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  • May 24, 2006
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I need to warn everyone that my wife and I are both old enough to have been fans of the orginal Mario... but we are still young to love the newest version in the series.


Sometimes you just have to get back to the basics - and that is exactly what happens with this newest Mario installment. Nintendo has taken the best features of the first three Super Marios (with some new features too!) and blended them into one great game.

Pros-

- All new version of an great favorite
- Interesting twists
- nice graphics for a hand held game
- Decent game length
- very fun mini games

Cons-

- Game isn't too challenging for your average gamer
- Most of the mini games are repeats

As a whole - the game is well worth the $35 and will supply many hours of great game play.

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Twenty years after Nintendo's biggest franchise was born, the Mario Bros. return in a dazzling, all-new platformer sure to set players' fingers twitching. In New Super Mario Bros. for DS, fans from Mario's classic days will see their dreams answered in this return to the Mushroom Kingdom, while a new generation of Mario players will learn what true platforming greatness means. The game contains 80 levels of side-scrolling fun across 8 worlds and features multiplayer support both in wireless DS single-card download play and wireless DS multi-card play.

 

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Mega Mushooms power-up in action in New Super Mario Bros. for DS
Loads of fun powerups.
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Map of the game worlds to visit displayed on the lower DS screen in New Super Mario Bros. for DS
Easy to follow 8 gameworld map.
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Mario facing Bowser in an underworld boss battle New Super Mario Bros. for DS
Boss battles against familiar foes.
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Story
The storyline of New Super Mario Bros. is simple, but 100% classic Mario Bros. During a tranquil walk with Princess Peach, Mario witness a lightning strike on Peach's castle. Mario predictably races off to lend a hand, but no sooner has he stepped away from the always popular Peach, than he sees Bowser Jr. step into the picture and drag her away. As mario pursues them throughout both overworld and underworld, the appearance of Bowser and the Koopas shows that the list of fiends opposing him is longer than he expected. But Mario is not one to be put off by such things. Come along with Mario, Luigi and other friends as they venture into the depths of the Mushroom Kingdom to get Peach back once again.

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ESRB: E - (Everyone)
Number of Players: 1
Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Nintendo
Console: Nintendo DS
Genre: Action
Release Date: May 15, 2006
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