The triumphant return of the classic platforming king
New Super Mario Bros. is the newest Super Mario side-scroller in over a decade. It uses the same gameplay as the original Super Mario Bros., only now the game has enhanced 3-D graphics, new enemies, and new places. Classic elements like Goombas, Koopas, pipes, and mushrooms add to the fun. But new things help too: a giant mushroom the transforms you into a giant behemoth, ghosts that bust down brick walls, and a blue Koopa shell that lets you slide across the landscape.
Despite the presence of more popular genres like shooter and racing, New Super Mario Bros. is still able to prove one thing: the old formula does work.
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