New Super Mario Bros. Video

The Mario series heads back to its roots and recreates that classic 2D feel with an all new game.

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Super Mario Bros. Wonder delivers record-breaking sales

Super Mario Bros. Wonder delivers record-breaking sales after over 10 million players ride the inchworm. The plumber and the pipe make history.

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Goodbye New Mario, I Won't Miss You

Super Mario Bros. Wonder is the first Mario 2D game in almost two decades without the New Super Mario art style, and it looks all the better for it

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misterandy337d ago

Am I missing something? It looks exactly the same, just higher resolution… Is this sarcasm?

specialguest337d ago

Yes, you're not observant if you think it looks exactly the same. It immediately appeared different to me from the start. Mario's 3D model will always be the same, so not much difference there. However, the animation they've given the Super Mario Wonder makes it look more like a CGI Mario animation where as the New Mario Bros game looks more like typical video game animation movements

__SteakDeck__336d ago

@specialguest Yeah those animations are insane.

FinalFantasyFanatic337d ago

You really didn't notice the difference? It's really obvious, I was surprised when I first saw the trailer.

Asplundh336d ago

"Am I missing something?"

Your glasses maybe?

Juancho51337d ago

This Mario game looks great, getting a switch for this and Mario RPG. CANT WAIT, TITS JACKED.

Profchaos336d ago

Yeah I liked how much more emotion could be conveyed through the new style at first glance I didn't see much difference but then rewatching the trailer I'm seeing more and more animations that remind me of the Mario artwork from the manual of smb3

Outlawzz336d ago

I hated the new super Mario bros Style. This new one seems a lot more expressive and less generic. I hope it's a good game

shinoff2183336d ago

I prefer the 2d Mario's. Me and my girl have played them all together and mario galaxy , Mario odyssey. The 2nd player option is extremely eh

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Nintendo Needs a 'New' New Super Mario Bros. Series

Nintendo hasn't given attention to the New Super Mario Bros. series in years, and it may be time to give the 2D platformer something 'new' to do.

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Becuzisaid438d ago

Mario as a 2D platformer has been around for nearly 40 years. What else is there that a 2D Mario platformer can do besides throw in a random gimmick like Cat-suit Mario (yes I know that was a 3D Mario, but I'm just making a point - gimmicks are not innovations)? The entire premise is go from point A to point B, collect a couple things on the way, jump over obstacles, and reach and exit. I hoped at one point that Mario Maker would be the next big 2D Mario thing, but that just quickly became a series of stupid-complicated autorun levels. I say just build off of Odyssey for a few games and innovate in that direction.

And for the record I love 2D Mario games, and if anyone can find a way to innovate something it's Nintendo - BUT the New SMB series of games wasn't all that great and to me it's just the limitations of the genre at this point.

CrimsonWing69438d ago

It’s crazy to me that nothing has come close to Mario 3 and Mario World. Those are the apex of Mario games for me. Yea 64 was revolutionary and I even like Odyssey, but I would choose 3 over any Mario game.