Super Mario U is an upcoming game for the Nintendo Wii U. The game is a 2D platformer in the vein of games like New Super Mario Bros. Wii and New Super Mario Bros. 2. The game will be released in April 2013. The game will also include more enemies, more items, and new levels.
Super Mario U features elements from New Super Mario Bros. U and Super Mario 3D Land. The game has the same abilities as in New Super Mario Bros. Wii. The game also includes returning power-ups, like the Ice Flower and Hammer Suit. Like in the past games, you must reach the Flagpole to finish the level. For Super Guide, the game will include the Tip Network. Yoshis will also return with the same abilities from New Super Mario Bros. Wii.
Super Mario U has the same controls as New Super Mario Bros. U.
Wii U GamePad
Wii U Pro Controller
There are five modes in Super Mario U.
- Adventure Mode - Join the adventure to save Princess Peach.
- Coin Rush - Collect as many coins as possible.
- Free-for-All - Choose a level to play on and get a high score.
- Options - View the options and view the music.
Click here for the soundtrack.
|Mario||Mario is the main character in the game. He saved Princess Peach a lot, but is willing to save her again. Mario has balacned stats, but he has more power than the other three characters.|
|Luigi||Luigi once again joined his older brother on the journey to rescue Princess Peach. Luigi can jump higher than Mario, but he has the same speed as him. Unlike the Toads, he can be chosen in 1-Player.|
|Yellow Toad||Yellow Toad returns to the adventure, along with Blue Toad. His jumps are higher than Luigi, but he is slower than Blue Toad. He is only playable in Multiplayer Mode.|
|Blue Toad||Blue Toad returns to the adventure along with Yellow Toad. He is the fastest character in the game, but can't jump as high as Yellow Toad. He is only playable in Multiplayer Mode.|
Click here for the list of enemies.
|N/A||N/A||Small Mario is Mario's default form. In this form, Mario cannot break Brick Blocks. If Mario gets hit by an enemy or obstacle, he will lose a life.|
|Super Mushroom||As Super Mario, Mario has all of his basic abilities. He can also break Brick Blocks, but when he gets hit, he'll turn back into Small Mario. When a player grabs a Super Mushroom when they're powered-up, they'll be rewarded with five coins.|
|Fire Flower||As Fire Mario, Mario will have the ability to throw fireballs, but he can only throw two fireballs at a time. When Mario performs a spin jump, he will throw two fireballs at once.|
|Ice Flower||As Ice Mario, Mario will have the ability to throw iceballs, but he can only throw two iceballs at a time. When Mario perfroms a spin jump, he will throw two iceballs at once.|
|Super Leaf||As Raccoon Mario, Mario will gain a P-Meter. The P-Meter will allow Mario to fly at full speed. Mario is also able to hover in the air, and swing his tail to defeat enemies.|
|Super Star||As Invincible Mario, Mario will start flashing rainbow colors. He can also run at high speeds, and is invulnerable to almost anything.|
|Mini Mushroom||As Mini Mario, Mario is able to jump very high, and can run on water. He can also enter small pipes. Like Small Mario, after being hit by an enemy, he'll lose a life.|
|Coin||Coins are very common items. Coins are scattered throughout levels and can be found in Blocks, the ground, or from enemies. When the player gets 100 they will receive a 1-Up.|
|Blue Coin||Blue Coins are coins that appear when a player activates a P-Switch. Blue Coins are found in groups. In the game, Blue coins are worth two coins.|
|Red Coin||Red Coins are coins that appear when a player goes through a Red Ring, which will make eight red coins. When a player collects all of the red coins, the player will get rewared with a certain power-up.|
|Red Ring||Red Rings are items that can be found in various levels throughout the game. When a player passes through this item, eight red coins will appear nearby. After a little bit, the coins will disappear.|
|? Block||? Blocks are common items that are found throughout the game. These blocks contains any kind of power-up, 1-Up Mushrooms, Poison Mushrooms, or coins.|
|Winged ? Block||Winged ? Blocks are Question Blocks with wings. When a player hits the block, they'll recieve a coin or a 1-Up Mushroom.|
|Brick Block||Brick Blocks are also common blocks that are found throughout the game. These blocks can be broken, but can't be broken by a character when they're small. These blocks can also contain various items.|
|Star Coin||Star Coins are coin-related items that are very common throughout the game. There are three star coins that are found in a level. They can be in various ways.|
- World 1 - Mushroom Hills - A grassland valley with trees and flowers, outside of Peach's Castle.
- World 2 - Koopahari Desert - A desert world with Moai-statues and quicksand.
- World 3 - Rainforest Ruins - A jungle world that is surrounded by Trees and bushes.
References to Previous Games
Super Mario Bros-Kinda like this
Super Mario Bros 3: Super Leaf Returns
New Super Mario Bros- Mini Mushroom Returns.
New Super Mario Bros U-The name is almost the same.
The name is almost "New Super Mario Bros U".