New Super Mario Bros. Wii is a platform game for the Wii that is the sequel to the Nintendo DS game New Super Mario Bros. The game was first shown during Nintendo’s E3 2009 conference and was released in Australia on November 12, 2009, North America on November 15, 2009, Europe on November 20, 2009, Japan on December 3, 2009, and South Korea on August 7, 2010.
Details and Instructions
Despite the fact that New Super Mario Bros. Wii is a 2D platform game, some of the characters and items are 3D polygonal renderings on 2D backgrounds, creating a 2.5D effect (also seen in New Super Mario Bros) that visually replicates 3D computer graphics.
Players can take on the roles of Mario, Luigi, or two Toad characters: one blue and one yellow (with the first player always as Mario).
The controls are identical to those seen in New Super Mario Bros., with the addition of the ability to spin in mid-air by shaking the Wii Remote, as well as the ability to pick up, carry, and throw other players. People can play up to four players at once in multiplayer mode. If a player character loses a life but has at least one life left in reserve, he will reappear encased in a bubble and can only play again if another player frees him by hitting the bubble or a fire/ice ball (the player can shake the Wii Remote to move his bubble closer to an active player, but cannot free himself).
If one player enters a pipe, climbs a vine, or grabs the flagpole before the end of the stage, the other players will warp to the same position after a short time, or have a limited amount of time to grab the pole before the course ends. Mario (Player 1) is i