New Super Mario Bros. Wii

New Super Mario Bros. Wii is a system developed by Nintendo jump 'n' run game, which was released in Germany on 20 November 2009. In New Super Mario Bros. Wii, the classic gameplay of the first Super Mario Bros. for the NES will be taken up again, so it is called New in the title.


The game is played in 2 -D, but features 3- D elements. The game is played with the " Wiimote ", the remote control of the Wii. This is parallel to the floor and held horizontally to run to the right or left, the D-pad is used. To race to use the 1 button to jump the 2 button. If you shake the Wiimote, the character makes a rotation jump. Furthermore, it is also possible to play with the Wiimote and Nunchuk combination. The one - button, the A button the 2 button and the analog stick buttons replace Z and B, the control pad. The motion controller is further endorsed by the Wiimote. For the first time there is also a multiplayer mode that allows up to four players simultaneously take part in the story mode. Especially for this purpose, there are some new elements, for example, a player can wear the other, or if a character falls into a hole or defeated by an opponent is, it comes in a kind of bubble that can be shattered by another player to the defeated save players. In multiplayer mode, you have the choice between:

  • Mario ( first player is automatically Mario )
  • Luigi
  • Blue Toad
  • Yellow Toad.

Initially characters like Princess Peach or Wario were being considered. This would have stand-alone game physics of characters required, as the gliding of Princess Peach or Rempel or Furzattacke of Wario. They opted for the Toads, since they have a similar game behavior such as Mario and Luigi and they wanted every Players present the same game experience.

New Super Mario Bros. Wii is Nintendo's first game with the new Super Guide feature. The Super Guide will help the player, if he died at one point eight times. Appears Upon request, a computer-controlled Luigi and shows the player the way through the level, the player can take over at any point and finish the level itself. At the end of a level, that the Super Guide ( Super Guide in the game) has been completed, the player can decide whether the level should be saved or whether he wants to play it yourself.

The difficulty of the game is generally kept higher than in other games of the Super Mario series.


As in every " Super Mario " game is about to rescue Princess Peach from Bowser before, a kind of giant tortoise. In New Super Mario Bros. Wii Peach is kidnapped by Bowser Jr. and his seven siblings, who already made ​​trouble in Super Mario Bros. 3 and Super Mario World. To save them, Mario travels through eight worlds, each with about eight to ten levels. In each world there is a castle and a castle. At the end of each castle or castle level there is a boss. After initial single play through a ninth world is unlocked in the world per a bonus level can be denied if the player has collected all the gold star coins in each world.

Power -ups

Power -ups are objects that allow the character to transform themselves or to improve in the short term.

Classic power-ups

Mario becomes Super Mario, masonry blocks can crush and holds a damage of more.

The player is big and can throw fireballs. In addition, he is after obtaining damage is not small again, but going in the same state like the one triggered by the Super Mushroom.

The player is great as with the fire flower, but can throw ice balls instead of fireballs, which can freeze the majority of all opponents. Frozen enemies can be lifted, depending on their size and thrown at other enemies. After damage same effect as the fire flower.

The player receives an extra life.

The player is very small, can run faster, jump higher and much further and walk on water. If he takes damage in this state, he is immediately defeated.

The player is briefly invulnerable and kill most enemies simply by touching. If a player in multiplayer mode with star picking up a player without a star, then the star transfers to the other players

New power-ups

The player is big and can fly for a short time long after he performs a rotation jump. After damage same effect as the fire flower.

The player takes on a penguin suit. Thus it moves safely on icy surfaces, swims faster through water and can also slide on his belly over ice and water. As with the white frost, it is possible to freeze opponents. After damage same effect as the fire flower.

Reviews / Criticism

  • = 9/ 10 points
  • = 86 %
  • Games Aktuell = 85 %
  • NZone = 90 %
  • = 91 %
  • Famitsu = 40/40
  • = 91 %


On 7 July 2011, the successor to New Super Mario Bros. Wii was announced at the E ³. He should carry the title New Super Mario Bros. Mii and appear for the successor Wii U console. On the E ³ 2012, the final title New Super Mario Bros. U was announced. There was a trailer shown, announced several information and also a playable demo provided. On November 30, 2012, the game finally appeared together with the new Wii U console in Europe.