New Super Mario Bros Wii offers a mix of cooperative and competitive play.
Work together to rescue Princess Peach, or use your skills to battle for the
best ranking. Co-operate by saving your friends from danger – or get rid of
the competition by tossing them straight into it!
A classic 2D adventure, the game follows the style of New Super Mario Bros.
for Nintendo DS. Princess Peach has been kidnapped by Bowser and it’s up to
Mario to save her, but this time he’s not alone! Up to four players can join
in the fun at the same time, playing as Mario, Luigi or either one of the
Toads. Of course, you can also play solo and perfect your performance but
friends and family will soon want to grab their Wii Remotes and join in the
New features in the game include the new propeller suit, which, by shaking
the Wii Remote, allows your character to fly and hover – great for reaching
secret areas. You can also use your suit to help your fellow players, for
instance if another player picks you up, you can both fly together! There is
a new penguin suit too which enables you to throw ice balls at your enemy,
jump onto your stomach and slide with incredible speed across icy sections
of a stage. Players can even ride different Yoshis through the crazy and
imaginative levels, using their tongues to swallow enemies – or their fellow
New Super Mario Bros. Wii is also the first Nintendo game to feature a dynamic
help system, which allows you to access a mode which allows you to watch how a
level can be completed if you are stuck. The best thing about this mode is that
you are free to jump into the action you’re watching on screen at any time!