New Super Mario Bros. 2 For Nintendo 3DS

New Super Mario Bros. 2 3DS Game Box Cover Art

Region Release date
North America August 19, 2012
UK/Europe August 17, 2012
Japan July 28, 2012

New Super Mario Bros. 2 is a side-scrolling platform game of the Mario series that was developed by Nintendo for the 3DS. The game features the Raccoon Mario power-up, and the P-Meter. The Koopalings were also re-introduced in this Super Mario Bros game, however, Bowser Jr. was not.

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78 out of 100

Metacritic MetaScore

8.5 out of 10


During the gameplay, Mario and Luigi (only one can play at a time) have the ability to dash, jump, crouch, ground pound, wall jump, double/triple jump, and pickup and throw items. In addition, both characters can collect coins and take advantage of power-ups that can be discovered during the gameplay. The game introduced new power-ups such as; Gold Flower, and the Invincibility Leaf. Old, well known power-ups are still obtainable in the game.

In-Game Bosses :

  • World 1 – Roy Koopa
  • World 2 – Iggy Koopa
  • World Mushroom – Larry Koopa
  • World 3 – Wendy O. Koopa
  • World 4 – Morton Koopa Jr.
  • World Flower – Lemmy Koopa
  • World 5 – Ludwig von Koopa
  • World 6 and Gold Classics Pack – Bowser
  • World Star – Dry Bowser

Note : every tower has a Reznor boss to battle.

Questions Answers
Wi-Fi Multiplayer Gameplay No
Local Multiplayer Gameplay Yes
Game Available at eShop Yes

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