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New Super Mario Bros. [European] (DS)

New Super Mario Bros. [European] (DS)
alaScore 93

493 reviews

Jun, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 493 reviews of New Super Mario Bros. [European] (DS). The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Nintendo DS Games for all reviews. People really like the design.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo DS Games the New Super Mario Bros. [European] (DS) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Ugly Bob (

New Super Mario Bros. Review


The first 2D Mario game in over 10 years. Is it still the king of platformers?

As many Internet reviewers have commented, the necessity of number scoring is understandable but troubling at times. You might think that due to all of my complaints about this game and comparisons to past Mario greats, I am compelled to perhaps give...

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : Ken "ZeroTolerance" McKown (

New Super Mario Bros.


Can you believe it has been over twenty years since the introduction of everyone's favorite plumber? You would be hard pressed to find someone that has not heard of Mario...

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Jan, 2011

Expert review by : Daniel Kelly (

Classic Video Games: New Super Mario Brothers for the Nintendo DS


Who doesn't remember those classic video games - Super Mario Brothers? Oh, how we loved those little plumbers in their red and green jumpsuits. Well, now you can have them in the palm of your hand - literally! Here is your review over the Nintendo DS...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Caleb Newby (

New Super Mario Bros. (DS) Review


Mario and Luigi are back in their first all new traditional platformer in nearly 15 years! Has it been worth the wait, or has time left this genre behind?

Jul, 2006

Expert review by : Sean Gibson (

New Super Mario Bros (DS)


SYNOPSIS: ew Super Mario Bros. for the DS lets you play an updated version of the classic Super Mario Bros. world, with all-new moves taken from other hit Mario games. When Mario and Princess Peach are taking a walk, a bolt of lightning hits Mushroom...

Overall, New Super Mario Brothers almost makes the cost of the DS Lite totally worthwhile only if you played this game alone - it's that good.  This game is highly recommended to all gamers.

Jul, 2006

Expert review by : Chris Leyton (

NEW Super Mario Bros Review


After a long wait Mario and Luigi are finally back and time hasn't changed a thing it seems...

Although not the best Mario title ever - that accolade is still widely contested between Mario Bros 3 and Super Mario World - NEW Super Mario Bros is, however, an enjoyable and entertaining return to form for the Mario Bros and the 2D platformer genre...

Jun, 2006

Expert review by : Will 'Jayson' Hill (

New Super Mario Bros. Review


The "new" Super Mario game may borrow a lot of elements from the classic games in the series but proves to be a whole lot of fun just the same.

With summer here there is going to be more gaming on the go as handhelds get taken on road trips. And just in time, Nintendo has given us a blast from the past to take along and relive the fun of our wasted youths. The game mechanics show a bit of...

Jun, 2006

Expert review by : Jake McNeill (

New Super Mario Bros.


Earlier this year, I reviewed Super Princess Peach for the Nintendo DS. At the time, I called it “a light appetizer compared to the hearty feast New Super Mario Bros. is shaping up to be”, but it seems that's not really what happened. To be sure, SPP...

Solid game design, good level design, and overall very fun to play ; Mario Vs. Luigi mode is extremely fun

A huge lack of originality ; Crappy power-ups ; No flying ; Lacking the "wow" moments that really make the Mario series shine

New Super Mario Bros. is a solid platformer and a nice homage to the Mario series, but it's not Mario's big return to 2D gameplay like everyone thought it would be.

Jun, 2006

Expert review by : Travis Fahs (

New Super Mario Bros.


It's new. It's Super Mario Bros. Need we go on?

May, 2006

Expert review by : Justin Boot (

New Super Mario Bros. - DS review at Thunderbolt Games


It's not easy being Mario. Sure, you've literally got a princess for a girlfriend, but she keeps getting kidnapped by your arch nemesis every time you turn your back. Your hands get singed every time you throw a fireball. Most of your friends are...

May, 2006

Product Specifications

It's been more than 20 years since Super Mario Bros. first arrived, and now Mario and Luigi are back in an all-new platformer for Nintendo DS. Boasting incredible 3D graphics to accompany classic 2D gameplay, this fast-paced adventure will have Mario fans cheering as they make their way over fields, under water, through castles and into the air. New Super Mario Bros. is loaded with features and characters that could only exist in the Mushroom Kingdom, including all-new power-ups like the Blue Shell, in which Mario can ride, and a massive Mushroom that makes him ultra-huge. Not only that, but players can link wirelessly with a friend to play as both Mario and Luigi in multiplayer mode. Jump, bounce and power-up through visually stunning side-scrolling worlds filled with mushroom kingdom madness. The worlds are swarming with classic enemies like Goombas and Koopas, but watch out for new foes, big bosses and unbelievable challenges made possible by the dual screens of the Nintendo DS.


Elements:Action - adventure/Action - adventure / Action - platformer
ESRB Rating:Everyone (6+)
Max Number of Players:4
PEGI Rating:3+
USK Rating:Freigegeben ohne Altersbeschr


Compatibility:Game console
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:New Super Mario Bros.


Package Type:Retail


Game Console Compatibility:Nintendo DS
License Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - action