaxy's wonderful level designs, tight controls, and brilliant presentation is the sort of thing that just about anyone who loves gaming should be able to appreciate, and that many will fall head-over-heels for. (Super Mario Galaxy, Wii) 9.5/10

Real gamer 4 life  +   2358d ago
Wow this game must be smoking hot to get a 9.5 from gamespot.
MK_Red  +   2358d ago
Not neccessarily. World in Conflict was a good game but no where near COD4 and BioShock but GameSpot gave it 9.5 and gave COD4 and BioShock a 9.
Thankfully SMG is a real hot game and deserves the high 9.5.
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MK_Red  +   2358d ago
Great review from Alex Navarro. SMG definitly deserves a high score and a great reviewer (Still hate GameSpot though).

Also, is it just me or GameSpot's screenshots seem a bit dark?
TnS  +   2358d ago
A bit dark screen grabs.
tony  +   2358d ago
right on target. i thing gamespot look at how mainstream a game can be and sometimes they overlook what the game really brings to the videogame industry. i can say they totally overlooked what bioshock and call of duty 4 brings to the industry and gave them a 9.0. the one that i agreed is the orange box review, totally deserves the 9.5 review.
MK_Red  +   2358d ago
Thanks. Thought something is wrong with my eyes or monitor.
(MK couldn't find a better time to bash GameSpot and say how they couldn't get right screen grabs and made them look dark)

Also, agree with Tony. GameSpot gave a did a bad jon with COD4 and BioShock.

Back to topic, review says the game pushes he Wii hardware and yet they didn't give it the technical graphics award/medal. Isn't tech graphics based on console's power and in this case SMG is beyond Wii's hardware.
But hey, it's the idiot GS who forgot to give the art design medal to COD4.
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Real gamer 4 life  +   2358d ago
I think i might have to purchase a wii.
MK_Red  +   2358d ago
This, Metroid Prime 3 and Zack & Wiki were enough to convince me to buy a Wii.
cooke15  +   2358d ago
SPM, MP3, BWII,Z&W, SMG, Fire Emblem and Trauma Center were enough for me to get a Wii :)
solar  +   2358d ago
hell...
my excessive beer drinking and wii sports with buddies was enough to make me buy a wii. you'll like it buddy, :D
DeckUKold  +   2358d ago
WOW
GAMESPOT? GAMESPOT? GAMESPOT? are you sure it aint GAMESPY? lol
Danja  +   2358d ago
9.5...this game deserves a 7.5....isn't it a platformer...ok j/k....we all expected this game to be great...so good for Wii owners you have another quality game to play..!!
solar  +   2358d ago
ok, i need someone to come get me in 5 days. im gonna freeze myself, thaw me out when SMG gets here. sound good?
cooke15  +   2358d ago
Like when cartman froze himself cause he didnt want to wait any longer for a Wii? lol
solar  +   2358d ago
ya hehe, that two parter was GREAT. loved it.
Shaka2K6  +   2358d ago
If you tell me thats a n-64 game.
I believed you.
its a mario game they are always overated but fail to deliver the goods.
DeckUKold  +   2358d ago
You fail
for me to treat you serious joker2k6
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Bnet343  +   2358d ago
Still not making me buy a Wii :P
Sorry but Super Smash Bros. Brawl will be the Wii's best game.
Takumi86  +   2358d ago
WTF IS WRONG WITH GAMESPOT REVIEW

C0D4 9.0 WTF IS THAT THE GAME DESERVE A 10/10
forum_crawler  +   2358d ago
Hey
Some people might believe that Viva Pinata deserves a 10/10, but that doesn't mean it does...
DeckUKold  +   2358d ago
looking at GS
critics score SMG can challenge Zelda as the higest rated game of all time
solar  +   2358d ago
first time ive seen someone complain about the suits that we know of so far....hope they end up being cool :D
Maestro  +   2358d ago
Super Mario Galaxy = Game of the year
Like I said million times before:

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Haters am cry. ROFL
cooke15  +   2358d ago
Was there really any doubt?
DeckUKold  +   2358d ago
yo maestro
LMAO!!! you are something else
Jammy2211  +   2358d ago
Great review, this game is looks set to go down in history.

It's head to the top 10 in gamerankings, well, it's currently challenging Ocarina of Time. Hmmmmmm.
Adropacrich2  +   2358d ago
I'd be one pissed off kid if i got R+C instead of this.Different game types i know but Mario Galaxy looks to be pure gold.

Only Nintendo can pull off 3d platforming perfection.

I can finally stop playing SM64.
ChickeyCantor  +   2357d ago
some of you getting mad about the score of other games....its still an opinion people!!

and yeah its getting lots of 9's, then it must be good for allot of people.
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