New Super Mario Bros U

New Super Mario Bros. U | Review

There’s something about New Super Mario Bros. U that feels like a step onto new ground. First off, the map screen is a welcome change featuring winding pathways similar to Super Mario World. I know it’s just a simple cosmetic change, but with such little story in the side-scrolling games┬ácompared to the likes of┬áSuper Mario Galaxy, the world map gives more of an adventuring feel. I realize this is an odd point to start with, but I’m...

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Big World Map Returns in New Super Mario Bros. U

One of my biggest disappointments with the Super Mario Bros. series has been the drifting away from Mario 3 and Mario World overworld maps. I know, it’s all the same content but something just feels cooler about those expansive and wandering paths. Now they’re back! This means I’ll definitely be moving in with my friends who buy a Wii U later this month and gather around it’s warming glow in late November. This news is a complete...

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