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New Super Mario Bros. 2 review: Gold, standard

New Super Mario Bros. 2 is a good platformer. Nobody doubted it would be. However, it's impossible to avoid holding a Mario game up to a higher standard than other platformers, and in that context it's a lot less successful. Three games in, the New Super Mario Bros. series is already set in its...

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Downloadable Mario 3DS games go on sale leading up to New Super Mario Bros. 2

Nintendo is building to the first-of-its-kind downloadable launch of New Super Mario Bros. 2 by letting us download some older Mario games on the cheap. The "Month of Mario," as Nintendo calls it, puts one 3DS Virtual Console game on sale a week, from this Thursday through the August 19 launch of...

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Digital New Super Mario Bros. 2 customers get Donkey Kong in Japan

You might think it's neat that North American Club Nintendo members will net extra coins for downloading the digital version of New Super Mario Bros. 2, but Japanese fans get an even sweeter bonus: An entire game. Specifically, Japanese downloaders will get Donkey Kong: Original Edition, which...

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New Super Mario Bros. 2 download nets twice the Club Nintendo coins

When New Super Mario Bros. 2 arrives in August, Nintendo will give everyone who buys the downloadable version some extra Club Nintendo coins. Registering a store-bought copy of New Super Mario Bros. 2 will get you 50 coins, but if you download it you'll get 100 coins instead. Those looking to...

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New Super Mario Bros 2 trailer full of coins, still free to watch

In this money-crazed, wealth-obsessed society of ours, New Super Mario Bros 2 stands as a metaphor for greed. Watch as Mario stomps on the 99% of the Mushroom Kingdom, stealing their gold and fattening his wallet. What does he need all those 1UPs for anyway?...

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Get an extra large hands-on with the 3DS XL at San Diego Comic-Con 2012

You and your buddy Peter always go to San Diego Comic Con, sure, but do you always get a chance to be the first people in North America to touch Nintendo's next handheld? The answer is no, because you don't. But this year, you totally will, as Nintendo's bringing the 3DS XL. The Japanese game...

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Lets-a go look at nearly 70 New Super Mario Bros. 2 screens

Stop looking at whatever else it was you were looking at and start looking at this incredible wealth of New Super Mario Bros. 2 screens. No, seriously, you should start looking. It's gonna take a while....

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UK's New Super Mario Bros. 2 pre-order bonus is a rad Mario coin case

New Super Mario Bros. 2 has more gold coins in it than the United States Bullion Depository and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York combined, but the only way to extract real, honest, actually completely fake gold from the game is to pre-order it from either GAME or Gamestation in the UK. The...

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Nintendo Direct trailers: Kirby's Dream Collection, Professor Layton, and more

Last night during the US Nintendo Direct presentation, we were treated to footage of several new games including the Wii Kirby's Dream Collection and Pikmin 2, the 3DS's Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask, New Super Mario Bros. 2, and the DS's Pokemon Black and White Version 2. There's also a...

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New Super Mario Bros. 2 to offer paid DLC stages [update]

New Super Mario Bros. 2 will have special post-launch "Coin Rush" stages available as downloads, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has announced. In keeping with the theme of the game, these stages will be paid DLC. The "Coin Rush" mode is a series of three-stage courses, during which you have only...

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